A review of all M. Night Shyamalan films

M. Night Shyamalan in a directing chair

M. Night Shyamalan is always in style. The Indian-American is, without a doubt, one of the most original directors on the current scene, with a filmography quite prolific behind him. Today we give it a good review.

All Shyamalan movies in release order

To list all the films of our protagonist we have chosen the most natural order: that of release date. This is how the director's work remains since in 1992 he launched His first movie.

Praying with Anger (1992)

La debut by M. Night Shyamalan tells us the story of Dev, a young Indian who, returning to his country after being on a scholarship in the US, realizes that he no longer fits in at home. It was a film applauded because of how young the director was (he was only 22 years old) when it was released.

Praying with Anger poster

The sixth sense (1999)

We can tell you little that you don't know about this very famous film that catapulted Shyamalan to fame. In it we will meet Cole, a boy who says see tormented spirits that scare him. Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis), a child therapist, will try to help him.

Its ending became one of the biggest script twists that we remember and gave the word "spoiler" a new meaning: whoever left the theater saying it literally ruined the entire movie for you.

Unbreakable (2000)

Shyamalan once again works with Bruce Willis, along with Samuel L. Jackson and Robin Wright, to put together this film in which David Dunn (Willis) is the only survivor of a train accident. Elijah Price (Jackson) will propose to Dunn his hypothesis about why he has emerged unscathed, something that would change our protagonist's reality forever.

Signs (2002)

This film received quite a few good reviews from the specialized press. In it Graham Hess (Mel Gibson) is a Protestant pastor who lost his faith after the death of his wife. He lives with his brother Merril (Joaquin Phoenix) and his two children, who he will discover something chilling in the corn fields that surround their farm.

The Forest (2004)

Members of a small rural community in Covington, Pennsylvania, live in fear due to unknown forest-dwelling creatures of his surroundings.

The Girl in the Water (2006)

Cleveland Heep, manager of an apartment block, discovers a nymph in the complex's pool one afternoon. The creature She is immersed in a journey, but to complete it she will need the help of Heep and all the neighbors.

The Incident (2008)

Una massive wave of suicides It begins to spread through the main cities of the United States, threatening the survival of the species itself. Nobody knows what is happening or why so many people have started to behave strangely and end up making an attempt on their lives.

Airbender: The Last Warrior (2010)

A being with the ability to manipulate all four elements joins forces with a Waterbender and her brother to restore balance to their war-torn world.

It is a film of boobs based on the first season of the animated series Avatar the last Airbender.

The Evil Trap (2010)

Supernatural thriller that tells the story of a group of people trapped in an elevator, with the peculiarity that one of them... is the Devil. This film is actually directed by John Erick Dowdle, but the story is by M. Night Shyamalan.

The Visit (2015)

Two brothers spend a weekend in the his grandparents' farm in a remote location in Pennsylvania. When the children discover that the elderly couple is up to something deeply disturbing, they realize that they have little chance of returning home.

Multiple (2016)

A thriller that explores the mind of Kevin (James McAvoy), a man with multiple personality (more than 20 different ones) who does not hesitate to organize a disturbing kidnapping of four teenagers in a parking lot.

Glasses (2019)

It is a sequel de Multiple in which he joins the universe of The Protected. In this way, we meet again David Dunn (Bruce Willis), who is after the superhuman figure of The Beast (McAvoy). Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson) appears in the film again, being key in knowing their secrets.

Time (2021)

Baptized as Old in English, in it we meet a family who is on vacation in a tropical paradise and who suddenly discovers to their horror how the remote beach chosen to relax for a few hours is causing them to age quickly…Your entire life will thus be reduced to a single day.

They knock on the door (2023)

During a vacation in a cabin far from everything, a girl and her parents become hostages of four armed strangers who force the family to make an impossible decision for them. avoid the apocalypse.

Is it The Watchers by M. Night Shyamalan?

Yes and no. Our famous director is a producer of this new Warner film, but he is not directing it. The one in charge of doing it, yes, is his daughter, Ishana Shyamalan, which may have confused you.

What is clear is that the heiress has a style very similar to that of her father, and her first film as a director will show us that she also likes disturbing settings in remote places.


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