Revolution #9
Revolution #9 (2001)

There's an old joke that goes "Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean people aren't out to get you," and this independent thriller puts a new and frightening spin on that notion. Jackson (Michael Risley) has a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 7, 2003
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76%
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56%


Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

So riddled with unanswered questions that it requires gargantuan leaps of faith just to watch it plod along.

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Megan Turner
New York Post

A smart little indie.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

... always remains movingly genuine.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A taut, intelligent psychological drama.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

If we sometimes need comforting fantasies about mental illness, we also need movies like Tim McCann's Revolution No. 9.

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Eric Campos
Film Threat

You get the feeling that the filmmakers did their homework and that they're here to represent a harsh reality."

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The characterizations and dialogue lack depth or complexity, with the ironic exception of Scooter.

Dennis Lim
Village Voice

While the ideas about techno-saturation are far from novel, they're presented with a wry dark humor.

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Ed Scheid
Boxoffice Magazine

The intense and penetrating performances of Risley and Shelly focus on the human costs of a mental illness. But the film, while grounded in reality, seems to rush to an abrupt conclusion.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Adam Mahler
better than A Beautiful Mind; depressing but cares about the characters, McCann's great handheld work
Erin Collins
This movie was very confusing, and the ending left me asking, "WTF?" It was interesting though, the parts I did understand anyway.