District 9

District 9

112 mins | Science Fiction | Aug. 5, 2009

Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

District 9

112 mins | Science Fiction | Aug. 5, 2009

District 9
Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.
IMDb rating 7.9
Producers WingNut Films, TriStar Pictures, Key Creatives, Block / Hanson, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit Fund (CPTC), The Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa, QED International, District 9, New Zealand Post Digital and Visual Effects Grant
Original title District 9
Directors Jacques Terblanche, Neill Blomkamp, Paul Grinder, David Norris, Vinca Cox, Terry Fletcher, Merrin Ruck, Robyn Grace, Ben Burden Smith, Zolani Phakade, Chris van Latum, Richard Green, Julian Botha, Joseph Malele, Chloe Forbes, Thabo Metsing
Writers Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell

Cast

Sharlto Copley

as Wikus van der Merwe

Jason Cope

as Christopher Johnson / Grey Bradnam / Trent

Nathalie Boltt

as Sarah Livingstone - Sociologist

Sylvaine Strike

as Dr Katrina McKenzie

Elizabeth Mkandawie

as Interviewee

John Sumner

as Les Feldman - MIL Engineer

William Allen Young

as Dirk Michaels

Nick Blake

as Francois Moraneu - CIV Engineer Team

Greg Melvill-Smith

as Interviewer

Robert Hobbs

as Ross Pienaar

Vanessa Haywood

as Tania Van De Merwe

Rapulana Seiphemo

as Thomas

Morena Busa Sesatsa

as Interviewee

Themba Nkosi

as Interviewee

Mzwandile Nqoba

as Interviewee

Barry Strydom

as Interviewee

Jed Brophy

as James Hope - Police Officer

Louis Minnaar

as Piet Smit

Marian Hooman

as Sandra Van De Merwe

Vittorio Leonardi

as Michael Bloemstein - MNU Alien Civil Affairs

David Clatworthy

as MNU Doctor

Michael Huff

as MSU Doctor

David James

as Koobus Venter

Tim Gordon

as Clive Henderson - Entomologist

Anthony Bishop

as Paramedic

Anthony Fridjhon

as MNU Executive

Eugene Khumbanyiwa

as Obesandjo

Melt Sieberhagen

as Anton Grobler

Andre Odendaal

as Mike Van Kerland

Louise Saint-Claire

as MNU Medical Student

Norman Anstey

as MNU Lead Medical Technician

Nick Boraine

as Craig Weldon

Brandon Auret

as MNU Mercenary

Jacques Gombault

as MNU Mercenary

Justin Strydom

as MNU Mercenary

Simo Mogwaza

as MNU Mercenary

Matt Stern

as MNU Mercenary

David Dukas

as MNU Mercenary

Daniel Hadebe

as MNU Guard

Bongo Mbutuma

as Nigerian Gangster

Johnny Selema

as Nigerian Gangster

Mandla Gaduka

as Fundiswa Mhlanga

Johan van Schoor

as Nicolas Van De Merwe

Stella Steenkamp

as Phyllis Sinderson - MNU Alien Relations

Mampho Brescia

as Reporter

Morne Erasmus

as MNU Medic

Hlengiwe Madlala

as Sangoma

Siyabonga Radebe

as Obesandjo's Lieutenant

Alan Glauber

as MNU Operating Room Doctor

Nicolas Herbstein

as MNU Biolab Technician

Sibulele Gcilitshana

as Ü Günters Woman

Mahendra Raghunath

as SABC Anchor Person

Phillip Mathebula

as Meat Stall Seller

Claudine Bennent

as MNU Office Worker

Michelle Ayden

as MNU Office Worker

Antony Sarak

as MNU Office Worker

Billy Somagaca

as MNU Office Worker

Ryan Whittal

as MNU Office Worker

John Jacob

as MNU Office Worker

Yashik Maharaj

as MNU Office Worker

Fernando Saraiva

as MNU Office Worker

Sharon Waugh

as MNU Office Worker

Theunis Nel

as MNU Mercenary

Sonni Chidiebere

as MNU Mercenary

Danny Datnow

as MNU Mercenary

Wisani Mbokota

as MNU Guard

Craig Jackson

as MNU Guard

Justin Duplessis

as MNU Guard

Rodney Downey

as MNU Guard

Den Antonakas

as MNU Guard

Mashabela Galane

as Nigerian Gangster

Mfazwe Sekobane

as Nigerian Gangster

Nicholas Ratlou

as Nigerian Gangster

Saint Gregory Nwokedi

as Nigerian Gangster

Donalson Rabisi

as Nigerian Gangster

Zephania Sibanda

as Nigerian Gangster

Gideon Thodane

as Nigerian Gangster

Mdu Mthabela

as Nigerian Gangster

David Mikhethi

as Nigerian Gangster

Jeffries Simelane

as Nigerian Gangster

Shafique Allan

as Nigerian Gangster

Wendy Mbatha

as Nigerian Hooker

Leigh Mashupye

as Nigerian Hooker

Beauty Setai

as Nigerian Hooker

Nkiyase Mondlana

as Nigerian Hooker

Kuda Rusike

as Soweto Resident

Morena Setatsa

as Soweto Resident

Mpho Molao

as Soweto Resident

Ntombi Nkuua

as Soweto Resident

Absalom Dikane

as Soweto Resident

Monthandazo Thomo

as Soweto Resident

Norman Thabalala

as Soweto Resident

Siphiwe Mbuko

as Soweto Resident

Shiela Nene

as Soweto Resident

Neill Blomkamp

as Man with Wikus' Coordinates (uncredited)

Trevor Coppola

as MNU Mercenary (uncredited)