The Happening

M. Night Shyamalan's sixth film mines a rich lode of end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it clichés, but while the set up is spooky, the development is heavy handed and marred by Shyamalan's inability to write natural-sounding dialogue or convincing characters. It's a beautiful morning and New York's Central Park is filled with runners, dog walkers, people...read more

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The Happening - Trailer
02:17 — A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.
The Happening
01:23 — A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.
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02:13 — A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: R
  • Review: M. Night Shyamalan's sixth film mines a rich lode of end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it clichés, but while the set up is spooky, the development is heavy handed and marred by Shyamalan's inability to write natural-sounding dialogue or convincing characters.… (more)

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