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The Village (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 30 July 2004 (USA)
A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated countryside village.

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Storyline

M Night Shyamalan's The Villiage revolves around a desolate town in Pennsylvania. The residents of this town live by strict rules - They are not to leave the village or the monsters beyond their boundaries will surely attack them. Lucius and Ivy have an attraction - a strong one. But when Noah - a man with an intellectual disability and whom also has feelings for Ivy, finds out that the two are In love, Noah attacks Lucius. He will die if brave Ivy (who is blind) does not breach the borders and find help to save Lucius. Written by Erin Foster

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence and frightening situations | See all certifications »

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30 July 2004 (USA)  »

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M. Night Shyamalan's The Village  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,746,142, 1 August 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$114,197,520

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$256,697,520
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Bryce Dallas Howard and Judy Greer, who played sisters Ivy and Kitty, would later play sisters Claire and Karen in Jurassic World (2015) See more »

Goofs

When the Ones We Don't Speak Of first raid the village and Kitty takes the children to the cellar, there is a quick shot of Ivy at the door as Kitty begs her to close it and hide with them. A boom is just barely visible lifting out of the frame on the right side of the frame. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
August Nicholson: Who'll pinch me to wake me up? Who will laugh at me when I fall? Whose breath will I listen for so that I may sleep? Whose hand will I hold so that I may walk?
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Those We Don't Speak Of - Joey Anaya and Kevin Foster See more »

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A literate and clever movie
14 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

The Village is a clever and literate movie. I know it has received a number of negative reviews. However this is to be expected as Mr Shyamalan has had some popular success and is therefore fair game to "critics".

There is a twist at the end, of course. And if you apply a little thought you can probably work it out. It took my 14 year old son and I 95 minutes to get it! There are some genuine surprises in it, but they are delivered under hand and make you go "ah" rather than "Argh".

It's essentially a love story, with some great performances, especially from Bryce Howard.

Watch it and enjoy.


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