City of Ember   movie information
Escape is the only option. Rated PG: Parental Guidance Suggested (Some Material May Not Be Suitable for Children) -- Rated PG for mild peril and some thematic elements.
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Released on:
October 10, 2008  

Production Companies:
Playtone, Walden Media
Fox Walden

Status: Released

Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Toby Jones, Harry Treadaway, Mary Kay Place

Director: Gil Kenan

Screenwriter: Caroline Thompson
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Sci-fi, Action, Fantasy, Family
About the film:
Set in a future when the earth's citizens have moved underground, Ember is a city which is slowly dying as the electricity generator starts to fail. Two teenagers dare to venture into the dangerous unknown regions in order to try and save their people.
Rated PG for mild peril and some thematic elements.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $3.13 mil. (2022 theaters) | Domestic Total: $7.87 mil.
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