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Release Date: August 6th, 1999

DVD Release Date: March 28th, 2000

PG-13|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
Young Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) is haunted by a dark secret: he is visited by ghosts. Cole is frightened by visitations from those with unresolved problems who appear from the shadows. He is too afraid to tell anyone about his anguish, except child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis). As Dr. Crowe tries to uncover the truth about Cole's supernatural abilities, the consequences for client and therapist are a jolt that awakens them both to something unexplainable.

Cast: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Donnie Wahlberg, Glenn Fitzgerald, Mischa Barton, Trevor Morgan

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Hollywood Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Small town, Death, Mystery, Mother, 1990s, House, Suspenseful, Office

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The biggest piece of supernatural hooey since estranged wife Demi Moore's "The Seventh Sign." show more

  • Perhaps the most startling part is the realization that, in the turn-off-your-brain season of summer, you've just experienced an uncommonly serious-minded movie that's brave enough to engage our deepest emotions on issues of death, madness, illusion and forgiveness. That's the biggest thrill of them all. show more

  • An unnerving and astonishing thriller. show more

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Nominated Film Editing