The Sixth Sense (1999)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Andrew Mondshein)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Haley Joel Osment)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Toni Collette)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (M. Night Shyamalan)Award details: (details at IMDb)
The Sixth Sense is a 1999 American supernatural thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film tells the story of Cole Sear, a troubled, isolated boy who is able to see and talk to the dead, and an equally troubled child psychologist who tries to help him. The film established Shyamalan as a writer and director, and introduced the cinema public to his traits, most notably his affinity for surprise endings. Upon release, the film was received well; critics highlighted the performances, its atmosphere, and its surprise twist ending. The film was the second highest grossing film of 1999, grossing about $293 million domestically and about $379 million internationally. Its worldwide total is $672,806,292. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture.