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Check Out This Scene from Shane Acker's 9 Animated Movie

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April 19, 2009
Source: MTV

Check Out This Scene from Shane Acker's 9 Animated Movie

Although I certainly love Pixar, one other animated movie I'm really looking forward to seeing this year is Shane Acker's 9, the post-apocalyptic ragdoll movie that we debuted a great trailer for back in December. Since that trailer hit, not much else has been released publicly, although I did see an extended clip at WonderCon (but that was exclusively shown there). However, MTV has debuted a full clip from 9 today, and I'm breaking my own rules to bring this to you, mainly because I have such high hopes for it and I want to continue building some great buzz. If you're interested in this movie at all, then check it out below!

Watch the full scene from Shane Acker's 9:

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You can also watch this full clip from 9 in High Definition over on MTV

9 is both written and directed by visionary filmmaker Shane Acker, of two previous animated shorts The Hangnail and The Astounding Talents of Mr. Grenade. The screenplay was co-written by Acker and Pamela Pettler (Corpse Bride, Monster House). 9 was first an animated short that debuted in 2005 and earned an Oscar nomination. Providing their voices for the film are Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, Christopher Plummer, and Martin Landau. 9 will arrive in theaters on September 9th.

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Reader Feedback - 43 Comments

1

this looks great the feelings i got were an american tale and for some reason honey i shrunk the kids with a touch of little big planet

chanklas on Apr 19, 2009

2

boy is it just me or is any part time director "visionary" these days.

Shane Acker a legend already?? on Apr 19, 2009

3

Ooooooh scary. That was really great. Got my hart racing there. I'm going to look for the short now.

scotty on Apr 19, 2009

4

Wow, I'm not sure what that was! But I like it!

Bryanmakeup on Apr 19, 2009

5

It looks pretty interesting. The first trailer hadn't sold me, but this short did. Its like watching a Tool video that makes sense, heh.

L on Apr 19, 2009

6

Works fine now! Wow that looks like something special! The attention to detail and the pacing are very impressive. Look forward to seeing it.

dom on Apr 19, 2009

7

I thought the trailer was awesome. This clip is great too. I think the whole concept of the film (post-apocalyptic ragdoll action-adventure) is quite unique and I am really looking forward to seeing it. I just hope the screenplay and the voicing does not let me down! For some weird reason, the soundtrack reminded me of The Dark Knight. You know; full of anticipation and excitement.

Ron on Apr 19, 2009

8

SOLD!!! INSTANT CLASSIC!!!

J.N.L on Apr 19, 2009

9

question #7 It's hard I admit not to hear Elijah Woods break into a SAAAMMM!!!,but it still looks great!!

J.N.L on Apr 19, 2009

10

AWESOME!!!! I look forward to this.

Mike McRorey on Apr 19, 2009

11

ive been really looking forward to this. thank you

chris on Apr 19, 2009

12

That looks sweet.... more than just a "touch" of little big planet, tho.

dRailer on Apr 19, 2009

13

man, i think this looks awesome! if they don't dumb this down with fart jokes and stupid dialogue to appeal to the masses (like most movies do) then i think this could be a really cool and original movie i don't know why producers and directors can't make smart "thinking man's movies" even for kids...but i'm afraid they are few and far between this one looks like it has a ton of potential!

darthwhitey on Apr 19, 2009

14

I can't wait for this, I'm excited for this so much, this clip just made me want to see it more.

The Kid on Apr 19, 2009

15

looks really good i was sold with the trailer and now this makes me just that much more excited to see the movie

Curtis on Apr 19, 2009

16

I LOVED the trailer immensely, so seeing an actual scene from the film really work well makes this one of my most anticipated for 2009, along with Avatar, Where the Wild Things Are, Sherlock Holmes, and Terminator Salvation.

Andrew on Apr 19, 2009

17

SOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Already was sold but now I'm sold again!

Xerxex on Apr 19, 2009

18

It does have a very distinct feel kinda darker than most animated stuff, cant say I'm sold though.

Cody on Apr 19, 2009

19

Wow! Just wow,MUST WATCH!

Fisherr on Apr 19, 2009

20

Man that was really fucking cool.

Matty on Apr 19, 2009

21

love

mortuus on Apr 19, 2009

22

im sold.

mrmr on Apr 19, 2009

23

Nine made a will saving throw

LW on Apr 19, 2009

24

Awesome. You know, the original Oscar-winning short is on YouTube in HD. . .

scm1000 on Apr 19, 2009

25

THE NEWS ------------- Woody Harrelson attcked a paparazzo Thursday at New York’s LaGuardia airpot, smashing the TMZ photog’s camera. He later issued an apology stating: “I wrapped a movie called `Zombieland,’ in which I was constantly under assault by zombies, then flew to New York, still very much in character,” Harrelson said. “With my daughter at the airport I was startled by a paparazzo who I quite understandably mistook for a zombie.” ---------------------------------------------------- hahaha "who i Quite Understandably mistook for a zombie"?... That's the best reason to attack anyone I've ever heard of!

DoomCanoe on Apr 19, 2009

26

awesome monsters!

DoomCanoe on Apr 19, 2009

27

WOW! I'm in!

Nick Sears on Apr 19, 2009

28

sweeeeet

Dan W on Apr 19, 2009

29

I'm there!

Feo Amante on Apr 19, 2009

30

# 24 Link please?

Timothy on Apr 19, 2009

31

TO those who haven't seen the original 9 short film. Go see it now. As in look for it right now you will be amazed. I saw the clip about a year or two ago and I have forwarded it to so many people it's scary. I have High hopes for this movie and hope that this launches Shane into the big leagues.

Eric on Apr 19, 2009

32

damn it!! i need to see this!! but there's like 25% chance I'll get to see it here in the Philippines. *cries in her dark little corner*

vanagwathiel on Apr 20, 2009

33

yes i agree with number 30 giv a goddam link i cannot wait to c it!!!! wud be much appreciated!!!:)

geneguru on Apr 20, 2009

34

Sadly this movie will probably flop in the box office. it has no target audience pretty much except for teenage boys. its not broad enough.

PJ H on Apr 20, 2009

35

Here is the link for the original short. Not HD though... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DE4qHy0RruA&feature=related

D6 on Apr 20, 2009

36

sweet!

JimD on Apr 20, 2009

37

You guys can check out this lil' forum boards dedicated to "9" even if you are just slighty interested in the project.We have every single info regarding the storyline and characters dissected to outline plausible theories and speculation.The community is small,but growing and active. http://movie9.proboards.com/index.cgi (no,I am NOT selling anything and you do NOT get a free game console by sending us your credit card details) You can also check out this older clip from 9.PLEASE read the description before making statements about it's quality 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJcoHk6uTlI

scimitar on Apr 21, 2009

38

Reminds me of when i once played little big planet on acid

driscoll on Apr 21, 2009

39

little big planet on acid

Drisc87 on Apr 21, 2009

40

this looks amazing

sam on Apr 21, 2009

41

ok a few things. this went into production waaaay before littlebigplanet. (both the short, and the movie) i agree with pretty much everyone. it. looks. amazing. this clip is the most truly frightening, soul stirring, eyepopping, mouthdropping thing ive seen in a long time. a very long time. when i saw the short in 05 i was dissapointed. it seemed pointless, a nd it was so dark you couldnt hardly see a thing. when i heard about a 9 movie, i wasnt very optimistic about it. after seeing this clip, its on my must see list. cant wait!

george on May 25, 2009

42

ok 2 more things, 3 actually. after watching this about 500 times (im exagerating of course) i realized i still didnt know what this movie was about (post a synopsis if you can) i also realized how much i wanted to buy the soundtrack. and if anyone is curious, here is the site for the movie http://9themovie.com/splash/ not much is there now but there soon will be. i hope.

george on May 26, 2009

43

If you guys are excited about this, there's prequel story to "9" that has already begun to unfold on facebook: http://facebook.com/9scientist Go inside the mind of the Scientist to see the Machine that will help rebuild the Nation and be the first to see his designs that will change the world. Begin your journey into the back-story of 9 now.

Mike on May 27, 2009

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