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The Others (2001)

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A woman who lives in her darkened old family house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that the home is haunted.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 29 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
Nicole Kidman ... Grace
Fionnula Flanagan ... Mrs. Mills
Christopher Eccleston ... Charles
Alakina Mann ... Anne
James Bentley ... Nicholas
Eric Sykes ... Mr. Tuttle
Elaine Cassidy ... Lydia
Renée Asherson ... Old Lady
Gordon Reid Gordon Reid ... Assistant
Keith Allen ... Mr. Marlish
Michelle Fairley ... Mrs. Marlish
Alexander Vince Alexander Vince ... Victor
Ricardo López Ricardo López ... 2nd Assistant
Aldo Grilo Aldo Grilo ... Gardener
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Storyline

A woman named Grace retires with her two children to a mansion on Jersey, towards the end of the Second World War, where she's waiting for her husband to come back from battle. The children have a disease which means they cannot be touched by direct sunlight without being hurt in some way. They will live alone there with oppressive, strange and almost religious rules, until she needs to hire a group of servants for them. Their arrival will accidentally begin to break the rules with unexpected consequences. Written by ahmetkozan

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Close Every Door, Turn Off Every Light, And Look For The Others See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and frightening moments | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise's high profile divorce was finalized the same week that The Others (2001) was released. See more »

Goofs

Lighting and electricity. Grace said she doesn't have electricity over there but during night sequences, the rooms are too brightly lit for gas or kerosene lamps. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Grace: Now children, are you sitting comfortably? Then I'll begin... This story started many thousands of years ago, and it was all over in just 7 days. All that long long time ago, none of the things we can see now, the sun, the moon, the stars, the earth, the animals and plants, not a single one existed. Only God existed. And so only he could have created them. And he did.
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Crazy Credits

Thanks to Cercanías de Renfe de Santander. (Thanks to the Renfe commuter trains of Santander.) See more »

Alternate Versions

Theatrical releases included a longer credit sequence with sketches of Nicole Kidman in the attic and the servants, SFX differences, and some lines of dialogue that were deleted from all subsequent home media releases and TV airings (most notably to make certain plot revelations less obvious). See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Andrew Klavan Show: Blaming Harvey's Victims (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

I Only Have Eyes for You
(1934)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics Al Dubin
Sung a cappella by Nicole Kidman (uncredited)
Published by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
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User Reviews

 
HAUNTING THE HAUNTED
13 February 2020 | by waynegavin1See all my reviews

Chilling drama of the haunted house genre,a mother and her 2 children live in a big manor alone since her husband went to war.the mother is over protective and needs to refine the children to quarters so she hires some house help,strange goings on and unexplained measures occur and the house is consumed by disobedience and division, the mother tries desperately to embrace her children but they seem distant and she soon realizes the hired help are no help at all.very well made horror with an of age atmosphere and spooky feel,NICOLE KIDMAN is flawless and the house is haunting,an original story with brilliant ending help this movie over the line for an achieved horror...recommended


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Language:

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Release Date:

10 August 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Darkness See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,089,952, 12 August 2001

Gross USA:

$96,522,687

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$209,947,037
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