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The Nines (2007)

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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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Parole Officer / Agitated Man
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Dahlia Salem
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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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Y9u never kn9w when y9ur number is up


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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 the third segment "Knowing", Gabriel's car has the license plate which reads "54P-X63". The numbers 5+4 and 6+3 both equal nine. P and X are nine letters apart in the alphabet. 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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References A Beautiful Mind (2001) See more »

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Comet Samba
Written by Darrin Feder and David Sherman
Performed by Cabaret Diosa
Courtesy of Cabaret Diosa
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Give it a chance
1 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

I will not spoil the movie for anyone. I watched this film last night. This is a film that is worth renting and watching. It has a Donnie Darko flavor to it and is very interesting. The script is solid and very intelligent, as well as the acting. There are three different movies all linking up into one movie about creation in my opinion. All three films contain the same characters, it is just that the roles interchange and do not make sense until the end of the movie. The film begins as almost a comedy and turns into a thriller so just be aware of this and do not get turned off too early. I give this a 7 (as opposed to 9) for a truly unique film with a solid cast. This one is worth renting.


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