• The Village (2004)

The Village

Release Date: July 30th, 2004

DVD Release Date: January 11th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

Members (Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody) of a 19th-century community fear the strange creatures that inhabit the surrounding forest.

Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Brendan Gleeson, Cherry Jones, Celia Weston

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Gripping, Dark, Mystery, Sacrifice, Love, Love interest, Intense, Family, Temptation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    The Village, even when its step falters, is on to something more provocative than seeing dead people. Its power, unrelated to digital monsters, comes from the tension building inside the characters. show more

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It's bad enough to make parable a four-letter word.

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Unlike "The Sixth Sense," the film's key revelation might be too mild to jolt audiences. Some may even feel cheated. show more

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