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Year
1999
Runtime
107 min.
Director
M. Night Shyamalan
Genres
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
664,715
Checks
97,339
Favs
4,990
Dislikes
362
Favs/checks
5.1% (1:20)
Favs/dislikes
14:1
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  1. ntan's avatar

    ntan

    I somehow managed to avoid the big twist ending even 18 years after its release. And boy, am I glad I did.

    I've thought a lot about whether or not it relies on its superb ending to be great. And I think it might.

    But does it matter? I mean, there are some really scary moments and some nice dramatic turns in its own right, but the ending is all people think about.

    This might be a good thing. You're able to look at all the plants and payoffs and look at all the clues that lead up to the big reveal.

    And Haley Joel Osment has one of the best child performances ever. Period.

    8.5/10
    1 year 1 month ago
  2. DisneyStitch's avatar

    DisneyStitch

    It's one of the movies where Shyamalan's specific style of storytelling fits perfectly and the concept, characters, and plotline really come together well. Looking back this was more or less the height of Shyamalan's career. Not hard to see why people think it's the only good movie he's every made. 4 years 9 months ago
  3. milia's avatar

    milia

    Very good movie! 7 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #31 in Mystery
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  2. This movie ranks #39 in iCheckMovies - Most Checked
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  3. This movie ranks #60 in They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?
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  4. This movie ranks #60 in AFI's 100 years...100 thrills
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  5. This movie ranks #72 in All Time Box Office
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  6. This movie ranks #89 in AFI's 100 years...100 movies
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  7. This movie ranks #89 in MovieSense 101
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  8. This movie ranks #97 in FilmTotaal top 100
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  9. This movie ranks #118 in All-Time Worldwide Box office
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  10. This movie ranks #162 in Top 250
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  11. This movie ranks #197 in 501 Must See Movies
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  12. This movie ranks #332 in Empire 500
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  13. This movie ranks #423 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
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  14. This movie ranks #822 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  15. This movie ranks #898 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  16. This movie ranks #930 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  17. This movie ranks #972 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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