The Ninth GateDean Corso (Johnny Depp) specializes in tracking down rare and exotic volumes for collectors. While seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, Dean gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.
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Directors of "The Ninth Gate"Roman PolanskiBirthdate: 18 August 1933, Paris, France
Creators of "The Ninth Gate"Arturo Pérez-ReverteBirthdate: 24 November 1951, Cartagena, Murcia, SpainJohn Brownjohn
Critic Reviews of "The Ninth Gate"indieWireSeptember 14, 2012
Polanski revisits Satan with less than devilish fun.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
It's so disappointing for the director of Rosemary's Baby to have to stoop to something as desperate as pyrotechnics and nudity.Orlando SentinelJanuary 01, 2000
The filmmaker takes you on a journey that goes absolutely nowhere.Miami HeraldJanuary 01, 2000
The Ninth Gate is far from essential viewing.Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionJanuary 01, 2000
Watching The Ninth Gate is like being force-marched through dank rooms piled high with musty books, led by drab tour guides who mutter the same pedantic points over and over.Hollywood ReporterJanuary 01, 2000
The film never gets around to illuminating much about the lead character.Den of GeekApril 26, 2017
Who knew satanic enlightenment could be so sexy?Reel Film ReviewsJuly 10, 2011
...it ultimately does go without saying that Polanski's fans will find more to embrace here than his detractors.TheMovieReport.comJanuary 08, 2010
Johnny Depp refuses to comment on Roman Polanski's supernatural thriller, and who can blame him?Groucho ReviewsAugust 17, 2009
Sorely underrated...wisely counter-cultural to Hollywood's idea of what a supernatural thriller should be. [Blu-ray]DVDTalk.comMay 13, 2007
Sometimes dry, sometimes wacky, but surprisingly compelling throughout.Cinema SignalsOctober 29, 2004
At least the action is moved by earthbound dementia rather than by the power of a divinity.
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