• Signs (2002)


Release Date: August 2nd, 2002

DVD Release Date: January 7th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

Everything that farmer Graham Hess (Mel Gibson) assumed about the world is changed when he discovers a message - an intricate pattern of circles and lines - carved into his crops. As he investigates the unfolding mystery, what he finds will forever alter the lives of his brother (Joaquin Phoenix) and children (Rory Culkin), (Abigail Breslin). A unique story that explores the mysterious real-life phenomena of crop signs and the effects they have on one man and his family.

Cast: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Cherry Jones, Rory Culkin, Abigail Breslin, Patricia Kalember, M. Night Shyamalan, Ted Sutton

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Genres: Science fiction , Thriller

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Blinding Edge Pictures

Distributors: Touchstone Pictures

Keywords: 2000s , Family , Daughter , Small town , Son , Fascinating , Mystery , Brother , Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The work of a born filmmaker, able to summon apprehension out of thin air. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Signs is about God and family, too, but it's also about scaring the bejesus out of you -- and on that level it works like a miracle. show more

  • 80
    Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Shyamalan is a new national treasure, as attuned to our sensibilities and everyday life as Steven Spielberg.

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