Malcom Crowe (Bruce Willis) is a child psychologist who receives an award on the same night that he is visited by a very unhappy ex-patient. After this encounter, Crowe takes on the task of curing a young boy with the same ills as the ex-patient (Donnie Wahlberg) . This boy "sees dead people". Crowe spends a lot of time with the boy much to the dismay of his wife (Olivia Williams). Cole's mom (Toni Collette) is at her wit's end with what to do about her son's increasing problems. Crowe is the boy's only hope.Written by
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In 2007, the American Film Institute ranked this as the #89 Greatest Movie of All Time. This was one of the newest entries on the list (from films which were released between 1997 and 2005). See more »
Malcolm's hair falls to the side when he does his "magic trick" for Cole in the library. When the camera cuts back to Malcolm, his hair is fixed. See more »
It's getting cold.
That is one fine frame; one fine frame that is. How much...
[he sits down with a grunt]
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The Spanish phrase "I don't want to die" that was played on the tape recorder in Malcolm's office is repeated after the credits. See more »
DVD version features four cut scenes;
Cole visits an old man that lost his wife a long time ago and is lonely. Cole finds some diaries that belonged to his wife and the old man is happy.
After Malcom hears the voice on the tape recorder he goes back to the old man's house to see if he is doing better, which he is.
Cole playing with his figurines: two are underneath a red cloth, Malcom asks Cole why and Cole gives him the men's name, rank, why they were there, and information about their wives.
Extendend ending: after Malcom is gone, the camera pans from Anna to the television featuring Malcom on video expressing his love for her.
The Sixth Sense is one of those films that rarely happens these days. In other words, I knew so little about it before sitting in the cinema that it wasn't ruined before it started.
I don't want to ramble on about it so I'll just say... absolute perfection. An incredible story that had me and my friends gripped from start to finish. The twist in the tale was totally unexpected as well.
After it finished we sat through the whole of the credits and talked about how fabulous it was. If only more films were like this. I can't remember the last time we did that!
Congratulations to all involved in this masterpiece.
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