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Quotations from The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense is a mystery pychological horror thriller drama film about a boy who seeks help from a child psychologist because he sees ghosts. The movie follows the life of Cole sear, a troubled young boy who sees and talks to dead people. The boy starts to receive help from an equally troubled child psychologist, who in helping Cole, ends up helping himself in the process. This film helped establish the director/writer of the movie and introduced his notable surprise endings. Directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan. Starring Haley Joel Osment, Bruce Willis, and Toni Collette.

The Sixth Sense was released to positive reviews and was an enormous success at the box office. The movie went on to be nominated for six awards, including Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Writing. Continue reading for some quotes from The Sixth Sense.


Cole Sear: Are you a good doctor?
Malcolm Crowe: Well... I used to be. I won an award once. From the Mayor. It had an expensive frame.
Cole Sear: I'm gonna see you again, right?
Malcolm Crowe: If that's okay with you.
Cole Sear: She came a long way to visit me, didn't she?
Malcolm Crowe: I guess she did.
Cole Sear: Some magic's real.
Stanley Cunningham: Philadelphia is one of the oldest cities in this country. A lot of generations have lived here and died here. Almost any place you go in this city has a history and a story behind it. Even this school and the grounds it sits on. Can anyone guess what this building was used for a hundred years ago, before you went to this school, before I went to this school? Yes, Cole?
Cole Sear: They used to hang people here.
Lynn Sear: [at accident] Look at my face; I would never think that about you. Ever! Got it?
Lynn Sear: Cole, you're scaring me.
Cole Sear: They scare me too sometimes.
Lynn Sear: They?
Cole Sear: Ghosts.
Cole Sear: Tell me the story about why you're sad.
Malcolm Crowe: You think I'm sad?
[Cole nods]
Malcolm Crowe: What makes you think that?
Cole Sear: Your eyes told me.
Cole Sear: I see dead people.
Malcolm Crowe: In your dreams?
[Cole shakes his head no]
Malcolm Crowe: While you're awake?
[Cole nods]
Malcolm Crowe: Dead people like, in graves? In coffins?
Cole Sear: Walking around like regular people. They don't see each other. They only see what they want to see. They don't know they're dead.
Malcolm Crowe: How often do you see them?
Cole Sear: All the time. They're everywhere.
Cole Sear: You ever feel the prickly things on the back of your neck?
Malcolm Crowe: Yes.
Cole Sear: And the tiny hairs on your arm, you know when they stand up? That's them. When they get mad... it gets cold.
Cole Sear: Stop looking at me. I don't like people looking at me like that.
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