District 9 On dirty dusty ground, a black and white target practice poster of a bipedal insect-like creature stands, riddled with bullet holes. Barbed wire runs behind the poster and a large circular spaceship hovers in the background. Theatrical release poster Directed by Neill Blomkamp Produced by Peter Jackson Carolynne Cunningham Written by Neill Blomkamp Terri Tatchell Starring Sharlto Copley Jason Cope David James Vanessa Haywood Mandla Gaduka Kenneth Nkosi Eugene Khumbanyiwa Louis Minnaar William Allen Young Music by Clinton Shorter Cinematography Trent Opaloch Edited by Julian Clarke Production companies QED International WingNut Films Distributed by TriStar Pictures Release date 13 August 2009 (New Zealand) 14 August 2009 (United States) 28 August 2009 (South Africa) Running time 112 minutes Country New Zealand United States South Africa Language English Budget US$30 million Box office US$210.8 million District 9 is a 2009 science fiction action horror film directed by Neill Blomkamp, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, and produced by Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham. It is a co-production of New Zealand, the United States, and South Africa. The film stars Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, and David James, and was adapted from Blomkamp's 2006 short film Alive in Joburg.
Stars:Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, and David James,