PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.
9 October 2008 | GoneWithTheTwins
7 | City of Ember Movie Review from The Massie Twins
City of Ember employs a supremely majestic setting to unravel its end-of-the-world sci-fi adventure, but several missed...
During the filming of city of ember in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the main city was all built in a paint house. The actors and extras were given maps as it was nearly as big as a small town.
Lina and Doon tied their hope to a rock and tossed it down toward the city. The rock could've ended up on a roof. Or kicked into a gutter. But fate ran another course. And the message found its way. Now the path was clear for all. All of us who kept...
The scene where Doon is watching the boat follow its track, the boat automatically launches into the water. Yet when the three get into the boat, the boat does not launch until Doon pulls a lever.
£496,909 (UK) (10 October 2008)
$7,871,693 (USA) (9 January 2009)