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City of Ember

7th October 2008
1h 30m
Gil Kenan
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City of Ember is a 2008 Adventure Family film released on 7th October; Gil Kenan directed the film which stars Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, and Saoirse Ronan. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $37,130,952 on its budget.

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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. Now, two teenagers, in a race against time, must search Ember for clues that will unlock the ancient mystery of the city's existence, before the the lights go out forever.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 11:00pm.

Cast (23)

Bill Murray's profile Bill Murray
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Tim Robbins's profile Tim Robbins
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Saoirse Ronan's profile Saoirse Ronan
Age at Filming ≈ 13
Toby Jones's profile Toby Jones
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Mary Kay Place's profile Mary Kay Place
Age at Filming ≈ 60
Martin Landau's profile Martin Landau
Age at Filming ≈ 79
Liz Smith's profile Liz Smith
Age at Filming ≈ 86
David Ryall's profile David Ryall
Age at Filming ≈ 72
Marianne Jean-Baptiste's profile Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Mackenzie Crook's profile Mackenzie Crook
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Heathcote Williams's profile Heathcote Williams
Age at Filming ≈ 66
Ian McElhinney's profile Ian McElhinney
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Conor MacNeill's profile Conor MacNeill
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Harry Treadaway's profile Harry Treadaway
Age at Filming ≈ 23
B.J. Hogg's profile B.J. Hogg
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Matt Jessup
Age at Filming ≈ 18
Lucinda Dryzek
Age at Filming ≈ 16

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Production Companies

Walden Media

City of Ember Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

17% 13-19
4% 20-29
4% 30-39
13% 40-49
13% 50-59
9% 60-69
13% 70-79
4% 80-89
22% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

35% Female
65% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

4% Mayor
96% Unknown

City of Ember FAQ

When was City of Ember released?

City of Ember was released on Tuesday October 7th, 2008.

How much did City of Ember cost to make?

The budget was $55,000,000.

How much money did City of Ember make?

The worldwide revenue was $17,869,048.

Is City of Ember on Netflix?

No, City of Ember is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is City of Ember on Amazon Prime?

No, City of Ember is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is City of Ember on Disney Plus?

No, City of Ember is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States