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Signs (2002)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rev. Graham Hess
... Merrill Hess
... Morgan Hess
... Bo Hess
... Officer Paski
... Ray Reddy
... Colleen Hess
... SFC Cunningham
... Tracey Abernathy, the Pharmacist
... Mr. Nathan
... Mrs. Nathan
... Lionel Prichard
Kevin Pires ... Brazilian Birthday Boy
... Columbia University Professor
Rhonda Overby ... Sarah Hughes
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Storyline

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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2 August 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

M. Night Shyamalan's Signs  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$72,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,117,080, 4 August 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$227,966,634

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$408,247,917
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

M. Night Shyamalan set the film in cornfields, because the stalks are taller and more ominous than wheat. See more »

Goofs

In the start of the movie it says that they are 45 miles outside of Philadelphia. In reality they are no more than 10 miles from the Philadelphia border. See more »

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Graham Hess: Morgan, after you were born, the doctor gave you to your mother. When she first looked at you, you just stared right back. You both just stared at each other for longest time, and you didn't even cry.
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In Memory of Bill Nisselson - June 19, 2001 See more »

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Spoofed in Robot Chicken: S&M Present (2005) See more »

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If you haven't seen it, you won't miss out.
11 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

First time I saw this movie as it was pretty new. Back then I didn't like it much and the only thing I remembered was, that it was pretty boring to watch. Now I thought of giving it a second chance. But still Signs doesn't get me at all. The acting and especially the dialogues are weird and during most of the time nothing happens in this movie. Graham and Merrill just appear a little dumb, but the way they treat the two children on the other hand is presented very heart warming. Yes, at the end we see one of the aliens, but again, it seems like this movie was not really trying to provoke a deeper reaction from the audience. Signs is well shot, but the story lacks excitement and the main characters, who are usually great actors, seem totally out of place in this one. If you haven't seen it, you won't miss out.


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