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Nine Dead (2010)

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

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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

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Every ten minutes one must die! See more »


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The film was shot in sequence. See more »

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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 »

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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]
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References La habitación de Fermat (2007) See more »

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Written by Mark Wilkerson and Chris Dickerson
Performed by Course of Nature
Courtesy of Silent Majority Group
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Engaging Puzzler With A Twist That Is Just Too Forced.
31 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

9 Dead is a horror-mystery puzzler (in vein of the Saw films, for example) that I found to be pretty engaging. But the ending is just bad.

The plot is pretty straight forward: 9 people are kidnapped by a masked man with a taser; locked in a room together; and told they have to figure out why each person is there...with 1 person dying every 10 minutes. There's a Lawyer, A Cop, A Thief, A Rapist/Pedophile, a Mobster, A Health Insurance Salesman, A Chinese store clerk & a young Barkeep. In order to survive, they must figure out how they are all connected.

As a humorously ironic personal note, like the characters in the film, I found myself trying to solve the puzzle of where I've seen some of them before (answer: Sabrina The Teenage Witch and that Fallen Skies show).

Anyways...it goes along well enough. Had me wrapped up in the puzzle. But you are left with a situation that doesn't really jive with the title so they added a twist at the end. And this twist was totally absurd and felt really forced. Plus, there was another scene after this which seemed to be another pathetically forced attempt to set up a sequel. I would have enjoyed it more if they just wrapped up the damn story as it was...but whatever. I still enjoyed it.

5 out 10.


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