Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 58%
TMDB Rating 6.2
IMDB Rating 6.5
RottenTomatoes Rating 53%

Financials

Revenue: $17,869,048

Budget: $55,000,000

Profit: - $-37,130,952


Movie Details

Tag Line: Escape is the only option

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Oct 7, 2008

Rating: PG

Run Time: 1h 30m

Original Language: English

Website: Link

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Playtone , Walden Media


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan

Lina Mayfleet

Age : 26 | Popularity : 31%

Harry Treadaway

Harry Treadaway

Doon Harrow

Age : 35 | Popularity : 6%

Bill Murray

Bill Murray

Mayor Cole

Age : 69 | Popularity : 30%

David Ryall

David Ryall

Chief Builder

Age : 79 | Popularity : 7%

Tim Robbins

Tim Robbins

Loris Harrow

Age : 61 | Popularity : 29%

Mackenzie Crook

Mackenzie Crook

Looper

Age : 48 | Popularity : 9%

Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Clary

Age : 53 | Popularity : 13%

Mary Kay Place

Mary Kay Place

Mrs. Murdo

Age : 72 | Popularity : 13%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Producer
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Gary Goetzman
Gary Goetzman
Steven Shareshian
Steven Shareshian
Casting
Gail Stevens
Gail Stevens
David Rubin
David Rubin
Richard Hicks
Richard Hicks
Executive Producer
John D. Schofield
John D. Schofield
Diana Choi
Diana Choi
Casting Associate
Kelly Valentine Hendry
Kelly Valentine Hendry
Christina Mullin
Christina Mullin
Writing Screenplay
Caroline Thompson
Caroline Thompson
Author
Jeanne Duprau
Jeanne Duprau
Editing Editor
Zach Staenberg
Zach Staenberg
Adam P. Scott
Adam P. Scott
Costume & Make-Up Makeup Designer
Sallie Jaye
Sallie Jaye
Hair Designer
Vera Mitchell
Vera Mitchell
Costume Design
Ruth Myers
Ruth Myers
Assistant Costume Designer
Camille Benda
Camille Benda
Costume Supervisor
William McPhail
William McPhail
Art Production Design
Martin Laing
Martin Laing
Supervising Art Director
Jon Billington
Jon Billington
Art Direction
James Foster
James Foster
Ashleigh Jeffers
Ashleigh Jeffers
Ross Bradshaw
Ross Bradshaw
Set Decoration
Celia Bobak
Celia Bobak
Conceptual Design
Chris Appelhans
Chris Appelhans
Camera Director of Photography
Xavier Grobet
Xavier Grobet
Directing Director
Gil Kenan
Gil Kenan
Script Supervisor
Sue Field
Sue Field
Sound Music
Andrew Lockington
Andrew Lockington
Visual Effects Animation Supervisor
Pimentel A. Raphael
Pimentel A. Raphael
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