The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

DVD - 2000
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A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8 year old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Hollywood Pictures Home Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2000]
Edition: Widescreen version
ISBN: 9780788818370
0788818376
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: 6th sense

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AMerr22
Oct 17, 2017

Great movie. One of the directors best.

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readyrisa
Oct 14, 2017

It's been over 18 years or so since this movie has been released....and I just watched it again....it's still just as good as when I first saw it 18 years ago. Timeless!

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greatflicks
Aug 06, 2017

This is a winner one of the best movies I have watched. Wow was it ever emotional at the end, I had tears in my eyes. Today was the 3rd time I watched it and it was as good today as the first time. This is a movie that takes paying attention to so you will know what is going on and add to your entertainment. When the movie ended I watched the additional information on how the movie was made and found the additional information worthwhile. Warning if you are used to the newer action packed movies the ones you don't have to think and pay attention to then you might find a movie like this difficult and challenging because you do have to pay attention and listen to get the full impact of the movie. I understand and realize over years movies have changed as have the audience. Many of the young people today have not developed the necessary attention span to be appreciative of movies that take a while to develop a worthwhile plot.

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britprincess1ajax
Aug 09, 2016

I already knew the twist in this film long before I even started watching. In its day, this film was a cultural touchstone, both shocking for some and subject to mockery for others. I feel the latter group had had its ending spoiled for them. The film is about a regretful child psychologist who feels he failed a former patient; as a result, he turns his attention to a special boy with an unbelievable ability. More suspenseful thriller than horror, it is worthy of attention for its strong attention to detail, its symbolism, and, above all, its innovative approach that offers a refreshing take on the classic ghost story. If you are fortunate enough to not know this film's secrets, I recommend giving THE SIXTH SENSE a watch.

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nidus
Jun 07, 2016

Fine work by Bruce Willis; perhaps his best. Shyamalan has created a classic with excellent casting a special story line. Highly recommended.

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lipglossgirl
Dec 17, 2015

The best movie I've ever seen, hands down. So scary and amazing.

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alinisar33
Sep 01, 2015

Every now and then, comes a film that throws off even the brightest and sharpest viewers. The Sixth Sense is one of those films. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan, The Sixth Sense is a thrilling tale that combines horror elements, comedic points and twists it all together to form a flick that after 16 years, is still considered one of the best.
The film features Dr. Malcolm Crowe, a child psychologist who is confronted in his bedroom by one of his former patients. The patient tells Malcolm that years ago, he failed him. Months later, Crow begins to work with 9 year old Cole Sear. The boy suffers with different mental conditions, and Crowe makes it his goal to help and cure Cole, and compensate for his failure with Vincent. Throughout the film, Crowe learns more and more about Cole, and begins to spend great amounts of time with him. All the while, his wife is now estranged from Crowe, seldom addressing him and never even looking at him. As time goes on, Crowe begins to believe Cole is delusional and considers leaving his case, but then remembers that he made the same mistake with Vincent. This makes him even more determined to help Cole.
Cole’s mother explains one of Cole’s biggest problems; that he never talks about his problems to anybody. Even his mother has no clue as to what’s going on with him, and at first he’s extremely reluctant to tell Crowe as well. Nothing will be given away, but the film’s largest drawing point is the ending, largely considered to be one of the greatest twists endings of all time. The entire film is consistent, interesting and full of unique surprises and qualities. It’s definitely a film that requires a second viewing, in order to make full sense of the ending. Overall, the Sixth Sense is a terrific movie that doesn’t drag on for a second while telling a very unique and distinctive plot.

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akirakato
Jul 24, 2014

This is a 1999 American supernatural thriller written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
It concerns Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), a troubled, isolated boy who is able to see and talk to the dead, and an equally troubled child psychologist (Bruce Willis) who tries to help him.
At the end of the first sequences is a red-herring, which puts up "The next fall" on the screen.
Somehow, however, I sense its suprise twist ending.
Although the performance of the child actor is excellent, I couldn't enjoy the whole film simply becuase I just can't believe this kind of supernatural phenomenon.

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Beth1603
Jun 07, 2014

Just watch it. Don't ask anyone about it. Don't read anything about it.

Know that it's worth your time. And you need to watch it.

IMolina3 Dec 15, 2013

this put us to think about that we do have a six sense, when u put somethin somewhere and then you dond find it juff..

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lipglossgirl
Dec 17, 2015

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Intense jump scares, gruesome imagery and scary concepts.

vitriolic7eyes May 01, 2012

Violence: Mild since most of the ghosts are already dead. But flashbacks do occur and can be very violent.

vitriolic7eyes May 01, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: The sixth sense means seeing dead people, and here the dead appear exactly as they did in the moment of their death. This makes for some gruesome and frightening scenes.

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Teyfor8Wyoma
Jul 16, 2010

Violence: Some frightening imagery

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lipglossgirl
Dec 17, 2015

lipglossgirl thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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iwasthewalrus
Sep 19, 2010

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Teyfor8Wyoma
Jul 16, 2010

Teyfor8Wyoma thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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Bronco92
Apr 13, 2017

"I see dead people".

Laura_X Oct 26, 2016

I see dead people.

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Teyfor8Wyoma
Jul 16, 2010

"I see dead people"

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lipglossgirl
Dec 17, 2015

A disheartened child psychologist tries to help a little boy who can see dead people. Surprise ending. Classic. Scary.

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