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City of Ember (2008)

PG
90 min | 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.
Director
Writers
Caroline Thompson (screenplay) | Jeanne Duprau (book "The City of Ember")
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Cinematographer
Xavier Grobet (as Xavier PĂ©rez Grobet)
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Budget
$ 55,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,129,473
Gross (USA)
$ 7,873,007
Gross (World)
$ 17,929,684
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Release date
Oct 10, 2008 (United States)

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6.5 / 10 | 58,734 votes