The Sixth Sense

Cole (Haley Joel Osment) reveals to Dr Malcolm (Bruce Willis) his ability to see the spirits of the dead after an unpleasant experience in a birthday party. Malcolm fears that the child might be having a mental illness, but is determined to help Cole by "cooperating" with him. By that, he tells him to help the spirits he see - not to fear them. The advice succeeds as Cole returns to normal life, and ceases to be "freaky." That's where a satisfied Malcolm and Cole say goodbye to each other. Malcolm returns home to his distant wife, and finds her sleeping on the couch in front of the TV, as their wedding tape plays on the screen. She gasps quietly, "Malcolm, why did you leave me?" and then she drops a wedding ring on the floor. Malcolm watches the ring, terrified, only to see that his wife wears her own wedding ring. He then looks at his left hand... And his ring isn't there. Horrified Malcolm realises the shocking truth: he was dead all along, and was one of the spirits Cole could've seen. A flashback of the dreadful night a year before returns to him, as he realises he didn't survive the fatal gunshot wound. Malcolm, now enlightened, sits next to his sleeping wife, and fades out as the screen playing the wedding tape turns white.

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Continuity mistake: The tape is labelled "Vincent Grey" in the first shot, but the label disappears in the next shot. (01:11:32)

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Cole Sear: I see dead people.

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Trivia: For his role as Vincent, Donnie Wahlberg lost so much weight that, between when he met M. Night Shyamalan and when he arrived on set for filming, Shyamalan found him completely unrecognizable.

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Question: When Bruce Willis is shot, how come there's lots of blood on the exit wound but absolutely no blood on the entrance wound?

Answer: The exit wound of a bullet is always much bigger than the entrance wound. Because as the bullet goes through the body, it pushes more and more flesh and body with it tearing a larger and larger hole as it passes through. So a bullet goes in, but bullet and lots of flesh and other bodily parts come out making a large exit wound. As of such blood more readily flows from the larger hole that the tighter entrance wound. Plus it could also be from where the bullet hit. The exit wound may be close to an artery that pushes blood out faster and maybe the entrance wound was not close to any large veins.

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