5.5/10
9,704
67 user 24 critic

Nine Dead (2010)

Trailer
1:56 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
Nine strangers are kidnapped and forced to figure out the connection they have to each other as one has to die every ten minutes.

Director:

(as Christopher Shadley)

Writer:

(screenplay)
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

House of 9 (2005)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Nine strangers, with no apparent connection between them are abducted: drugged, kidnapped and sealed in a house together.

Director: Steven R. Monroe
Stars: Kelly Brook, Dennis Hopper, Hippolyte Girardot
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Stars: Nick Cannon, Clea DuVall, Timothy Hutton
Vile (2011)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A group of friends stop to pick up a hitchhiking woman only to end up getting drugged by her with a gas. They awaken to find that vials have been implanted in the base of their skulls - ... See full summary »

Director: Taylor Sheridan
Stars: Eric Jay Beck, April Matson, Akeem Smith
Elevator I (2011)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Racism collides with corporate greed when nine strangers - one of whom has a bomb - become trapped in a Wall Street elevator.

Director: Stig Svendsen
Stars: Christopher Backus, Anita Briem, John Getz
Breathing Room I (2008)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Thrown naked into a desolate room with thirteen strangers, Tonya discovers that she is the final contestant in a deadly game. Restrained by lethal electronic collars, the players must ... See full summary »

Directors: John Suits, Gabriel Cowan
Stars: Ailsa Marshall, Michael McLafferty, David Higlen
Hunger I (2009)
Action | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Hunger is a dark exploration into the breakdown of humanity. How far would you go to survive in the most extreme of circumstances? Five strangers awaken to find themselves trapped in an ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Hentges
Stars: Lori Heuring, Linden Ashby, Joe Egender
Circle II (2015)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Held captive and faced with their imminent executions, fifty strangers are forced to choose the one person among them who deserves to live.

Directors: Aaron Hann, Mario Miscione
Stars: Michael Nardelli, Allegra Masters, Molly Jackson
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman unknowingly agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

Director: David Guy Levy
Stars: Brittany Snow, June Squibb, Jeffrey Combs
Unknown (2006)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.

Director: Simon Brand
Stars: Jim Caviezel, Greg Kinnear, Bridget Moynahan
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a ... See full summary »

Directors: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña
Stars: Alejo Sauras, Elena Ballesteros, Lluís Homar
Exam (2009)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The final eight candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test with one question. It seems simple yet confusing that soon, tensions begin to unravel.

Director: Stuart Hazeldine
Stars: Adar Beck, Gemma Chan, Nathalie Cox
Truth or Die II (2012)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Young British boys and girls travel to an isolated cabin after being promised a night of heavy partying. Instead of the fun they hoped for, they meet a killer out to reap vengeance on them for the death of his brother.

Director: Robert Heath
Stars: Tom Kane, Liam Boyle, Jack Gordon
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Jackson
...
Shooter
...
Eddie Vigoda (as James Victor)
...
...
Nhung Chan
Chip Bent ...
Sully
Edrick Browne ...
Leon
...
Detective Seager
...
...
John Cates ...
Christian
...
York
...
Anchorwoman
...
Vincent Perez
Edit

Storyline

Communication is the key for the survival of nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover why they are there. Can they figure it out before they all die? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

gun | connection | death | betrayal | car | See All (20) »

Taglines:

It doesn't have to end this way See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 March 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Devet Mrtvih  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was shot in sequence. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, the cup Coogan drinks from in the "cafe" still has the brand new sticker on the bottom. See more »

Quotes

Jackson: [to priest] Have you molested children?
Coogan: I have.
Jackson: What, like boys or girls?
Coogan: Does it matter to you?
Jackson: No.
Coogan: Me neither.
[scoffs]
See more »

Connections

References Saw (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Anger Cage
Written by Mark Wilkerson and Chris Dickerson
Performed by Course of Nature
Courtesy of Silent Majority Group
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A good psychological horror movie.
10 October 2011 | by (US) – See all my reviews

A masked creep kidnaps 9 people, puts them in a room, handcuffs them to a tube. He tells them their mission is to find out why there are there. Every ten minutes he will kill one of them unless they tell him the answer. The group is made up of a cop, two street thugs, a Vegas strip joint owner/mobster, a DA, a priest, a homosexual, a goody two shoes guy, and an Asian woman who doesn't speak English. What ensues is the typical American psycho horror: a bunch of people screaming at each other, insulting each other, grandstanding, deceiving, unable to work together, sometimes trying to work together. Obviously, they won't be able to find the answer in the first couple of 10-minute blocks. They touch on an important issue but don't see it's significance until later. Eventually they start "confessing" their sins, what each did that could have made someone mad enough to devise such a plan. So we learn something about them all. But whenever 10 minutes are up, the masked guy shows up, picks one of them, tells him the reason why they are there and then kills him. How it all turns out is quite interesting, but the ending not satisfying at all.

I'm not a fan of the idiots-bickering subgenre of horror, but this one does work. It doesn't take the insulting to insufferable extremes like the reality-footage movies but rather focuses more on the story. And you do want to find out what the story is. Even though the answer to the puzzle is somewhat mundane it is effective. The ending however is so weak it's puzzling. Performances are very good overall, and that's really the key in a movie like this. And the movie does manage to build quite a bit of tension.


10 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The last 2 minutes f. up the whole story blendastompa
Which ones didn't deserve it? kyle-348
BEST suspense movie EVER BoysMama
peado who gave the kid AIDS still VERY active 2 years after kid died? cddi
Okay, a simple question dking2011
Daniel Baldwin menace0723
Discuss Nine Dead (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?