Happening, The (2008)

Lists: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Razzies Worst Picture Nominees

Brief Synopsis: "When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan."

Overall Ranking: 3421 (Rank from 2008: # 74)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 0%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 80%


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People Involved

  • Mark Wahlberg (Elliot Moore)
  • Zooey Deschanel (Alma Moore)
  • John Leguizamo (Julian)
  • Spencer Breslin (Josh)
  • Betty Buckley (Mrs. Jones)
  • Ashlyn Sanchez (Jess)
  • Robert Bailey Jr. (Jared)
  • Frank Collison (Nursery Owner)
  • Jeremy Strong (Private Auster)
  • Alan Ruck (Principal)
  • Victoria Clark (Nursery Owners Wife)
  • M. Night Shyamalan (Joey)
  • Alison Folland (Woman Reading on Bench with Hair Pin)
  • Kristen Connolly (Woman Reading on Bench)
  • Cornell Womack (Construction Foreman)
  • M. Night Shyamalan (Director)