• The Others (2001)

The Others

Release Date: August 10th, 2001

DVD Release Date: February 19th, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Grace (Nicole Kidman), the devoutly religious mother of Anne (Alakina Mann) and Nicholas (James Bentley), moves her family to the English coast during World War II. She awaits word on her missing husband while protecting her children from a rare photosensitivity disease that causes the sun to harm them. Anne claims she sees ghosts, Grace initially thinks the new servants are playing tricks but chilling events and visions make her believe something supernatural has occurred.

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Alakina Mann, James Bentley, Fionnula Flanagan, Elaine Cassidy, Eric Sykes, Renée Asherson

Director: Alejandro Amenábar

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Cruise-Wagner Productions, Sogecine, Miramax Films, Lucky Red

Keywords: Mystery, 1940s, Suspenseful, Mother, Death

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    You can't take your eyes off Ms. Kidman; she has never played a role with more focused energy.

  • 88
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    A fiendishly subtle horror movie, a goosebump-inducing exercise in suspense that uses your own imagination to scare you silly. show more

  • 88
    Lawrence ToppmanCharlotte Observer

    The most sophisticated and satisfying ghost story on film since "The Sixth Sense." show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com


Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Best Editing
Los Premios Goya (2002)
Winner Best Sound
Los Premios Goya (2002)
Winner Best Production Supervision
Los Premios Goya (2002)
Winner Best Cinematography
Los Premios Goya (2002)
Winner Best Art Direction
Los Premios Goya (2002)
Winner Best Director
Los Premios Goya (2002)
Winner Best Original Screenplay
Los Premios Goya (2002)
Winner Best Film
Los Premios Goya (2002)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)