Sixth Sense, The

Lists: Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009, Thriller, Horror, AFI 100 (2007), Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people."

Overall Ranking: 734 (Rank from 1999: # 21)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 62.5%
Regular 18.75%
Half-Popped 18.75%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Dave Examines Movies96(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik95Comedy: 0
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 8
Rewatch: 8
Dan O'Neill95(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10194(full review)
Cut The Crap Movie Reviews by Aiden R90(full review)
Sir M Hayes XIV85
Bryan Lienesch85 - The final plot twist (you KNOW the one I'm talking about) goes right up there with Vader telling Luke who his father is.
Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 6
Lisa Marie Bowman85 - Say what you will about M. Night Shyamalan, The Sixth Sense holds up well.
(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest84Comedy: 0
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 5
Colin Flanagan83.6 - "The Shining" brought us both M. Night Shyamalan and the great third act twist.
Comedy: 0
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 6
Rewatch: 7
David Baruffi80
Nick Ledgerwood70
Gorgon Reviews61
Brandon H60
Carly Booth56.6(full review)

People Involved

  • Bruce Willis (Malcolm Crowe)
  • Haley Joel Osment (Cole Sear)
  • Toni Collette (Lynn Sear)
  • Olivia Williams (Anna Crowe)
  • Mischa Barton (Kyra Collins)
  • Donnie Wahlberg (Vincent Grey)
  • Trevor Morgan (Tommy Tammisimo)
  • Greg Wood (Mr. Collins)
  • Jeffrey Zubernis (Bobby)
  • Glenn Fitzgerald (Sean)
  • Bruce Norris (Stanley Cunningham)
  • M. Night Shyamalan (Director)