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Categories this film falls into:

Thriller / Suspense

the sixth sense (1999)

Cole sees dead people.

M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan


Bruce Willis
Toni Collette
Haley Joel Osment
Olivia Williams
Donnie Wahlburg


As soon as the credits started The Sixth Sense Poster
rolling, I knew I had to see this film again. I loved it from start to finish. M. Night Shyamalan establishes himself as a master of genuinely crowd pleasing, quality filmmaking.

It's the story of Cole and his special ability to see dead people. Bruce Willis is a distinguished psychiatrist who takes on his case.The film is suspenseful, well-put together, and an all-around joy to watch. It's even better the second time around.


The Basement DoorThe twist. Period. End of story (literally). It's one of the few films where no one spoiled the ending for me - and once you see it, you don't want to spoil it for anyone else.
Donnie Wahlburg as Vincent, the kid that Bruce didn't help.
Toni Collette. She does an amazing job with the accent and I just love her in this role.
Tommy Tomasino as the Village Idiot in the school play. That made me so happy. Why does retribution feel so good?


I see dead people.The kitchen cabinets and drawers. Cole's hands pressed on the table. Very cool.
The one step forward/one step backward game Malcolm plays with Cole.
The stuttering Stanley episode.
The staircase at the birthday party - very cool circular staircase. The shot of the red balloon rising up is fantastic.
Malcolm attempting to tell Cole a bedtime story in the hospital. Then when he reveals his secret "I see dead people."
When Cole and his mom are coming out of the grocery store and she gives him a Cole and Malcolm in the dead girl's houseride in the shopping cart - it's just a great moment between mother and son.
At the gathering for the dead girl Kira when Cole is going into her room - the shot of his hand reflected in the doorknob as he's reaching for it - very cool.
Cole telling his mom about seeing dead people. It gave me little goosebumps.
When everything adds up. When you realize the twist. It's fantastic. The subtlety of it is amazing.


Do you know why you're afraid when you're alone? I do. - Vincent
It's called Latin. - Cole
Cole telling his Mom They don't have meetings about rainbows. - Cole
I want to tell you my secret now. I see dead people. - Cole
Do you ever feel the prickly things on the back of your neck? And the tiny hairs on your arm - y'know when they stand up? That's them. - Cole
You wiggin out? - Cole
I'm ready to communicate with you now. - Cole