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The Happening
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Mark Wahlberg Mark Wahlberg
Elliot Moore
Zooey Deschanel Zooey Deschanel
Alma Moore
Betty Buckley Betty Buckley
Mrs. Jones
Frank Collison Frank Collison
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M. Night Shyamalan M. Night Shyamalan
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The Almost!

9 years, 2 months ago at Jun 15 10:34
8 votes
"Can I have a ticket to The Happening thats happening right now?"

The title and trailer of this film always lead me to believe this was a 'movie within a tv show' from the Simpsons. Its ambiguousness and vague outset gave that extra point that you have to see this film to actually find out whats going on! However, it did give me a sense of curiousity and it was instantly put on my t... read more

Shyamalan is back!

9 years, 2 months ago at Jun 15 6:15
5 votes
"There appears to be an event happening..."

As of 2008, it has been nine years since M. Night Shyamalan made his mark on the thriller genre with his 1999 hit The Sixth Sense. Director/writer Shyamalan proved that he is able to create some intriguing concepts and bring them successfully to the big screen. Unfortunately, from there it has been nothing but downhill for the director. In... read more

Laughably bad

9 years, 1 month ago at Jul 4 16:38
2 votes
I'm honestly not exaggerating when I say this may be one of the worst movies I've ever seen. I've seen low budget slasher flicks and student films that were better than this.

Some dodgy acting. Terrible dialogue. Characterisation was poor so I really didn't care whether anyone in the film died or not, even with the added cliche of throwing a child into the mix to try to elicit some ... read more
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When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore and his wife 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?
Release date: 13 June 2008
Tags: 2008 (28), Thriller (27), Drama (23), Sci-fi (17), Survival (15), Suicide (15), Horror (15), 2000s (13), Mystery (13), Suspense (12), Nature (11), Plants (10), Death (9), Teacher (7), Teacher Meeting (6), Neuro-toxin (6), Jeep (6), Binoculars (6), Cooling Tower (6), Train Ticket (6)
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