After pursuing Kevin Wendell Crumb and the multiple identities that reside within, David Dunn finds himself locked in a mental hospital alongside his archenemy, Elijah Price. The trio must now contend with a psychiatrist, who is out to prove they do not actually possess superhuman abilities.Written by
Director M. Night Shyamalan talked about the importance of colors in this movie, saying, "I chose green for David Dunn because psychologically, it is associated with life giving properties. David is the protector of life. I chose ochre or mustard for The Beast because this color is associated with religious ceremonies, Hindu and Buddhist. A monk's robe. I see The Beast as an evangelist, a preacher who wants to help save 'The Broken.' Finally, I chose purple for Mr. Glass because this color has been associated with royalty, majestic qualities. Elijah sees himself as important, a main character of comics." See more »
During the battle inside the water tank, cracks are visible with air bubbles getting inside the tank. This is impossible since water is supposed to go out, pressure inside being higher than outside atmospheric pressure, as hydro-static pressure. See more »
We keep bringing him sacred food, and nothing's happening. I... The Beast, he showed himself twice to the masses of the broken and-and they're not believing. There's no revolution. I...
Dennis, do not be scared. You have to trust me, as you always have.
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In the closing credits, James McAvoy is credited for playing ALL of his aliases/personalities, rather than just one name. See more »
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Includes an interpolation of "Carrying Audrey" by James Newton Howard
Courtesy of Touchstone Pictures Music & Songs, Inc. See more »
Underrated by the Critics, but Too Talky & a Little Bit Messy
Good: The acting across the board from the main cast: James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, and Bruce Willis are great. However, like in "Split" McAvoy is definitely the standout portraying so many personalities one after the other is fascinating to watch. Although the setup is great and intriguing, it feels glossed over to get to the main plot. Shyamalan's direction with camera angles and shots also standout and help capture the scenes along with the color scheme as seen in the other movies. I appreciate the overall theme of the movie and the message Shymalan is trying to tell, but suffers in the end and pacing...
Bad: As a film that started off with "Unbreakable" and supposed to be the long awaited sequel to it, Bruce Willis' character does not have much depth and is more on the sidelines. There is a lot of talking and some parts definitely drag making the film feel longer than it actually is, however even with this not much seems to develop and happen.
Overall: The film is getting bashed way too hard by the critics, but overrated by the audience. The film's tone is more like "Unbreakable" than "Split" with more talking and a few action scenes here and there.
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