An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.

  1. Roman Polanski

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Enrique Urbizu


  3. John Brownjohn


  4. Arturo Pérez-Reverte


Top Billed Cast

  1. Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp

    Dean Corso

  2. Frank Langella

    Frank Langella

    Boris Balkan

  3. Lena Olin

    Lena Olin

    Liana Telfer

  4. Emmanuelle Seigner

    Emmanuelle Seigner

    The Girl

  5. Barbara Jefford

    Barbara Jefford

    Baroness Kessler

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The Ninth Gate
The Ninth Gate



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 23, 1999


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 13m

Budget $38,000,000.00

Revenue $58,401,898.00

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