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Overview

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Mini Biography:
Born in Puducherry, India, and raised in the posh suburban Penn Valley... See more »
Trivia:
His six favorite movies are Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Exorcist (1973), Die Hard (1988)... See more »
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Down 55% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 35 nominations See more »
Alternate Names:
Manoj Night Shyamalan

Filmography

Producer:
  1. "Tales from the Crypt" (announced) (executive producer) (1 episode, 2016-2017)
        - Episode #1.1 (2017) TV episode (executive producer)
  2. Labor of Love (????) (announced) (producer)
  3. Split (2016/IX) (completed) (producer) (produced by)

  4. "Wayward Pines" (executive producer) (20 episodes, 2015-2016)
        - Bedtime Story (2016) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Walcott Prep (2016) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Pass Judgment (2016) TV episode (executive producer)
        - Time Will Tell (2016) TV episode (executive producer)
        - City Upon a Hill (2016) TV episode (executive producer)
          (15 more)
  5. The Visit (2015/I) (producer)
  6. After Earth (2013) (producer)
  7. Devil (2010) (producer)
  8. The Last Airbender (2010) (producer)
    ... aka "Airbender" - Japan (English title)

  9. The Happening (2008) (producer)
  10. Lady in the Water (2006) (producer)
  11. The Village (2004) (producer)
    ... aka "Grey" - Philippines (English title) (review title)
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's The Village" - USA (promotional title)
  12. Signs (2002) (producer)
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's Signs" - USA (promotional title)
  13. Unbreakable (2000) (producer)

  14. Praying with Anger (1992) (producer)
Writer:
  1. "Tales from the Crypt" (2017) TV series (announced) (unknown episodes, 2016)
  2. Labor of Love (????) (announced) (screenplay)
  3. Split (2016/IX) (completed) (written by)

  4. The Visit (2015/I) (screenplay)
  5. "After Hours" (2 episodes, 2014)
    ... aka "Cracked: After Hours" - USA (long title)
        - Why Star Wars Is Secretly Racist (2014) TV episode (guest ending writer) (credit only)
        - The Whedonverse Conspiracy (2014) TV episode (guest ending writer) (credit only)
  6. After Earth (2013) (screenplay)
  7. Devil (2010) (story)
  8. The Last Airbender (2010) (written by)
    ... aka "Airbender" - Japan (English title)

  9. The Happening (2008) (written by)
  10. Lady in the Water (2006) (written by)
  11. The Village (2004) (written by)
    ... aka "Grey" - Philippines (English title) (review title)
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's The Village" - USA (promotional title)
  12. Signs (2002) (written by)
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's Signs" - USA (promotional title)
  13. Unbreakable (2000) (written by)

  14. Stuart Little (1999) (screenplay)
  15. The Sixth Sense (1999) (written by)
  16. Wide Awake (1998) (written by)
  17. Praying with Anger (1992) (written by)
Director:
  1. Labor of Love (????) (announced)
  2. Split (2016/IX) (completed) (directed by)

  3. The Visit (2015/I)
  4. "Wayward Pines" (1 episode, 2015)
        - Where Paradise Is Home (2015) TV episode
  5. After Earth (2013)
  6. The Last Airbender (2010)
    ... aka "Airbender" - Japan (English title)

  7. The Happening (2008)
  8. Lady in the Water (2006)
  9. The Village (2004)
    ... aka "Grey" - Philippines (English title) (review title)
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's The Village" - USA (promotional title)
  10. Signs (2002)
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's Signs" - USA (promotional title)
  11. Unbreakable (2000)

  12. The Sixth Sense (1999)
  13. Wide Awake (1998)
  14. Praying with Anger (1992)
Actor:
  1. Split (2016/IX) (completed) .... Jai, Hooters Lover

  2. The Last Airbender (2010) (uncredited) .... Firebender at Earth Prison Camp
    ... aka "Airbender" - Japan (English title)

  3. The Happening (2008) (voice) .... Joey
  4. "Entourage" .... M. Night Shyamalan (1 episode, 2007)
        - Sorry, Harvey (2007) TV episode .... M. Night Shyamalan
  5. Lady in the Water (2006) .... Vick Ran
  6. The Village (2004) .... Guard at Desk
    ... aka "Grey" - Philippines (English title) (review title)
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's The Village" - USA (promotional title)
  7. Signs (2002) .... Ray Reddy
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's Signs" - USA (promotional title)
  8. Unbreakable (2000) .... Stadium Drug Dealer

  9. The Sixth Sense (1999) .... Dr. Hill
  10. Praying with Anger (1992) .... Dev Raman
Music Department:
  1. The Village (2004) (executive soundtrack producer) (uncredited)
    ... aka "Grey" - Philippines (English title) (review title)
    ... aka "M. Night Shyamalan's The Village" - USA (promotional title)
Thanks:
  1. A Pizza Story (2008) (special thanks)
  2. Lonely Road (2007) (acknowledgment)
  3. Hitchcock and Dial M (2004) (V) (special thanks)
    ... aka "Hitchcock and Dial M for Murder" - USA (alternative title)
  4. Making 'Signs' (2003) (V) (special thanks)
Self:
  1. "Le gros journal" .... Himself (1 episode, 2017)
        - Episode dated 15 February 2017 (2017) TV episode .... Himself
  2. "Días de cine" .... Himself - Interviewee (4 episodes, 2008-2017)
        - Episode dated 26 January 2017 (2017) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
        - Episode dated 10 September 2015 (2015) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
        - Episode dated 3 February 2011 (2011) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
        - Episode dated 19 June 2008 (2008) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
  3. "Made in Hollywood" .... Himself (2 episodes, 2015-2017)
        - Split/The Founder/Logan Sneak Peek (2017) TV episode .... Himself
        - The Perfect Guy/The Visit/Before We Go (2015) TV episode .... Himself
  4. "Film '72" .... Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2017)
        - Episode #46.1 (2017) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
  5. "Quotidien" .... Himself (1 episode, 2017)
        - Episode dated 9 January 2017 (2017) TV episode .... Himself
  6. The Making of 'The Visit' (2016) (V) .... Himself
  7. "Late Night with Seth Meyers" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
        - Andy Samberg/Kevin Love/M. Night Shyamalan/Abe Laboriel Jr. (2015) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  8. "Janela Indiscreta" .... Himself (3 episodes, 2010-2015)
        - Episode #1.289 (2015) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode #1.176 (2013) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode #1.24 (2010) TV episode .... Himself
  9. "Today" .... Himself (1 episode, 2015)
    ... aka "NBC News Today" - USA (promotional title)
    ... aka "The Today Show" - USA (alternative title)
        - Episode dated 8 September 2015 (2015) TV episode .... Himself
  10. "Weekend Ticket" .... Himself (1 episode, 2015)
        - Episode #3.131 (2015) TV episode .... Himself
  11. "Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf" .... Himself (1 episode, 2014)
        - Authors (2014) TV episode .... Himself
  12. "Tavis Smiley" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
        - Episode dated 30 September 2013 (2013) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  13. "Good Day L.A." .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
        - Episode dated 30 September 2013 (2013) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  14. Bruce Willis: Why the Legend Never Dies (2013) (TV) .... Himself
  15. "Cinema 3" .... Himself - Interviewee (2 episodes, 2008-2011)
        - Episode dated 5 February 2011 (2011) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
        - Episode dated 14 June 2008 (2008) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee
  16. Devil: The Devil's Meeting (2010) (V) .... Himself
  17. The Last Airbender: Siege of the North (2010) (V) .... Himself
  18. Discovering 'The Last Airbender' (2010) (V) .... Himself

  19. "Hollywood's Best Film Directors" .... Film Director / ... (1 episode)
        - M. Night Shyamalan (????) TV episode .... Himself - Interviewee/Film Director
  20. The Happening: Elements of a Scene (2008) (V) .... Himself
  21. The Happening: A Day for Night (2008) (V) .... Himself
  22. The Happening: I Hear You Whispering (2008) (V) .... Himself
  23. The Happening: Forces Unseen (2008) (V) .... Himself
  24. The Happening: The Hard Cut (2008) (V) .... Himself
  25. The Happening: Train Shooting (2008) (V) .... Himself
  26. Visions of 'The Happening' (2008) (V) .... Himself
  27. "Le grand journal de Canal+" .... Himself (1 episode, 2008)
        - Episode dated 30 May 2008 (2008) TV episode .... Himself
  28. In the Mood for Doyle (2007) (TV)
  29. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV) .... Himself
  30. The Shark Is Still Working (2007) .... Himself
  31. Reflections of Lady in the Water (2006) (V)
  32. "Howard Stern on Demand" .... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
    ... aka "Howard TV on Demand" - USA (alternative title)
        - 1 Cent Howard TV Preview (2006) TV episode .... Himself
        - M. Night Shyamalan (2006) TV episode .... Himself
  33. "The View" .... Himself (2 episodes, 2004-2006)
        - Episode dated 21 July 2006 (2006) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode dated 26 July 2004 (2004) TV episode .... Himself
  34. "The Daily Show" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2006)
    ... aka "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" - USA (series title)
    ... aka "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" - USA (series title)
        - M. Night Shyamalan (2006) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  35. "HypaSpace" .... Himself (1 episode, 2006)
    ... aka "HypaSpace Daily" - Canada (English title) (long title)
    ... aka "HypaSpace Weekly" - Canada (English title) (long title)
        - Episode #5.141 (2006) TV episode .... Himself
  36. 50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up (2005) (TV) .... Himself
  37. "Biography" .... Himself (1 episode, 2005)
        - Bruce Willis (2005) TV episode .... Himself
  38. Deconstructing 'The Village' (2005) (V) .... Himself
  39. Inside 'The Village': A Movie Special (2004) (TV) .... Himself
  40. "4Pop" .... Himself (1 episode, 2004)
        - Hyvät geenit! (2004) TV episode .... Himself
  41. Strangers on a Train : An Appreciation by M. Night Shyamalan (2004) (V) .... Himself
  42. Hitchcock and Dial M (2004) (V) .... Himself - Filmmaker
    ... aka "Hitchcock and Dial M for Murder" - USA (alternative title)
  43. "Howard Stern" .... Himself (1 episode, 2004)
        - Episode dated 2 August 2004 (2004) TV episode .... Himself
  44. The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004) (TV) .... Himself
  45. "60 Minutes" .... Himself - Director (segment "Pirates of the Internet") (1 episode, 2003)
    ... aka "TV Land Legends: The 60 Minutes Interviews" - USA (rerun title)
        - An Island of Sanity/Pirates of the Internet/Mary J (2003) TV episode .... Himself - Director (segment "Pirates of the Internet")
  46. Making 'Signs' (2003) (V) .... Himself - Director/Writer/Producer
  47. Moving Pictures: The Storyboard Process (2002) (V) .... Himself
  48. 'The Sixth Sense': Reflections from the Set (2002) (V) .... Himself
  49. Between Two Worlds (2002) (V) .... Himself
  50. The Making of 'Unbreakable' (2001) (V) .... Himself
  51. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2000)
        - Episode #8.309 (2000) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  52. "Good Morning America" .... Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2000)
    ... aka "G.M.A." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - Episode dated 31 October 2000 (2000) TV episode .... Himself - Guest
  53. The Sixth Sense: A Conversation with M. Night Shyamalan (2000) (V) .... Himself
  54. The Sixth Sense: The Actors (2000) (V) .... Himself
  55. The Sixth Sense: Rules and Clues (2000) (V) .... Himself
  56. The Sixth Sense: Reaching the Audience (2000) (V) .... Himself
  57. Music and Sound Design of 'The Sixth Sense' (2000) (V) .... Himself
  58. The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV) .... Himself - Nominee: Best Director & Best Original Screenplay
  59. The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards (2000) (TV) .... Himself- Accepting Award for Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture/Favorite Motion Picture
Archive Footage:
  1. Ceremonia de inauguración - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián (2008) (TV) (uncredited) .... Himself
  2. "60 Minutes"
        - See No Evil/The Garden of Eden/Pirates of the Internet (2004) TV episode .... Himself - Director (segment "Pirates of the Internet")


Additional Details

Other Works:
TV commercial for American Express (USA) (2006) See more »
Publicity Listings:
7 Interviews | 18 Articles See more »
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