The Happening Synopsis
A family is on the run from a natural crisis that presents a large-scale threat to humanity.
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Worst Movie Ever

By Sprizzle
All I can say is that I was embarrassed for the actors on screen, who were completely miscast IMO, and that this movie is the reason why one person should rarely be writer, director, and producer....


I just saw the press screening for this movie by M. Night Shyamalan (writer/producer/director). The Happening is a NON-event - which is mercifully 90 minutes short. It is a lackluster film that...

Interesting premise

By fairygirl43
I'll start by saying that overall, I've enjoyed M. Night Shyamalan's movies. There are aspects of all of them that I've enjoyed. So I'm looking forward to seeing what he does with The Happening. ...

A review from someone who understood the movie.

By travisbarker182
Alright I am here to give my side of the story. THIS IS A SPOILER SO ONLY READ IF YOU HAVE NOT, HAVE NOT, SEEN THE MOVIE Alright well this movie is about how horrible the human race is and how we...

The Happening

By le84ah was FREAKY! but it makes you think....

In a word.....Awesome!

By Killeen_TX_ Mr. Brooks
Wow, That was some movie, from beginning to the very end. The Happening was a real time movie, not slow nor fast paced, without rhythm or reason, it just happened. Blood and gore is NOT the...

Major Problems

By factor40
If you think this was M's chance to redeem himself after Lady In The're wrong. My impression is that they sent a rough cut to the film lab instead of the final edit. There is nothing...


By meninjamonkey
Looks so good, I'm so happy he's finally making an R rated movie. I think it will be a very good move for M. It looks so gorey if you check out the red tag preview floating around the web. I can't...

The happening

By jennifermomof3
Plot was not very strong. Acting was good. I wouldn't see it again....

The happening

By fghgf
it wasnt good ya know it had no plot i saw it in NY but i used my old zip and im just saving you guys some time...

More Info

Rated R | For violent and disturbing images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Horror film is long on peril, but thin on plot.
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