The Ninth Gate - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Ninth Gate Reviews

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July 10, 2011
...it ultimately does go without saying that Polanski's fans will find more to embrace here than his detractors.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 17, 2009
Sorely underrated...wisely counter-cultural to Hollywood's idea of what a supernatural thriller should be. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 13, 2007
Sometimes dry, sometimes wacky, but surprisingly compelling throughout.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 29, 2004
At least the action is moved by earthbound dementia rather than by the power of a divinity.
| Original Score: 3/5
October 7, 2004
The Ninth Gate est un énième film sous-évalué qui mérite davantage d'attention et de reconnaissance.
| Original Score: A-
June 5, 2003
The first hour of the picture is sublime.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 7, 2002
Artfully constructed and deliberately paced, making up for the many ludicrous twists and turns it takes.
Full Review | Original Score: short
October 30, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 6/10
February 27, 2001
a solid, engrossing supernatural mystery-thriller that comes completely undone in the last five minutes
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Amusing, ultra - deadpan entertainment.
January 1, 2000
Compulsively watchable.
Read More | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Through it all, Depp keeps the film grounded.
January 1, 2000
A lengthy exposition, a meandering plot, and overattenuated dialogue. Warts and all, Polanski is back.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 1, 2000
The Ninth Gate is for the most part an appropriately restrained, deftly acted and smartly stylized with a dynamite score by Wojciech Kilar.
January 1, 2000
The movie is so crisply done, with such class, that it keeps you engrossed.
January 1, 2000
Fairly enjoyable as an old-fashioned horror yarn.
January 1, 2000
For the most part the picture meshes spookiness and stylish humor to excellent effect.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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