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The Best M. Night Shyamalan Movies  

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List of the best M. Night Shyamalan movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. First known for his surprise twists in movies like The Sixth Sense and The Village, M. Night Shyamalan's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top M. Night Shyamalan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated M. Night Shyamalan movies will be at the top of the list. M. Night Shyamalan has directed many films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest M. Night Shyamalan movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this, use this list of the most entertaining M. Night Shyamalan films to end the squabble once and for all.

This list includes the so-called Eastrail 177 Trilogy which includes Unbreakable (2000), Split (2016), and Glass (2019).  

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Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment
The Sixth Sense is a 1999 American supernatural thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film tells the story of Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), a troubled, isolated boy who ...more

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James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley
Split is a 2016 American psychological horror thriller film directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan. After a wholesome teen birthday party, three girls are taken in broad daylight: friends ...more

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Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright
Unbreakable is a 2000 American superhero drama film written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson. The film tells the story of ...more

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Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin
Signs is a 2002 American science fiction thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Executive producers for the film comprised Shyamalan, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy and Sam ...more

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Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix
The Village is a 2004 American psychological thriller film, written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, William Hurt ...more

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Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan
The Visit is a 2015 American found footage horror film directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Two siblings become increasingly frightened by their grandparents' disturbing behavior while visiting them ...more
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Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg, M. Night Shyamalan
The Happening is a 2008 American supernatural thriller film written, co-produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan that follows a man, his wife, his best friend, and his friend's daughter as ...more

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Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti, M. Night Shyamalan
Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film's plot concerns a Philadelphia ...more

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Glass Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, Sarah Paulson
Glass is a 2019 American superhero horror-thriller film directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Security guard David Dunn (Bruce Willis) uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb ...more

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Will Smith, Zoƫ Kravitz, Jaden Smith
One Thousand A.E. is 2013 Science Fiction written by Stephen Gaghan and Gary Whitta and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

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Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone, Seychelle Gabriel
The Last Airbender is a 2010 American fantasy adventure film written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. It is based on the first season of the Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The ...more

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Rosie O'Donnell, Julia Stiles, Dana Delany
Wide Awake is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and produced by Cathy Konrad and Cary Woods. The film stars Denis Leary, Dana Delany, Joseph Cross and Rosie ...more
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M. Night Shyamalan, Mike Muthu
Praying with Anger is a 1992 Indian-American drama film, known for M. Night Shyamalan who made his directorial debut, produced, wrote and starred in the film. It is about a young Indian ...more