When The sixth Sense Once in the cinemas, nobody knew what to expect.
Author-director M. Night Shyamalan He had only two pictures of his name: one, a semi-autobiographical drama with himself that only played the festival circuit, and the other, a drama about a Catholic student’s search for God that was only $ 305,704 on a budget of 6 Raised millions of dollars. The Walt Disney Studios, which put a lot of emphasis on the script, doubted the film so much that it sold the production rights and kept only a fraction of the film’s potential box office revenue. (More on that in a minute.) And despite the attachment of a star like Bruce WillisEven the press slept on it. in the Weekly entertainmentIn the Summer Movie Preview issue of 1999, the film is said not to have even been mentioned among the 134 films in the spotlight.
But when the picture finally hit theaters on Aug. 6, 1999, and audiences took in the terrifying story – the focus was on Willis’ child psychologist Malcolm Crowe and young Cole Sear (played by the incredibly talented) Haley Joel Osment) who insists (tell us now) “I see dead people” – where nothing was as it seemed, everything changed.