Release date: 6 August 1999 User Votes: 8.2 Countries: USA, Stars: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, See full cast and crew, Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, MPAA Rating: image Runtime: 107 minutes Oscars: None The Sixth Sense – 1999 The #1 Thriller of all time! Plot: A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. Story: Malcom Crowe is a child psychologist who receives an award on the same night that he is visited by a very unhappy ex-patient. After this encounter, Crowe takes on the task of curing a young boy with the same ills as the ex-patient. This boy "sees dead people". Crowe spends a lot of time with the boy (Cole) much to the dismay of his wife. Cole's mom is at her wit's end with what to do about her son's increasing problems. Crowe is the boy's only hope. Did you know: Director Trademark: [M. Night Shyamalan] [car accident] Cole tells his mother about his powers while they're stuck in traffic because of a car accident.