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Nine Dead (2009)

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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.


Chris Shadley (as Christopher Shadley)


Patrick Wehe Mahoney (screenplay)





Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Joan Hart ... Kelley
William Lee Scott ... Jackson
John Terry ... Shooter
James C. Victor ... Eddie Vigoda (as James Victor)
Marc Macaulay ... Father Francis
Lucille Soong ... Nhung Chan
Chip Bent Chip Bent ... Sully
Edrick Browne Edrick Browne ... Leon
Daniel Baldwin ... Detective Seager
Andrew Sensenig ... Parks
Lawrence Turner ... Coogan
John Cates John Cates ... Christian
Emily Hart ... York
Gina St. John ... Anchorwoman
Ritchie Montgomery ... Vincent Perez


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


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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The film was shot in sequence. See more »


At minute 32 the shooter states that the revolver has six rounds. During the opening credits (2 minute mark) the revolver seen on the table is only able to hold five rounds. See more »


Father Francis: I've never harmed a child.
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References Saw (2004) See more »


Anger Cage
Written by Mark Wilkerson and Chris Dickerson
Performed by Course of Nature
Courtesy of Silent Majority Group
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User Reviews

There's a good message, but its just an average movie with average acting.
29 June 2012 | by SunflowersRblueLULUSee all my reviews

I'm really stuck in the middle when it comes to this film, it wasn't completely awful but it isn't my favorite either. It's a film you can watch out of boredom on Netflix, which is what I did.

The only reason I really decided to watch this is because of Melissa Joan Hart (favorite Actress) but her acting was sub-par and even a little hysterical. Only half the cast seemed believable while the other half seemed lost.

The movie plot wasn't all that bad, people want to compare this to Saw which I think is crazy. This movie isn't on the same page as Saw and any other gory horror movie. The story was suspenseful only because it makes you want to figure out why they are there, which they do figure out eventually but I felt that it really was missing some things. There was no excessive gore or violence, but it was interesting to figure out how the whole story unraveled. The ending was a very big twist, I'd say it was unexpected. I figured everyone would've just died like every other movie but the ending turned out to be a survival of the fittest kind of thing.

The one thing that really annoyed me about this film are the unnecessary flashbacks, I've been sitting here watching this movie the whole time and they go back to things that have happened maybe 10 minutes ago in the story.

Overall I'd say it's worth a watch if you don't have to necessarily pay for it.

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Release Date:

6 November 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA


Box Office


$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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