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The Happening


The Numbers Rating: 5.83 (47 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 17% - Rotten
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $64,506,874
International Box Office$98,896,925
Worldwide Box Office$163,403,799
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales: $21,900,297 Weekly Breakdown
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$60,000,000
Theatrical Release: June 13th, 2008 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: October 7th, 2008 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violent and disturbing images.
Keywords: End of the World
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Running Time:89 minutes
Budget Source:Variety, 6/16/2008, p. 1

Premise

In this movie a family must survive a global environmental crisis.

Cast

Mark Wahlberg    Elliot Moore
Zooey Deschanel    Alma Moore
John Leguizamo    Julian
Betty Buckley    Mrs. Jones
Frank Collison    Nursery Owner
Ashlyn Sanchez    Jess
Spencer Breslin    Josh
Robert Bailey, Jr.    Jared
Jeremy Strong    Private Auster
Alan Ruck    Principal
Victoria Clark    Nursery Owner's Wife
M. Night Shyamalan    Joey
Alison Folland    Woman Reading on the Bench with Hair Pin
Kristen Connolly    Woman Reading on Bench
Cornell Womack    Construction Foreman
Curtis McClarin    Construction Crew Member
Robert Lenzi    Jake
Derege Harding    Train Conductor
Kerry O'Malley    Woman on Cell Phone
Shayna Levine    Teenage Girl in Jeep
Stephane Debac    French Bicyclist
Cyrille Thouvenin    French Bicyclist's Friend
Babita Hariani    Medical Correspondent
Alicia Taylor    U.S. Reporter
Edward James Hyland    Professor Kendall Wallace
Armand Schultz    Talk Show Host
Stephen Singer    Dr. Ross
Sophia Burke    Student Named Laura
Alex Van Kooy    Boy in Class
Charlie Saxton    Student Named Dylan
Kathy Hart    Vice Principal
Lisa Gunn    Teacher in Auditorium
Rick Foster    Railway Police Officer
Marc H. Glick    P.A. System Conductor
Don Castro    Philadelphia Police Officer
Bill Chemerka    Taxi Driver (Sal)
Jann Ellis    Older Woman with Dog
Whitney Sugarman    Passenger
Mary Ellen Driscoll    Woman Passenger
Greg Wood    Passenger at Counter
Peter Appel    Diner Owner
Eoin O'Shea    Passenger
Michael Quinlan    Passenger
Lyman Chen    Passenger
Brian C. O'Halloran    Jeep Driver
Megan Mazaika    Jeep Passenger
Richard Chew    Jeep Passenger
Keith E. Bullard    Man in Crowd at Crossroads
Joel de la Fuente    Realtor
Ashley Brimfield    Woman in Group
Mara Hobel    Woman with Hands over Ears
James Breen    Farmhouse Voice
Carmen Bitonti    Mangled Construction Worker
Brian Anthony Wilson    Arguing Man in Crowd
Greg Smith Aldridge    Zoo Employee
Ukee Washington    Local News Anchor
John Ottavino    Network News Anchor
Sid Doherty    Radio News Anchor
Wes Heywood    Radio Voice
Nancy Sokerka    Radio Caller Fay
Julia Yorks    Young Woman Voice on Phone
Bill Shusta    Radio Newsman
Kirk Penberthy    Radio Announcer
Alex Craft    Truck Passenger Boy
Allie Habberstad    Truck Passenger Girl

Production and Technical Credits

Director    M. Night Shyamalan
Screenwriter    M. Night Shyamalan
Producer    Sam Mercer
Producer    Barry Mendel
Producer    M. Night Shyamalan
Executive Producer    Ronnie Screwvala
Executive Producer    Zarina Screwvala
Executive Producer    Roger Birnbaum
Producer    Gary Barber
Production Designer    Jeannine Oppewall
Editor    Conrad Buff
Composer    James Newton Howard
Cinematographer    Tak Fujimoto
Co-Producer    Jose L. Rodriguez
Co-Producer    Deven Khote
Associate Producer    John Rusk
Line Producer    John Bernard
Assistant Director    John Rusk
Assistant Director    Alan Curtiss
Second Unit Director    William Lebeda
Unit Production Manager    S.L. Mercer
Unit Production Manager    Sharon Mann
Production Manager    Gilles Castera
Production Supervisor    Jim Scaife
Production Supervisor    Lyn Pinezich
Art Director    Tony Dunne
Art Director    John Demeo
Art Director    Anne Seibel
Set Decorator    Jay Hart
Set Designer    Caroline Platiau
Additional Photography    Patrick Capone
Costume Designer    Betsy Heimann
Costume Supervisor    Nick Scarano
Costume Supervisor    Rachel Leek
Costume Supervisor    Patricia Colin
Sound Mixer    Tod A. Maitland
Re-recording Mixer    Lee Dichter
Re-recording Mixer    Paul Urmson
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Fernandez
Supervising Sound Editor    Paul Urmson
Sound Effects Editor    Wyatt Sprague
Sound Designer    Paul Urmson
Music Editor    Jim Weidman
Music Editor    David Olson
Make-up and Hair Designer    Bernadette Mazur
Make-up and Hair Designer    Diane Heller
Make-up and Hair Designer    Rita Parillo
Special Make-up Effects    Christian Beckman
Special Make-up Effects    Keith Christensen
Special Make-up Effects    Mike Elizalde
Special Make-up Effects    Brian Walsh
Special Make-up Effects    Wesley Wofford
Casting Director    Douglas Aibel
Casting Director    Stephanie Holbrook
Casting Director    Deborah Dion
Casting Director    Diane Heery
Stunt Coordinator    Jeff Habberstad

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/06/13 3 $30,517,109   2,986 $10,220   $30,517,109 3
2008/06/20 5 $10,482,146 -66% 2,986 $3,510   $50,749,495 10
2008/06/27 8 $3,907,948 -63% 2,483 $1,574   $59,120,854 17
2008/07/04 13 $1,438,889 -63% 1,795 $802   $62,053,729 24
2008/07/11 17 $446,470 -69% 510 $875   $63,356,470 31
2008/07/18 24 $165,770 -63% 242 $685   $63,736,525 38
2008/07/25 27 $138,504 -16% 211 $656   $63,957,083 45
2008/08/01 32 $115,347 -17% 151 $764   $64,143,425 52
2008/08/08 39 $79,923 -31% 134 $596   $64,276,051 59
2008/08/15 44 $61,429 -23% 65 $945   $64,384,941 66
2008/08/22 57 $27,710 -55% 46 $602   $64,438,122 73
2008/08/29 58 $36,275 +31% 25 $1,451   $64,485,596 80
2008/09/05 80 $11,660 -68% 17 $686   $64,501,694 87
2008/09/12 111 $1,975 -83% 11 $180   $64,505,912 94

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2008/06/13 2 $13,091,901   2,986 $4,384   $13,091,901 1
2008/06/14 3 $10,336,648 -21% 2,986 $3,462   $23,428,549 2
2008/06/15 3 $7,088,560 -31% 2,986 $2,374   $30,517,109 3
2008/06/16 3 $3,131,387 -56% 2,986 $1,049   $33,648,496 4
2008/06/17 3 $2,450,829 -22% 2,986 $821   $36,099,325 5
2008/06/18 3 $2,185,793 -11% 2,986 $732   $38,285,118 6
2008/06/19 3 $1,982,231 -9% 2,986 $664   $40,267,349 7
2008/06/20 5 $3,270,084 +65% 2,986 $1,095   $43,537,433 8
2008/06/21 5 $3,984,231 +22% 2,986 $1,334   $47,521,664 9
2008/06/22 5 $3,227,831 -19% 2,986 $1,081   $50,749,495 10
2008/06/23 5 $1,297,044 -60% 2,986 $434   $52,046,539 11
2008/06/24 5 $1,150,044 -11% 2,986 $385   $53,196,583 12
2008/06/25 5 $1,018,964 -11% 2,986 $341   $54,215,547 13
2008/06/26 7 $997,359 -2% 2,986 $334   $55,212,906 14
2008/06/27 8 $1,184,856 +19% 2,483 $477   $56,397,762 15
2008/06/28 8 $1,533,302 +29% 2,483 $618   $57,931,064 16
2008/06/29 8 $1,189,790 -22% 2,483 $479   $59,120,854 17
2008/06/30 9 $549,173 -54% 2,483 $221   $59,670,027 18
2008/07/01 10 $392,716 -28% 2,483 $158   $60,062,743 19
2008/07/02 12 $238,963 -39% 1,803 $133   $60,301,706 20
2008/07/03 - $313,134 +31% 1,803 $174   $60,614,840 21
2008/07/04 13 $348,318 +11% 1,803 $193   $60,963,158 22
2008/07/05 12 $629,632 +81% 1,803 $349   $61,592,790 23
2008/07/06 12 $460,939 -27% 1,803 $256   $62,053,729 24
2008/07/07 12 $222,523 -52% 1,803 $123   $62,276,252 25
2008/07/08 12 $221,657 n/c 1,803 $123   $62,497,909 26
2008/07/09 12 $213,185 -4% 1,803 $118   $62,711,094 27
2008/07/10 - $198,906 -7% 1,803 $110   $62,910,000 28
2008/07/11 - $139,393 -30% 510 $273   $63,049,393 29
2008/07/12 - $181,388 +30% 510 $356   $63,230,781 30
2008/07/13 - $125,689 -31% 510 $246   $63,356,470 31
2008/07/14 - $57,035 -55% 510 $112   $63,413,505 32
2008/07/15 - $56,713 -1% 510 $111   $63,470,218 33
2008/07/16 - $55,005 -3% 510 $108   $63,525,223 34
2008/07/17 - $45,532 -17% 510 $89   $63,570,755 35
2008/07/18 - $55,578 +22% 242 $230   $63,626,333 36
2008/07/19 - $63,841 +15% 242 $264   $63,690,174 37
2008/07/20 - $46,351 -27% 242 $192   $63,736,525 38
2008/07/21 - $20,715 -55% 242 $86   $63,757,240 39
2008/07/22 - $20,808 n/c 242 $86   $63,778,048 40
2008/07/23 - $20,046 -4% 242 $83   $63,798,094 41
2008/07/24 - $20,485 +2% 242 $85   $63,818,579 42
2008/07/25 - $42,930 +110% 211 $203   $63,861,509 43
2008/07/26 - $55,162 +28% 211 $261   $63,916,671 44
2008/07/27 - $40,412 -27% 211 $192   $63,957,083 45
2008/07/28 - $17,347 -57% 211 $82   $63,974,430 46
2008/07/29 - $18,218 +5% 211 $86   $63,992,648 47
2008/07/30 - $18,426 +1% 211 $87   $64,011,074 48
2008/07/31 - $17,004 -8% 211 $81   $64,028,078 49
2008/08/01 - $24,071 +42% 151 $159   $64,052,149 50
2008/08/02 - $34,613 +44% 151 $229   $64,086,762 51
2008/08/03 - $56,663 +64% 151 $375   $64,143,425 52
2008/08/04 - $14,525 -74% 151 $96   $64,157,950 53
2008/08/05 - $13,878 -4% 151 $92   $64,171,828 54
2008/08/06 - $11,935 -14% 151 $79   $64,183,763 55
2008/08/07 - $12,365 +4% 151 $82   $64,196,128 56
2008/08/08 - $25,173 +104% 134 $188   $64,221,301 57
2008/08/09 - $31,362 +25% 134 $234   $64,252,663 58
2008/08/10 - $23,388 -25% 134 $175   $64,276,051 59
2008/08/11 - $12,411 -47% 134 $93   $64,288,462 60
2008/08/12 - $12,346 -1% 134 $92   $64,300,808 61
2008/08/13 - $10,864 -12% 134 $81   $64,311,672 62
2008/08/14 - $11,840 +9% 134 $88   $64,323,512 63
2008/08/15 - $22,537 +90% 65 $347   $64,346,049 64
2008/08/16 - $25,773 +14% 65 $397   $64,371,822 65
2008/08/17 - $13,119 -49% 65 $202   $64,384,941 66
2008/08/18 - $6,968 -47% 65 $107   $64,391,909 67
2008/08/19 - $6,359 -9% 65 $98   $64,398,268 68
2008/08/20 - $6,200 -3% 65 $95   $64,404,468 69
2008/08/21 - $5,944 -4% 65 $91   $64,410,412 70
2008/08/22 - $8,286 +39% 46 $180   $64,418,698 71
2008/08/23 - $12,855 +55% 46 $279   $64,431,553 72
2008/08/24 - $6,569 -49% 46 $143   $64,438,122 73
2008/08/25 - $2,827 -57% 46 $61   $64,440,949 74
2008/08/26 - $2,496 -12% 46 $54   $64,443,445 75
2008/08/27 - $2,683 +7% 46 $58   $64,446,128 76
2008/08/28 - $3,193 +19% 46 $69   $64,449,321 77
2008/08/29 - $6,612 +107% 25 $264   $64,455,933 78
2008/08/30 - $10,152 +54% 25 $406   $64,466,085 79
2008/08/31 - $19,511 +92% 25 $780   $64,485,596 80
2008/09/01 76 $1,947 -90% 25 $78   $64,487,543 81
2008/09/02 - $744 -62% 25 $30   $64,488,287 82
2008/09/03 - $968 +30% 25 $39   $64,489,255 83
2008/09/04 - $779 -20% 25 $31   $64,490,034 84

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2008-06-19 2 $82,611,995   8,679 $9,519 $82,611,995
2008-06-26 6 $35,424,858 -57.12% 8,565 $4,136 $118,036,853
2008-07-03 11 $17,139,698 -51.62% 6,993 $2,451 $135,176,551
2008-07-10 11 $8,816,603 -48.56% 4,859 $1,814 $143,993,154
2008-07-17 18 $3,923,665 -55.50% 2,249 $1,745 $147,916,819
2008-07-24 32 $1,442,144 -63.24% 1,025 $1,407 $149,358,963
2008-07-31 21 $6,457,519 +347.77% 984 $6,563 $155,816,482
2008-08-07 25 $3,192,607 -50.56% 713 $4,478 $159,009,089
2008-08-14 30 $2,391,271 -25.10% 521 $4,590 $161,400,360
2008-08-21 57 $1,029,247 -56.96%     $162,429,607
2008-08-28 78 $379,863 -63.09%     $162,809,470
2008-09-04 83 $348,860 -8.16%     $163,158,330
2008-09-11 105 $117,172 -66.41%     $163,275,502
2008-09-18 123 $64,314 -45.11%     $163,339,816
2008-10-02 164 $4,585 -92.87%     $163,268,641