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The Sixth Sense Reviews

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July 6, 2010
The performances are solid with an outstanding debut from Haley Joel Osment.
April 29, 2009
An excellent premiere for new director M. Night Shyamalan as he packs a punch with a great story, excellent directing, a great cast, great performances, and a surprise ending that will leave you breathless for days on end.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 15, 2008
Classy, creepy and cunnningly constructed, Shyamalan's film offers melacholy pleasures and some genuinely effective scares. A quality Hollywood offering and a massive hit.
October 31, 2007
A low-key triumph of mood and menace.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 14, 2007
Mr. Willis gives a surprisingly quiet performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 26, 2007
M. Night Shyamalan neutralizes Willis's star presence with impressive plotting that's a fine excuse for the powerful atmosphere.
April 27, 2007
An effectively understated and moodily engrossing ghost film with a surprisingly satisfying jolt at the end.
May 26, 2006
The screenplay, with its terrific scares and its amazing double-whammy at the end, is a grand achievement.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 9, 2006
A poignant study of the searing pain caused by loss, this all-too-human horror film provokes tears as well as fears.
April 9, 2005
Intelligence and substance in a summer horror flick? Who'd of thought it.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 14, 2005
a good film that shows even better things that lie in the future
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
January 29, 2005
...creepy and tender and moving
Read More | Original Score: B
January 15, 2005
The Sixth Sense will convince you that spooky movies can be exciting, chilling, mysterious, and rewarding.
Read More | Original Score: A-
October 29, 2004
Much more than a one-trick puzzle movie… the logic holds emotionally and narratively, and Shyamalan brings satisfying closure to all his characters and their sorrows.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 28, 2004
Elegantly shot, admirably acted, and well-scored... but when The Sixth Sense leaves the character-study path, its weaknesses and essential arrogance are most obvious.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 30, 2003
Shyamalan relies on gradually charging the atmosphere until an electrifying ending.
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/5
May 20, 2003
This disturbing thriller is distinguished by the moving performance of Haley Joel Osment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 8, 2003
It is the only film I've seen that gives you the creeps and the warm fuzzies all at the same time.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 4, 2003
Willis gives an excellent, understated, and compassionate performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 8, 2002
I'd like to say that writer/director M. Night Shyamalan is a stunning new voice and talent working in Hollywood today. Unfortunately, that pronouncement will have to wait for at least one more film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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