R | | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.
This movie marked the second collaboration between Frank Collison and M. Night Shyamalan, after previously working together on The Village (2004).
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 18 mins) In the movie, the Philly cop carries a Sig Sauer handgun. In reality, Philly uniformed police officers carry Glock handguns.
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.
German version was edited prior to submission to the FSK by the director himself to secure a "Not under 16" rating. These cuts included:
BRL 2,044,152 (Brazil) (15 June 2008)
$64,506,874 (USA) (18 September 2008)
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