Release Date: 1/15/2002 Original Release: 1999 Format: DVD Widescreen Rating:PG-13 (MPAA) Rating Reason: For intense thematic material and violent images. UPC: 786936155853 Studio: Buena Vista Home Entertainment
In M. Night Shyamalan's THE SIXTH SENSE, Bruce Willis plays Dr. Malcolm Crowe, a successful Philadelphia child psychologist who is haunted by the sudden reappearance and suicide of a former patient. Months later Dr. Crowe encounters Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), a troubled, withdrawn young boy who bears a striking similarity to his earlier patient. Dr. Crowe is compelled to help Cole, not only for the boy's sake, but for his own redemption. As Dr. Crowe struggles to determine what torments Cole, he must also come to terms with his increasingly distant relationship to his wife (Olivia Williams). Meanwhile, Cole is unable to describe the horrible things he sees even to his worried mother (Toni Collette). The scene where Cole finally tells Dr. Crowe about his supernatural secret is one of the 1990s most quoted and well-known cinematic moments.
A gripping ghost story with a stunning finale, THE SIXTH SENSE became a surprise blockbuster shortly after its release. The film features Oscar-nominated performances by the startlingly intense Osment and the fiercely maternal Collette, as well as a subtle, subdued turn by Willis. Shyamalan directs his intriguing script with almost clinical precision, using carefully framed visuals to create the film's distinctly chilling atmosphere. On the strength of its pitch-perfect acting and direction, THE SIXTH SENSE has become the most successful thriller of all time.
2-Disc Set Region 1 Collectors Edition Letterbox - 1.85 Disc 1: Theatrical Version Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English DTS Surround 5.1 - English THX Mastered Audio Additional Release Material: Deleted Scenes Bonus Footage: "Rules & Clues" Comparisons: Film-to-Storyboard Comparison Production Interviews: M. Night Shyamalan Featurette: 1. "Reaching the Audience" 2. "Music & Sound Design" Interactive Features: Scene Access Interactive Menus Text/Photo Galleries: Biographies: Cast & Crew Disc 2: Supplementary Material Full Frame - 1.33 Additional Release Material: Documentary: "The Paranormal" Hosted by M. Night Shyamalan Featurette: 1. "Reflections from the Set" 2. "M. Night Shyamalan: Storyteller" Interactive Features: Scene Access Interactive Menus