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District 9 (2009)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on District 9 as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

District 9 is an science fiction movie directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt and Sylvaine Strike and Elizabeth Mkandawie. The movie was written by Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell. The film has a $30 million budget with a 112-minute running time. District 9 currently has a 7.9 IMDb rating, based on 589265 and 81 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for District 9

District 9 release date

When does District 9 come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for District 9 (2009)is August 14, 2009.

When will District 9 be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

District 9 DVD/Blu-ray release date is Tuesday, December 22, 2009. The estimated DVD release date is December 2009. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in December 2009. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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District 9 budget

How much did District 9 cost to make?

$30,000,000 budget

The movie cost $30 million to make.

District 9 movie poster

District 9 rating

R Rated

District 9 is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.

District 9 reviews

7.9 IMDb 81 Metascore

The movie currently has a 7.9 of out 10 IMDb rating and 81 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

District 9 trailer

District 9 plot summary

What is District 9 about?

Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the ‘Non-Humans’ are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United (MNU).

Synopsis from IMDb An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

District 9 cast

Who is in District 9?

Sharlto Copley in District 9 Sharlto Copley as Wikus van der Merwe
Jason Cope in District 9 Jason Cope as Christopher Johnson / Grey Bradnam / Trent
Nathalie Boltt in District 9 Nathalie Boltt as Sarah Livingstone – Sociologist
Sylvaine Strike in District 9 Sylvaine Strike as Dr Katrina McKenzie
Elizabeth Mkandawie in District 9 Elizabeth Mkandawie as Interviewee

District 9 box Office

How much did District 9 make?

$210,819,611 worldwide

The film has made over $211 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

District 9 details

Theatrical Release Date: August 14, 2009
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: December 22, 2009
Film Budget: $30 million
Box Office: $211 million
Length: 112 minutes
Genre: Science Fiction
Language: English

District 9 facts

How long is District 9?

The movie is 112 minutes long (1 hour and 52 minutes).

What year did District 9 come out?

The movie is out on August 14, 2009. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Sharlto Copley plays as Wikus van der Merwe.

Who is the director of District 9?

Neill Blomkamp directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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