M. Night Shyamalan - Rotten Tomatoes

M. Night Shyamalan

Highest Rated:   85% The Sixth Sense (1999)
Lowest Rated:   6% The Last Airbender (2010)
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Birthplace:   Mahé, Pondicherry, India
His father is a retired cardiologist, his mother is a retired obstetrician, and his wife is a psychologist. Nine other members of his family are M.Ds. or Ph.Ds. Was given a Super-8 camera as a child and began making films at age 10. By the age of 16, he had completed over 45 short films. Raised Hindu, but attended Catholic and Episcopal schools before going to NYU. Films are shot in or around and take place in his hometown of Philadelphia. Often appears in cameo performances in his films. Adopted the middle name "Night" while in college.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
75% Split
  • Jai, Hooters Lover
$137.3M 2017
64% The Visit
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
$56.5M 2015
11% After Earth
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
$60.6M 2013
52% Devil
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
$33.6M 2010
6% The Last Airbender
  • Screenwriter
$131.6M 2010
18% The Happening
  • Joey
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
$64.5M 2008
24% Lady in the Water
  • Vick Ran
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
$42.3M 2006
43% The Village
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
$114.2M 2004
No Score Yet The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan
  • Himself
2004
74% Signs
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Ray Reddy
$228.0M 2002
68% Unbreakable
  • Director
  • Stadium Drug Dealer
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
2000
66% Stuart Little
  • Screenwriter
1999
85% The Sixth Sense
  • Director
  • Dr. Hill
  • Screenwriter
1999
39% Wide Awake
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
1998

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
58% Wayward Pines
2015-2016
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • Director
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
  • 2015
67% Entourage
2004-2011
  • Guest
  • 2007
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999-2015
  • Guest
  • 2006
No Score Yet Tales From the Crypt
2016
  • Executive Producer

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