R | | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.
Amy Adams was considered to play Alma, but declined.
Woman Reading on Bench with Hair Pin:
I forgot where I am.
Woman Reading on Bench: You're at the place where the killers meet to decide what to do with the crippled girl.
(at around 45 mins) When Pvt. Auster is affected by the phenomenon and starts walking backwards, his foot slips but he controls himself to avoid falling which should not happen in people who lose the survival instinct.
Moving clouds form the backdrop for the opening and closing credits. On the end credits, they've become stormclouds with lightning. On the end credits, M. Night Shyamalan's name vanishes.
£1,632,055 (UK) (13 June 2008)
$64,505,912 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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