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  • City of Ember (2008)

    5.9/10

    PG | 1h 30min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure, Family

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • City of Ember (2008) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

City of Ember (2008) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Toby Jones, Bill Murray, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Simon Kunz, Saoirse Ronan

Directed by Gil Kenan

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.

Tagline: Discover The Secret

Synopsis: When mankind is about to come to an end, a group of scientists decide to create and populate a city deep underground. The city of Ember is to last for 200 years after which its inhabitants are to retrieve from a strong box instructions to return to the surface. Over time however, the message is lost and life in Ember is rapidly deteriorating. Their power supply is failing and food is being rationed. It's left to two young adults to unearth the secret of Ember and to lead the way out.

Tagline: Discover The Secret

Storyline: 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.

  • City of Ember (2008) Movie Details

  • Directors: Gil Kenan
  • Writers: Caroline Thompson, Jeanne Duprau
  • Cast: Toby Jones, Bill Murray, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Simon Kunz, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Lorraine Hilton, Mackenzie Crook, Liz Smith, Mary Kay Place, David Ryall, Harry Treadaway, Matt Jessup, Ann Queensberry, Lara McIvor, Laura Webster, Myles Thompson, Judy Donovan, Eoin McAndrew, Christopher L. Parson, Rachel Morton, Drew Thompson, Conor MacNeill, Megan Riordan, Liam Burke, Cathal J. Ferris, Amy Quinn, Terry Bamber, Catherine Quinn
  • Genres: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure, Family
  • Producers: Diana Choi, Chip Flaherty, Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, John D. Schofield, Steve Shareshian
  • Musicians: Andrew Lockington
  • Cinematographers: Xavier Grobet
  • Editors: Adam P. Scott, Zach Staenberg
  • Runtime: 90 min / 1h 30min
  • Year: 2008
  • MPAA Rating: PG
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 0
  • Nominations: 6
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