• The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Sixth Sense

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

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

  • 88
    Chicago Tribune

    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

  • 88
    New York Post

    (Osment) delivers what may be the greatest performance ever by a child actor. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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