District 9 2009
Title: District 9
Release year: 2009

Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.

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Rated 4 out of 5

“District 9” is a science fiction movie directed by Neill Blomkamp and released in 2009. The film is set in Johannesburg, South Africa, where aliens have landed and are living in a slum-like refugee camp known as “District 9.” The movie follows Wikus van de Merwe, a bureaucrat tasked with relocating the aliens to a new camp, as he becomes entangled in a conspiracy that changes his life forever.

The film has received critical acclaim for its unique take on the alien invasion trope and its commentary on apartheid and xenophobia. The movie’s use of documentary-style footage and its gritty, realistic portrayal of Johannesburg’s slums add to its immersive atmosphere. The special effects used to create the aliens are also highly impressive.

The standout performance in the movie is from Sharlto Copley, who plays Wikus van de Merwe. Copley delivers a compelling portrayal of a man caught up in events beyond his control, and his character’s transformation throughout the movie is both heartbreaking and thought-provoking.

Overall, “District 9” is a highly original and thought-provoking movie that successfully blends science fiction with social commentary. It’s a must-watch for fans of the genre and anyone interested in thought-provoking cinema.

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Director: Neill Blomkamp
Actor: Absalom Dikane,Alan Glauber,Andre Odendaal,Anthony Bishop,Anthony Fridjhon,Antony Sarak,Barry Strydom,Beauty Setai,Billy Somagaca,Bongo Mbutuma,Brandon Auret,Claudine Bennent,Craig Jackson,Daniel Hadebe,Danny Datnow,David Clatworthy,David Dukas,David James,David Mikhethi,Den Antonakas,Donalson Rabisi,Elizabeth Mkandawie,Eugene Khumbanyiwa,Fernando Saraiva,Gideon Thodane,Greg Melvill-Smith,Hlengiwe Madlala,Jacques Gombault,Jason Cope,Jed Brophy,Jeffries Simelane,Johan van Schoor,John Ellis,John Jacob,John Sumner,Johnny Selema,Jonathan Taylor,Justin Duplessis,Justin Strydom,Kenneth Nkosi,Kuda Rusike,Leigh Mashupye,Louis Minnaar,Louise Saint-Claire,Mahendra Raghunath,Mampho Brescia,Mandla Gaduka,Marian Hooman,Mashabela Galane,Matt Stern,Mdu Mthabela,Melt Sieberhagen,Mfazwe Sekobane,Michelle Ayden,Mike Huff,Monthandazo Thomo,Morena Busa Sesatsa,Morena Setatsa,Morne Erasmus,Mpho Molao,Mzwandile Nqoba,Nathalie Boltt,Neill Blomkamp,Nicholas Ratlou,Nick Blake,Nick Boraine,Nicolas Herbstein,Nkiyase Mondlana,Norman Anstey,Norman Thabalala,Ntombi Nkuua,Peter Muyzers,Phillip Mathebula,Robert Hobbs,Rodney Downey,Ryan Whittal,Saint Gregory Nwokedi,Shafique Allan,Sharlto Copley,Sharon Waugh,Shiela Nene,Sibulele Gcilitshana,Simo Mogwaza,Siphiwe Mbuko,Siyabonga Radebe,Sonni Chidiebere,Stella Steenkamp,Sylvaine Strike,Themba Nkosi,Theunis Nel,Tim Gordon,Trevor Coppola,Vanessa Haywood,Vittorio Leonardi,Wendy Mbatha,William Allen Young,Wisani Mbokota,Yashik Maharaj,Zephania Sibanda