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The Nines (2007)

R  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Mystery  |  30 November 2007 (UK)
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A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.

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Storyline

Gary, an actor who plays a cop on television, uses too much lighter fluid when he burns his ex-girlfriend's things, then he drinks and drives, uses crack, and crashes his car. He sobers up in jail and is placed under house arrest and the watchful eye of a publicist, the cheery and tough-minded Margaret. She moves him into the empty house of a writer who's away in Canada on a shoot. Gary meets Sarah, an attractive and seemingly-willing neighbor. His friendship with Margaret blooms and strange things happen: he finds notes he doesn't remember writing, he hears noises, and he seems to bump into himself in the kitchen. Two remaining chapters reveal what's going on. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for language, some drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »

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30 November 2007 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled John August Project  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$29,172 (USA) (31 August 2007)

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$62,745 (USA) (5 October 2007)
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Trivia

In part one Melissa McCarty corrects Ryan Reynolds when he mentions a "vomitorium". Vomitorium is wildly misunderstood word. In 2015 most think that that term means a place that Romans went to throw up when they ate too much. Or to make room for more food. When actually a vomitorium is a passage situated below or behind a tier of seats in an amphitheater or a stadium, through which big crowds can exit rapidly at the end of a performance. A feature that is still common to stadiums. But has a different name now. She correctly used the word purgatorium. Which is Roman times was a place to go to "cleanse". Which included vomiting. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gary: Hey, do you sell crack?
[drug dealer looks confused]
Gary: No, it's cool. I only play a cop on TV.
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Connections

References Big Fish (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Comet Samba
Written by Darrin Feder and David Sherman
Performed by Cabaret Diosa
Courtesy of Cabaret Diosa
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27 January 2008 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

My mind just been blown away. I know that many would disagree, but god bless eMule, cause I am pretty sure that this beautiful piece won't ever hit the big screen over here. I have grown to forget the storyline of the picture I saw day before, yet this one... You would never realize how bad you missed a quality staff, till you come around one. Besides the fact that every part was masterly seamed around the main character, and extraordinary performance of Ryan Reynolds (he is unbelievable) I was pleasantly surprised by the way the storyline had clashed with the real world. Can't elaborate on anything more, just go and see...anyway...


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