#20. District 9 (2009)


TriStar Pictures

– Director: Neill Blomkamp

– Stacker score: 89.4

– Metascore: 81

– IMDb user rating: 7.9

– Runtime: 112 minutes

“District 9” sees an alien species set up camp on Earth. Using the xenophobia humans display against aliens as an allegory for the racism of South Africa’s apartheid, this found-footage mockumentary turns the glamour of interspecies contact into a biting critique of contemporary affairs.