The Happening (2008)

R   |    |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.


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13 August 2008 | rksm-2
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This movie can be summed up very easily, interesting but lacking plot. M Night spent too much of his budget on casting Wahlberg to afford sufficient special effects to give this movie a cleaner look. With as poor as the effects in this movie are it makes you wonder what they spent the 60 million dollar budget on, they clearly could not have spent anywhere near that The Matrix had a 63 million dollar budget...

This is a suspenseful thriller with a mediocre plot. By far it is M Night's worst movie. There is a reason why this movie was written, directed, and produced by him, because no one else was willing to take a chance with it and after seeing the film you will understand why.

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Release Date:

13 June 2008


English, French

Country of Origin

USA, India

Filming Locations

Pennsylvania, USA

Box Office


$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,517,109 15 June 2008

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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