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Writer (WGA):
M. Night Shyamalan (written by)
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Release Date:
6 August 1999 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
"I see dead people" See more »
Plot:
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 37 nominations See more »
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One of the films of the Nineties See more (2024 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bruce Willis ... Dr. Malcolm Crowe

Haley Joel Osment ... Cole Sear

Toni Collette ... Lynn Sear

Olivia Williams ... Anna Crowe

Trevor Morgan ... Tommy Tammisimo

Donnie Wahlberg ... Vincent Grey

Peter Anthony Tambakis ... Darren (as Peter Tambakis)

Jeffrey Zubernis ... Bobby
Bruce Norris ... Stanley Cunningham

Glenn Fitzgerald ... Sean
Greg Wood ... Mr. Collins

Mischa Barton ... Kyra Collins

Angelica Page ... Mrs. Collins (as Angelica Torn)
Lisa Summerour ... Bridesmaid

Firdous Bamji ... Young Man Buying Ring

Samia Shoaib ... Young Woman Buying Ring

Hayden Saunier ... Darren's Mom

Janis Dardaris ... Kitchen Woman
Neill Hartley ... Visitor #2

Sarah Ripard ... Visitor #3
Heidi Fischer ... Visitor #4

KaDee Strickland ... Visitor #5

Michael J. Lyons ... Visitor #6
Samantha Fitzpatrick ... Kyra's Sister
Holly Rudkin ... Society Lady #1
Kate Kearney-Patch ... Society Lady #2
Marilyn Shanok ... Woman at Accident

M. Night Shyamalan ... Dr. Hill
Wes Heywood ... Commercial Narrator

Nico Woulard ... Hanged Child
Carol Nielson ... Hanged Female

Keith Woulard ... Hanged Male
Jodi Dawson ... Burnt Teacher
Tony Michael Donnelly ... Gunshot Boy (as Tony Donnelly)
Ronnie Lea ... Secretary
Carlos Xavier Lopez ... Spanish Ghost on Tape (voice) (as Carlos X. López)
Gino Inverso ... Young Vincent
Ellen Sheppard ... Mrs. Sloan
Tom McLaughlin ... Anna's Father
Candy Aston-Dennis ... Anna's Mother (as Candy Aston Dennis)

Patrick McDade ... Shaken Driver (as Patrick F. McDade)
Jose L. Rodriguez ... Husband
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gina Allegro ... Bride's Friend (uncredited)

Bob Bowersox ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Kym Cohen ... Bride's maid (uncredited)

Colleen June McQuaide ... Tommy's TV Mom (uncredited)

Sean Oliver ... Ghost in the Dungeon (uncredited)

Alison Robertson ... Waitress (uncredited)
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Directed by
M. Night Shyamalan 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
M. Night Shyamalan (written by)

Produced by
Kathleen Kennedy .... producer
Frank Marshall .... producer
Barry Mendel .... producer
Sam Mercer .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
James Newton Howard 
 
Cinematography by
Tak Fujimoto (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Andrew Mondshein 
 
Casting by
Avy Kaufman 
 
Production Design by
Larry Fulton 
 
Art Direction by
Philip Messina 
 
Set Decoration by
Douglas A. Mowat  (as Douglas Mowat)
Susannah McCarthy (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Joanna Johnston 
 
Makeup Department
Richard Alonzo .... prosthetic makeup artist
Michal Bigger .... key makeup artist
Francesca Paris .... key hair stylist
Bunny Parker .... hair stylist: Mr. Willis
Gerald Quist .... makeup artist: Mr. Willis
 
Production Management
Lynn Andrews .... production supervisor
Paul A. Levin .... post-production supervisor
Sam Mercer .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sonia Bhalla .... second second assistant director
Michael T. Meador .... dga trainee (as Michael Meader)
Andrew Mondshein .... second unit director
Scott Robertson .... second assistant director
John Rusk .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Greta Alexander .... scenic artist
Dave Barnes .... sculptor
Kate Bartouldus .... sculptor (as Kate Bartoldus)
Margaret Boritz .... scenic artist
Lewis Bowen .... lead scenic
James Breen .... key greensman
Thom Bumblauskas .... scenic artist
Joseph Timothy Conway .... assistant property master (as Joseph T. Conway)
Jennifer Desnovée .... scenic artist
Christopher F. Graneto .... construction grip
Christopher F. Graneto .... toolman
Frank Grasso .... set dresser
William F. Hennessy Jr. .... set dresser
Robert Holtzman .... assistant set decorator
Robert Holtzman .... buyer
Erika S. Katz .... scenic artist (as Erika Katz)
Paul Maiello .... location foreman
Brick Mason .... storyboard artist
Charles E. McCarry .... assistant art director (as Charles McCarry)
Susannah McCarthy .... set dresser
Morgan Miller .... set dresser
Scott P. Murphy .... assistant art director (as Scott Murphy)
Sharon Potts .... on-set dresser
Ricky Riggs .... scenic charge
Carmen S. Santoro .... shop foreman
Gerald Scaife .... construction estimator (as Gerald James Scaife)
Charles J. Scott .... set dresser
Arthur Shippee .... property master
Stephen Siersema .... camera scenic artist
Duncan M. Spencer .... key construction grip
Kia Steave-Dickerson .... additional props
Nancy Stroud .... scenic artist
John Thomas .... scenic artist
Penny Thomas .... scenic artist
Patrick J. Trowbridge .... set dresser
Matthew Turner .... scenic artist
Sameena Usmani .... art department administrator
Karen Wainwright .... scenic artist
Thomas Watkins .... set dresser
Tom West .... lead man
Paul Williams .... construction coordinator
Jonathan A. Davidson .... construction grip (uncredited)
Jon E. Graf .... mill foreman (uncredited)
Janice E. Manser .... assistant draper (uncredited)
Lori Marks .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Bruce Sumerfield .... scenic (uncredited)
Christine Sysko .... draper (uncredited)
Tim Weston .... construction grip (uncredited)
Christine Wick .... set decoration buyer (uncredited)
Jeff Zook .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Franklin Bergad .... foley editor (as David Bergad)
David Boulton .... adr mixer
Allan Byer .... sound mixer
David A. Cohen .... dialogue editor
Ben Conrad .... foley mixer
Eric Dachs .... apprentice sound editor
Grant Foerster .... foley recordist
Dan Gleich .... sound effects recordist
Harry Higgins .... sound re-recordist
Kenton Jakub .... adr editor
Michael Kirchberger .... sound designer
Michael Kirchberger .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael Kirchberger .... supervising sound editor
Ian McLoughlin .... adr mixer (as Ian McGloughlin)
Jeremy Molod .... assistant sound editor
Marnie Moore .... foley artist
Linda Murphy .... boom operator
Margie O'Malley .... foley artist
Larry Oatfield .... sound effects editor
Anne Pope .... assistant sound editor
Paul P. Soucek .... additional sound designer (as Paul Soucek)
Reilly Steele .... sound re-recording mixer
Erich Stratmann .... assistant sound editor
Roy Waldspurger .... foley editor
Jennifer L. Ware .... sound effects editor (as Jennifer Ware)
Ye Zhang .... utility cable
Daniel Ward .... apprentice sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Richard Alonzo .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio (as Richie Alonzo)
Darin Bouyssou .... mold department: Stan Winston Studio
Connie Cadwell .... key fabricator: Stan Winston Studio
Jeffrey Cox .... special effects
Steve Cremin .... assistant special effects supervisor
Alon Dori .... mold department: Stan Winston Studio
Garry Elmendorf .... special effects supervisor
Trevor Hensley .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Grady Holder .... mold department: Stan Winston Studio
Carey Jones .... mold department: Stan Winston Studio
Bill Lee .... special effects foreman
Lindsay MacGowan .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio (as Lindsay Macgowan)
Tony McCray .... mold department supervisor: Stan Winston Studio (as Anthony McCray)
Michael Ornelaz .... key hair stylist: Stan Winston Studio
Joey Orosco .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Jim Orr .... special effects
John Rosengrant .... effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio
Alfred Sousa .... mechanical designer: Stan Winston Studio (as Al Sousa)
Scott Stoddard .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Stiles White .... production coordinator: Stan Winston Studio
Keith Marbory .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Tim Landry .... digital effects supervisor: Dream Quest
David McCullough .... visual effects producer: Dream Quest
Kyle J. Healey .... digital artist (uncredited)
James Healy .... digital systems administrator (uncredited)
Stephen Lawes .... main title designer (uncredited)
Rick Lopez .... scanning and recording technician (uncredited)
Dean Wright .... visual effects executive producer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Jeff Habberstad .... stunt coordinator
Terry Jackson .... stunt double: Mr. Willis
Steve Mack .... stunts
Mick O'Rourke .... stunts
Keith Woulard .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sheridan Braxton .... company grip
Michael W. Brennan .... company electrician
James A. Casey .... rigging grip
David Cecil .... rigging electrician
Andrew Reed Conner .... company electrician (as Andrew Conner)
Daniel C. Cook .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Jason Cortazzo .... company grip
Glenn Davis .... company electrician (as Glenn R. Davis)
James D. Doherty .... first grip
Bill Fiedler .... generator operator
Mark Fiedler .... rigging electrician
Dave Fortino .... rigging grip (as David Fortino)
David Golia .... additional photographer
Kevin Hackenberg .... rigging grip
Emil Hampton .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Emil Clayton Hampton)
Matthew Hanlon .... rigging grip
Gregory F. Johnson .... rigging grip (as Gregory Johnson)
Craig Ligget .... rigging gaffer (as Craig Heston Ligget)
Steven Litecky .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Steve Litecky)
David W. Lowe .... company grip
Billy Miller .... key grip (as William A. Miller)
Gordon Minard .... rigging electrician
Christopher Murphy .... video assist operator (as Chris Murphy)
Ken Pattison .... rigging grip
Ron Phillips .... still photographer
Scott H. Ramsey .... chief lighting technician (as Scott Ramsey)
Daniel Rieser .... company grip
Kurt Rimmel .... dolly grip
Kyle Rudolph .... camera operator
Leon Sanginiti .... additional second assistant camera (as Leon Sanginiti Jr.)
I. Nate Scaglione .... shop electric foreman
Robert Wayne See .... rigging grip
Jon Sibert .... best boy grip
Jon Sibert .... key rigging grip
Alan Silverstein .... rigging electrician
Craig Simpson .... rigging grip
Edward A. Smith .... company electrician
Baird Steptoe .... first assistant camera
John Young .... second assistant camera
William Louthe .... electrician (uncredited)
Richard A. Mitchell .... electrician (uncredited)
George Roach .... grip (uncredited)
Darren Ryan .... 24 frame video operator (uncredited)
Jarvis B. Wilsher .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Beth Bowling .... casting associate
Diane Heery .... extras casting
Sondra James .... voice casting
Julie Lichter .... casting associate
Mike Lemon .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Teresa Binder .... costumer: Mr. Willis
Nigel Boyd .... costumer
Linda Redmon .... costumer
Maria Vaughan .... costumer
Diana Wilson .... costumer
Pamela Wise .... key costume supervisor (as Pam Wise)
Lorraine Crossman .... costumer (uncredited)
Kathie Pierson .... costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Jennifer Davidoff Cook .... additional assistant editor
John Scott Cook .... first assistant editor (as John S. Cook)
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Gary Levy .... additional assistant editor
Anne O'Brien .... assistant editor
Davis Reynolds .... apprentice film editor (as David Reynolds)
Jae Stein-Grainger .... post-production assistant
Dan Valliere .... color timer
 
Music Department
Pete Anthony .... conductor
Jeff Atmajian .... orchestrator
Elin Carlson .... chorus
Brad Dechter .... orchestrator
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
Thomas S. Drescher .... music editor
Robert Elhai .... orchestrator
James T. Hill .... electronic score producer (as J.T. Hill)
James Newton Howard .... orchestrator
Jo Ann Kane .... music preparation
Shawn Murphy .... score mixer
Shawn Murphy .... score recordist
Kathy Nelson .... executive in charge of music: Buena Vista Motion Picture Group
Sally Stevens .... choir contractor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
Michael Fey .... music executive (uncredited)
Mark Graham .... music copyist (uncredited)
James Newton Howard .... score producer (uncredited)
John Rodd .... score recordist (uncredited)
Dennis Sager .... scoring engineer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Richard Curry .... driver: Mr. Willis
Mark Eads .... driver: Mr. Willis
John Morrone III .... transportation coordinator (as John F. Morrone III)
Ted Schambers .... driver: Mr. Willis
John Tarlini Sr. .... transportation co-captain
 
Other crew
Virginia E. Beard .... assistant accountant
Mary Berkelbach .... medic
Robert Biddle .... security: Bruce Willis
Thomas 'Doc' Boguski .... production coordinator (as Thomas Doc Boguski)
Dan Carter .... location projectionist
Jefferson Chaney .... office production assistant
Anne Clements .... assistant: Barry Mendel
Claire Cowperthwaite .... script supervisor
Carolyn Crimley .... studio teacher
David Cutler .... office production assistant
Renee D. Czarapata .... payroll accountant
Carl J. Davis .... office production assistant
Denise DePalma .... medic
Vince Digiacomo .... craft service
Peter Dinich .... photo double: Haley Joel Osment
Fran Doerr .... office production assistant (as Francis X. Doerr Jr.)
Stephen J. Eads .... assistant: Mr. Willis (as Stephen Eads)
Joe Everett .... unit publicist (as Joseph L. Everett)
Megan Fenerty .... production assistant
Richard Grant .... auricle operator
Beverly Jusi .... first assistant accountant (as Beverly L. Mink)
Kathleen Kelly .... medic
Gabrielle Mahler .... assistant: Frank Marshall
Lilene Mansell .... dialect consultant
Cory McCall .... production assistant (as Cory M. McCall)
Jason Miller .... assistant: Barry Mendel
Doug Moreno .... production accountant (as Douglas A. Moreno)
Raymond Morgan .... production assistant
Missy Moyer .... facilities coordinator
Barbara Muehleib .... animal handler
Sarah Poindexter .... assistant: Sam Mercer
Mary T. Radford .... assistant: Frank Marshall
Virle S. Reid .... production assistant (as Virle Reid)
Jose L. Rodriguez .... assistant: M. Night Shyamalan (as Jose Rodriguez)
Dan Rosenfelt .... office production assistant
Patricia Taggart .... assistant location manager
Pamela Thompson .... studio teacher
Kirsten Turner .... assistant production coordinator
Andrew L. Ullman .... location manager (as Andrew Ullman)
Omar Williams .... film runner
Barbara Young .... medic
Stacie M. Ziegenfuss .... office production assistant
Cheri Zucca .... assistant: M. Night Shyamalan
Joseph Barry .... stand-in: Haley Joel Osment (uncredited)
Francie Brown .... dialect coach: Olivia Williams (uncredited)
Marisa Clayton .... dailies assistant: Magno Sound & Video (uncredited)
Lisa France .... adr voice (uncredited)
Jennifer Zolten Freed .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Melissa Givey .... production associate (uncredited)
Matt Hedge .... adr artist (uncredited)
Heather Magee .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Angela Torrez Parker .... publicity travel coordinator (uncredited)
Tim Ray .... additional set production assistant (uncredited)
Peter Pamela Rose .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Bill Timoney .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... aerial coordinator (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Peter Benedek .... special thanks
Steve Briemer .... special thanks (as Stephen F. Breimer)
Sherwin Das .... special thanks
Marc H. Glick .... special thanks
Sharon Pinkenson .... special thanks: executive director, Greater Philadelphia Film Office
Jeremy Zimmer .... special thanks
 
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Rated PG-13 for intense thematic material and violent images
Runtime:
107 min
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Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Brazil:12 | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia) | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Chile:TE | Finland:K-16 | France:-12 | Germany:16 (w) | Hong Kong:IIB | Iceland:16 | India:A (cinema release) | Italy:VM14 | Japan:R-15 | Malaysia:18SG | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:M | Norway:15 | Peru:14 | Philippines:PG-13 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | Singapore:PG13 (re-rating) | South Korea:12 | Sweden:11 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:PG-13 (No. 36763)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
M. Night Shyamalan wrote the role of Malcolm Crowe with Bruce Willis in mind.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Malcolm walks into Cole's hospital room, Cole's feet are outside the covers. In the next shot one foot is under the covers.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Anna Crowe:It's getting cold.
Malcolm Crowe:That is one fine frame; one fine frame that is. How much...
[he sits down with a grunt]
Malcolm Crowe:...does a fine frame like that cost, do you think?
Anna Crowe:I never told you, but you sound a little like Dr. Seuss when you're drunk.
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What is 'The Sixth Sense' about?
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151 out of 186 people found the following review useful.
One of the films of the Nineties, 8 December 1999
Author: Readster from London

This is perhaps my film of the decade so far. The reasons are too numerous to go into in such a short critique. Surely there have not been too many films that can take you through the range of emotions that the Sixth Sense does. The prime emotion; fear, is a difficult emotion to generate in a modern audience that has seen it all before, but this film succeeds where others fail, praying on your imagination and generating suspense from subtle devices rather than blatant horror.

It is such a relief that the performances of Willis and the excellent Osment live up to an excellently directed quality storyline. I will be disappointed if the youngster doesn't receive at least an academy nomination.

I seldom go to the cinema twice to watch a film, in fact I cannot remember when I have done it before. Tonight I am taking an old friend to see this film as it will be a tragedy if he doesn't see it on the big screen. He has heard so much about it that he is reluctant to go, as I am when something is over-hyped. Just for a change though, here is a film that lives up to its billing and has you thinking about it for weeks to come. As for the twist at the end? Well it totally disorientated me, my mind spinning back throughout the whole film. A fantastic punchline to my film of the year.

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