The Sixth Sense Movie Review Summary

Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Sixth Sense

Dr. Malcolm Crowe is an award-winning child psychologist, who is then visited by one of his former patients called Vincent. He then shoots Crowe, and then himself. Crowe late meets Cole, a boy with the same problems as Vincent. He then decides not to make the same mistake he did with him. Throughout their talks they become closer, and become good friends. It is then that Cole tells him a dark secret. He can see dead people. Bruce Willis is great, but Haley Joel Osment steals the show as Cole. This is a must-see.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison

What happens after death? Cole seems to have the answer, as this charismatic kid actually sees those who have gone by violent death. What they want from him? Dr Malcom, a psychiatrist with a personal burden to carry, wants to help him. In the unexpected end they will both find peace at last.
The review of this Movie prepared by Mary Savvidou

A young boy (Cole) is helped by a pyschciatrist (Malcom) because he is having trouble fitting in. The movie follows events that Cole and Malcom go through. Cole realizes that he is sent out to help people and over comes his fears.
The review of this Movie prepared by Kaydee

Cole struggles to overcome his fear of the dead in The Sixth Sense. He is a "freak" in grade school and will not tell his mother his secret, he can see dead people, because he is afraid of being alienated by her too. He is superstitious about the church and belives it can protect him from ghosts, he is afraid, and when his psychologist (who's also dead) tells him that the only way to overcome his fears and to make the ghosts go away is to talk to them and find out what they want and to help them! He finds that he can help the ghosts and ends up helping his mother and his long-gone grandmother while also sorting his relationship with his mother by telling her his secret and passing on a message from his grandmother to her daughter, his mum.
The review of this Movie prepared by Amy

This movie, the sixth sense, is about a troubled boy who sees ghosts and a child therapist who feels he has failed and uses this boy to correct his previous mistakes. Both characters are in this movies come to terms with issues and fears surrounding their lives. Great actors, a twist towards the end, but overall the movie was a let down. The script needs much more work and there are a lot of questions left unanswered. A must see though for the twist and the use of ghosts. Very jumpy!!!
The review of this Movie prepared by Nancy Ferrinda

Young Cole Sear(Haley Joel Osment) can see things no one else can. Dr. Malcolm Crowe is a successful Philadelphia child psychiatrist. Crowe tries to help Cole with his problem, which he has kept secret from everyone.
The review of this Movie prepared by Will Dame

Script Analysis of The Sixth Sense

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   developing special abilities Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   special abilities Religion themed film?    -   Yes Battle with shrink/bum?    -   battle with a psychiatrist

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   psychiatrist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   None

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