Overall Rank: 18130
Average Rating: 2.1/4
# of Ratings: 42
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2009
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/04/2010
Genre: Musical, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Rob Marshall
Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Kate Hudson
Plot: Guido Contini, the world-famous film director, finds his personal and creative life in turmoil. As he struggles to come to terms, he must deal with each of the women in his life: wife, mother, mistress, muse, agent, confidante, journalist and a youthful indiscretion. -- Chris Kavan
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 03/21/2015
Great looking cast and a well made song but the movie is very dull.
Rod - wrote on 05/17/2014
I like the technique used but we all know that the vocals didn't met the musical requirements. I still love musical movies though.
DeryaBulk - wrote on 10/25/2012
Very very fun if you enjoy classical musicals
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Filmhog - wrote on 05/16/2010
I cannot believe that the great Michael Tolkin had anything to do with this mess. (Apparently, he co-wrote the screenplay.) The only good thing about it was Kate Hudson's number, "Cinema Italiano." Yes, the term "neorealism" is misused, but it rhymes, so who cares? But if you've seen the trailers, you've basically seen that number. Not much of a story, dull musical numbers, and I didn't think the acting was so good. Oh well, not sure what I expected. I couldn't get into Marshall's "Chicago," either. And I generally love movie musicals.
I haven't yet seen "8 1/2" (I know, shame, shame), so I'm not sure exactly what relationship this film was supposed to bear to it. Straightforward musical adaptation? Parody? Oh well, it has motivated me to seek out the original sooner rather …
nyp09 - wrote on 03/06/2010
“Nine”, based on the Broadway play of the same name, can be described as an enjoyable mess. There are some amazing things about the film, yet there are some things that bring its buzz down. The unstoppable Daniel Day-Lewis plays Guido Contini, a film director who under pressure to write and direct a film in 10 days. It isn’t only the pressure of the film playing on his mental health, but also the relationships with the women in his life. His trials and tribulations with himself and his women are expressed through both the script and musical numbers. However, the two narrative forms collide in this film making the combination quite messy. The film could have been constructed in a way so that these two could have worked together to flow smoothly, but the way which director, Rob …
patjohnson76 - wrote on 01/03/2010
Rob Marshall, director of the successful film version of the musical Chicago, tries to strike gold twice with his film adaptation of the musical Nine. Some things work, some things don't.
FIrst off, if you don't like musicals it's doubtful that you'll like Nine. It's not a happy story, though the film version isn't as dark as the stage version. It tells the story of Guido, a director desperately trying to find inspiration for his latest film but being haunted by the women of his past and present. As he did with Chicago, Marshall films the musical numbers as fantasies of the protagonist, and this is one area that's a little confusing. How could someone who's struggling to find inspiration and creativity imagine such extravagant and wonderful musical numbers? Though that is a gripe of …
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balulilu - wrote on 2010-02-07 19:30
hello guys. have anyone seen this movie ? coz i did and . . . . . . I don't have and don't know words, to say how awful it was. i was shocked by screenplay. horrible ! actresses were trying their best. but obviously it was not enough and DDL ? what the F***ing performance ?I was very very very disappointed in that movie :( I was expecting NINE since his first trailer.
wekaka - wrote on 2010-01-05 15:30
There are far better movies than this one.
Northeast Kid - wrote on 2009-08-09 23:33
The new trailer is pretty slick.&nbsp; It is odd that DDL is in this.&nbsp; Is he a musical lover?Nine
Austin Shagwell - wrote on 2009-05-27 18:33
Im anxiously awaiting this movie! I heard that Penelope Cruz's character in the play does a naked trapeeze act, or something like that; Jane Krakowski (Jenna from 30 Rock) played her, &amp; won a tony for it.&amp;im also interested in seing how Kate Hudson &amp; Fergie will do with all the Oscar winners in it.Oh, &amp; another possible front runner for best pic is The Road. (even though the trailer sucked, the book is amazing, &amp; they can't screw up the movie without angering a bunch of …