R | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.
M. Night Shyamalan wrote the screenplay with Mark Wahlberg in mind for the lead role.
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.
On the train, Julian tells Jess that Mommy has gotten on a bus to the "town of Princeton". Anyone living in the Philadelphia/New Jersey area just calls it Princeton.
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.
SPOILER: The DVD contains a deleted scene of a piano recital that suddenly becomes tragic; there's also extended versions of the lion attack and porch shooting scenes that had to be dialed back to avoid an NC-17 rating.
$30,517,109 15 June 2008