The Sixth Sense (1999)
Director: M. Knight Shyamalan
Screenwriter: M Knight Shyamalan
Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Donnie Wahlberg, Trevor Morgan, Peter Anthony Tam Bertis / Glenn Fitzgerald / Mischa Barton / Lisa Summerour / Filders Baum / Jeffrey Zebnis
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Suspense
Region: United States
Released: 1999-08-06 (USA)
Runtime: 107 minutes
Also known as: Ghost Eye (Hong Kong) / Spiritual Sixth Sense (Taiwan)
Rating: IMDB 8.2 / Rotten Tomatoes 86%
Mike (Bruce Willis) is a famous child psychologist, but there are also patients who have never been cured, and he was even shot because of this. The teenager then shot himself to death. This brought a lot of psychological shadow to Mike. A year later, he found another boy Cole (Haley Joe Osment) with symptoms similar to this patient, and he patiently became his doctor. Cole is not easy to approach, but Mike still slowly won his trust and learned Cole’s secret. It turned out that Cole had a supernatural sixth sense and could see ghosts. Hard as it was to believe, Mike helped Cole come to terms with the fact after he had established the truth.
But just when the problem was about to be solved, Mike, guided by Cole, discovered a more shocking secret…
“The Sixth Sense” is a supernatural thriller film released in 1999, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film stars Bruce Willis as Dr. Malcolm Crowe, a child psychologist who attempts to help a young boy named Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment) who claims to be able to see and communicate with the dead.
The film is known for its twist ending, which revealed a surprising truth about the characters and their situations. “The Sixth Sense” received critical acclaim for its writing, direction, and performances, particularly from Osment, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film was a commercial success, grossing over $670 million worldwide, and helped establish Shyamalan as a prominent director in Hollywood. It has since become regarded as a classic of the thriller genre and a defining film of the 1990s.