The Nines

Metascore
52

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 12
  2. Negative: 3 out of 12
Watch On
  1. John August directs it briskly, as a gossip-era "Twilight Zone" of image and reality.
  2. It's an intricate, at times incoherent, but often funny and consistently fascinating trio of stories with the same actors in different but related roles.
  3. Reviewed by: Jamie Tipps
    70
    This movie is metaphysical fun, and while some elements are predictable, it’s an engaging mystery.
  4. Rather than come across as fantastic or dreamlike, the stories have a vivid, hyperreal quality to them.
  5. Reviewed by: Aaron Hillis
    63
    It's an overall heady conceit about image and invention, clever and fun with compelling lead performances -- especially Reynolds, who finally gets to show some chops in a career littered with Van Wilder–grade junk.
  6. 63
    The payoff fizzles, but the buildup is intriguing until it topples under its own weight.
User Score
6.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 31 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Oct 17, 2010
    7
    It is a clever concept but it isn't presented in the way in which it would of earned a higher rating in my book. The woman in it is especiallyIt is a clever concept but it isn't presented in the way in which it would of earned a higher rating in my book. The woman in it is especially annoying, if only the man could of used his power as a '9' to get rid of her from the beginning. Full Review »
  2. CJO.
    Feb 17, 2008
    4
    Garbage. If you like video games and have two hours to waste, it's perfect for you. Ryan Reynolds does save the film however with some Garbage. If you like video games and have two hours to waste, it's perfect for you. Ryan Reynolds does save the film however with some good acting but the story is so wacky that it makes me wonder if Hollywood writers even deserve to be considered for a raise. Full Review »
  3. Josh
    Feb 2, 2008
    9
    It's been a while since I've been intrigued by such an original storyline. I watch mainly Mainstream movies, so this one was a It's been a while since I've been intrigued by such an original storyline. I watch mainly Mainstream movies, so this one was a little off the beaten path for me, but was not disappointed. Worth every penny. Full Review »