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1999 French-Spanish-American mystery thriller by Roman Polanski starring Johnny Depp as book dealer Dean Corso on the hunt for a book supposedly co-written by the devil himself. Loosely based on the novel 1993 novel The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte.

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What are the three books Corso mentions at the start of "The Ninth Gate"?

I have watched the movie "The Ninth Gate" several times. I am stumped on one of the three books Corso mentions when he is evaluating the Manhattan collection of the poor man in the ...
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What movie are Dean Corso and Liana Telfer referring to in his apartment?

In the first act of The Ninth Gate, Liana Telfer comes to visit protagonist Dean Corso in his apartment, to try to recover her husband's book. During their few minutes of verbal jousting, Telfer ...
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In which way do the engravings represent Dean Corso's journey towards The Ninth Gate?

The Ninth Gate puts book dealer Dean Corso on a hunt for proving the authenticity of a book supposedly co-authored by the devil himself. We eventually find out that there are three authentic books ...
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Who commits the murders in The Ninth Gate?

In the underrated Polanski movie The Ninth Gate, Jonny Depp plays Corso, a dodgy antique book dealer, who is hired by Balkan, a rich collector, to verify the authenticity of a rare dark book, The Nine ...
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In which scene does the uncredited demon character appear?

After reviewing the IMDB cast list for the movie The Ninth Gate, I noticed there was an uncredited "demon" character played by Jane Bradbury. I just recently watched the movie, and have seen it ...
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Why did "The Girl" wipe her blood on Corso?

In The Ninth Gate, after Corso and "The Girl" fight off Telfer's emissary who is trying to steal back her copy of The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of Shadows, Corso and "The Girl" return to Corso's hotel ...
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