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Signs (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 2 August 2002 (USA)
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

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Preacher Graham Hess, played by Mel Gibson, has lost his faith in God after his wife dies in a brutal car accident. He along with his son and daughter and his brother Merrill lives in a farmhouse. Crop circles begin to appear in their corn fields which Graham dismisses as mischief by miscreants. After hearing strange noises and watching news coverage on crop circles appearing all over the world, the family grows suspicious of alien activities. Now they must stick together and believe, as a family to survive the ordeal and find a way to escape. Written by Radhakrishnan

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Rated PG-13 for some frightening moments | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$72,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$60,117,080 (USA) (2 August 2002)

Gross:

$227,965,690 (USA) (31 January 2003)
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Trivia

Johnny Depp was originally approached to star. See more »

Goofs

The dog's names are Houdini and Isabella, but in the scene where they appear together in the cornfield, they are both male. See more »

Quotes

Merrill: One time, I was at this party... and I was sitting on the couch with Amanda McKinney. She was just sitting there, looking beautiful. So, I lean in to kiss her, and I realize I have gum in my mouth. So, I turn to spit it out and put it in a paper cup. I turn back, and Amanda McKinney throws up all over herself. I knew the moment it happened, it was a miracle. I could have been kissing her when she threw up. It would have scarred me for life. I may never have recovered.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are black text that rolls over a black screen with a illuminated blue circle in the middle, instead of the traditional white text on a flat black background. See more »

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Referenced in The Happening (2008) See more »

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5 August 2002 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

I loved the movie. It was scary and fun. I loved the comedy. M. Night took some advice from Jaws by having comedy mixed in with the scariest parts. It is a classic in my book, and is probably the most fun I have had at the theater this year. It is the most scared I have ever been in the theater. I thought it was great that you actually cared about all of the characters. It is a 10 out of 10. Go see it, because you will love it. I will see it again soon.


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