Nine Synopsis
An Italian filmmaker (Daniel Day-Lewis) juggles relationships with the numerous women in his life.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The carnival is loud, brash, brassy, sexy and sometimes tacky or silly, but always entertaining.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Rob Marshall's flawed but frequently dazzling Nine is a hot-blooded musical fantasia full of song, dance, raging emotion and simmering...
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By James Berardinelli
Despite following its stage inspiration and bringing structure to Fellini's "8 1/2" (the ultimate source material), Nine still suffers at...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A spectacle where A-list talent strives mightily to elevate a C-plus effort.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The magic simply isn't there.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie is full of risible pontifications about the nature of art but falls well short of capturing the angst of creative frustration.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The disappointments here are many, from a starry cast the film ill-uses to flat musical numbers that never fully integrate into the...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The numbers, while lively, remain cluttered and stage-bound. The women, however, are spirited and sexy.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
We'd all like to live in an Italian movie. So says a character in Nine, and it's probably the best line in this musical misfire.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
John Lennon once said, "There's a great woman behind every idiot." This time, I'm counting seven of them.
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Beautiful, exuberant, well written and well acted

By nycubalibre
The characters drive this movie. You get a glimpse into some very interesting people and what makes them suffer, thrive and live. The dance numbers are beautifully and seamlessly weaved into the...

A visual delight

By seattleroz
If you liked "All That Jazz" and "Chicago" you will love this movie. Visually delightful with great music, good plot, clever flashbacks, fabulous actors....a most pleasant surprise....

Nine Razzle Dazzles and Delivers

By irish_eyes
After reading other reviews, I was prepared to see Nine with my fingers crossed. It's a wild ride between the anxiety of the unwashed, mama's boy, smokaholic Italian film director played by Daniel...

NINE is love

By Pollyxoxo
This was an excellent movie. I have noticed that many of those who were displeased with the movie and have written negative reviews, have been comparing Nine to Chicago...let me make something clear...

Not as good as it should have been

By redyeah
With the cast this film has I was expecting so much more. Just pretty empty....

Don't waste your money

By gocamovie2day
I don't normally take the time to make movie comments but this was the worst film I have seen in my life. My wife and I walked out which we have never done before. The torture was too much to take....

Load up on caffeine before you see this one

By tmeno55
My wife and I went to see Nine tonight. We had heard conflicting bad reviews from critics and hype from others that this movie would win a lot of awards. But we both liked Chicago so we went to check...


By movieeeeees
This was the worst movie I have seen in a very long time. Twenty two bucks and two hours of my life that I cannot get back. The lead actor looks like a dirty, old pedophile. What a terrible...


By jdmiller55
I was sad that I wasted my time and money to see it!...


By winsletisforluvers
Although this movie did not have the box office appeal I was expecting overall it was one of the best films I have seen this year. Daniel Day Lewis (now nominated for a golden globe for best actor in...

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content and smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Sensual musical about love and art has mature themes.
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