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  (in credits order)

Dennis Hopper ... Father Duffy

Kelly Brook ... Lea

Hippolyte Girardot ... Francis

Peter Capaldi ... Max Roy

Susie Amy ... Claire Leevy

Raffaello Degruttola ... Jay

Ashley Walters ... Al B (as Asher D)

Morven Christie ... Shona

Julienne Davis ... Cynthia

Jim Carter ... The Watcher (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Gabriel Spahiu ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Steven R. Monroe 
Writing credits
Philippe Vidal (screenplay)

Produced by
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Salman .... executive producer (as Sheikh Mohamed)
Andrei Boncea .... co-producer
Alastair Burlingham .... executive producer
Irina Chirita .... line producer
François Cohen-Séat .... co-producer
Karen Alison Hamilton .... producer (as Karen A. Hamilton)
Stefan Jonas .... co-producer
Al Khalifa .... executive producer (as Bin Salman Al Khalifa)
Alan Latham .... co-producer
Philippe Martinez .... producer
Douglas W. Miller .... executive producer
Alistair Wilson-Gough .... associate producer (as Alistdair Wilson-Gough)
Original Music by
Charles Olins 
Mark Phillips 
Mark Ryder (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Damian Bromley (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Kristina Hamilton-Grobler  (as Kristina Hamilton)
Casting by
Jeremy Zimmermann  (as Jeremy Zimmerman)
Andrea Clark (uncredited)
Production Design by
Adrian Cancer 
Art Direction by
Robert Marin 
Baba Novac 
Vraciu Eduard Daniel (uncredited)
Costume Design by
Ffion Elinor 
Makeup Department
Manuela Grosu .... hair stylist
Clara Tudose .... makeup artist (as Claudia Tudose)
Edwina Voda .... assistant makeup artist
Mircea Voda .... makeup artist
Production Management
Burdette Anderson .... post-production supervisor: Bauer Martinez Studios
Gisela Evert .... post-production supervisor
Thomas Mattinson .... head of production: UK
Marian Pascale .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Theodor Halacu-Nicon .... first assistant director (as Theodor Halacu Nicon)
Virgil Nicolaescu .... second assistant director
Patricia Radoi .... third assistant director
Art Department
Dana Andreianu .... art department coordinator
Marius Bardasan .... assistant property master
Vraciu Eduard Daniel .... set dresser (as Dan Vraciu)
Florin Gavrila .... head painter
Nicolae Kasza .... props buyer
Magdalena Marasescu .... construction coordinator
Constantin Nicolae .... swing gang
Eugen Pisau .... property master
Aurel Popescu .... assistant construction coordinator
Doina Repanovici .... draftsman
Serban Rotariu .... draftsman
Sorin Stanciu .... swing gang
Nicolae Trandafir .... swing gang
Zamfir Cornel .... props (uncredited)
Sound Department
Victoria Brazier .... supervising sound editor (as Victoria Brazier)
Doug Cooper .... sound re-recording mixer (as Douglas Cooper)
Robert Farr .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Fettes .... sound effects editor
William Franck .... sound mixer
Jacques Leroide .... adr editor (as Jacques Leriode)
Tony Message .... foley editor
Marian Pana .... boom operator
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Bob Keen .... special effects supervisor
Adrian Popescu .... special effects coordinator
Cesar Alonso .... special effects makeup (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Florian Strobl .... compositor
Holger Voss .... technical director
Frank Wegerhoff .... visual effects supervisor
Susanne Werth .... technical director
Georg Wittermann .... titles and opticals: Blowup Filmtechnik
Lalit Goyal .... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Rasvan Puiu .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Cos Aelenei .... still photographer (as Constantin Aelenei)
Damian Bromley .... camera operator
Calin Constantin .... gaffer (as Constantin Calin)
Andrei Cretan .... video assist operator
Alexandru Durac .... second assistant camera
Marian Ene .... key grip
Florica George .... electrician (as George Florica)
Ilie Georgica .... focus puller (as George Ilie)
Sarbu Gigi .... grip (as Gigi Sirbu)
Catalin Kislinger .... electrician
Ionut Lupulescu .... camera loader
George Nicolae .... electrician (as George Niculae)
Doru Perneac .... electrician
Violeta Rizea .... clapper
Catalin Simioana .... assistant steadicam operator
Bogdan Stanciu .... Steadicam operator
Catalin Stoica .... grip (as Catalin Stocia)
Liviu Tanase .... focus puller
Remus Tanase .... best boy
Gheorghe Ursescu .... best boy
Razvan Paslaru .... best boy grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Andreea Tanasescu .... casting director: Romania
Liliana Toma .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eli Calin .... costume assistant
Laurentiu Costea .... wardrobe
Ruxandra Nitulescu .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Dominik Bollen .... post-production coordinator
Ritchy Freund .... post-production coordinator
Lalit Goyal .... assistant editor: UK
Fiona Mackay .... post-production assistant
Laurent Morel .... colorist: dailies
Tiberiu Teodorescu .... assistant editor: Romania
Tim Waller .... senior colourist
Jonathan Yau .... assistant digital colorist
Gwyn Evans .... colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Richard Edgeler .... assistant music engineer
Guy Farley .... music producer
Guy Farley .... score producer
Ben Georgiades .... music mixer
Ben Georgiades .... music recordist
Arnold Hattingh .... music supervisor
Claudia Kennaugh .... vocalist
David Theodore .... musician: oboe
Simon White .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Adrian Nita .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Andrei Alexandru .... assistant: cast
Kate Anderson .... legal and business affairs: UK
Stefan Andreescu .... production runner
Rachel Atkins .... legal assistant: UK
Andra Barbuica .... script supervisor (as Andreea Barbuica)
Donald A. Barton .... legal services
Shirley Bester .... production executive: Bauer Martinez Studios
Daniel Bright .... assistant to head of production (as Dan Bright)
Ian Burlingham .... legal services
Razvan Caminschi .... location manager (as Razvan Caminski)
Alexa Carey .... assistant to head of production
Ioana Cernescu .... assistant to director
Steven Edwicker .... production accountant
Fiona Harper .... assistant: Ian Burlingham
Craita Nanu .... production secretary
Mirela Pancu .... assistant production accountant
Sînziana Pop .... runner: assistant director (as Sanziana Pop)
Dorina Popa .... cashier
Lucia Raduta .... caterer
Philippa Rennie .... legal assistant: UK
Kane Sarota .... assistant to head of production
Hugh Spurling .... legal and business affairs: UK
Doru Stan .... production assistant
Anamaria Telega .... office coordinator
Mihai Toderiuc .... assistant production accountant
Matthias Benner .... co-production coordinator: Germany (uncredited)
Dan Garnett .... the director wishes to thank
Will Hoge .... the director wishes to thank
Kelly Jones .... the director wishes to thank
James W. McPherson Jr. .... dedicatee (as Dr. James W. McPherson Jr.)
John Monroe .... the director wishes to thank
Julie Monroe .... the director wishes to thank
Melanie Monroe .... the director wishes to thank
Naomi Monroe .... the director wishes to thank
The Nashville Predators .... the director wishes to thank
Ross Pelling .... the director wishes to thank
Joshua S. Schechter .... the director wishes to thank (as Josh Schechter)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Locked" - Europe (English title) (DVD title)
"Nine" - International (English title) (DVD box title)
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Rated R for strong violence and language
Spain:86 min (DVD edition) | UK:86 min
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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Complete cobblers - ideal for that night when you are very, very bored, 13 September 2009
Author: patrick powell from United Kingdom

Oh dear. House Of Nine, unfortunately, has Euro TV trash written all over it. The giveaway was, as always, that production companies from several countries have their finger in the pie, and the list of producers leads me to believe that oil money is involved at some point. Or perhaps sons of oil money who are a little bored with buying new cars and fancy turning their hand — that would be Daddy's oil money — to film financing. What with most of the world to sell it to, it will most certainly recoup its productions cost and then some. And most certainly some who see it will think it rather good. But it's not rather good. It's rather bad. I picked this up for £3 at my local Tesco seeing that Dennis Hopper starred in it. Well, he does star in it, but his involvement means only that he must have several pressing bills to pay. Another name which caught my eye was that of Peter Capaldi who does such a splendid turn in In The Thick Of It and its cinema offspring In The Loop. Capaldi, too, must have several pressing bills. Oh, and Kelly Brook can't act, or at least acts no better than most wannabes in a sixth-form production. Hopper's 'oirish accent' slips everywhere from Ulster to Killarney and occasionally even Boston, the mad Frenchman overacts so much he probably thought he was on double wages. Briefly, a disparate group of nine people, chosen at random, are locked in a smallish mansion after being kidnapped in London. None is very nice, except Kelly Brook and 'oirish' Father Michael Duffy (Hopper), and it takes less than 24 hours for the lot of them to crack up. The idea is that they should all kill each other, and the last man or woman left standing wins £5 million. Er, and that's it. No other explanation is given, least of all at the end (and the ending is something of a pseudo-significant cop-out) and along the way there is plenty of blood and mayhem. What there isn't, however, is any real sense of horror, any suspense or any slight reason to care what happens. As I say, Euro TV trash to the end. Having comprehensively dissed it, however, I would not discourage you from seeing it if it turns up on your TV channel one night and you have bugger all else to do. But neither would I encourage you. The thought which finally stays with me is: just what was Dennis Hopper doing getting involved in complete cobblers such as this? The pay cheque must have been worth it.

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