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THE HAPPENING (2008)

THE HAPPENING <span>(2008)</span> artwork

THE HAPPENING (2008)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 88

Release dates 13/06/2008

Ratings Info Contains frequent images of suicide and moderate bloody injury

Director(s) M. Night Shyamalan

Cast includes Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Spencer Breslin, Betty Buckley, Joel De La Fuente, Frank Collison, Ashlyn Sanchez, Victoria Clark, Jeremy Strong, Tony Devon

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 03/06/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE HAPPENING is a thriller about three people trying to escape a mysterious toxin which causes people to commit murder and suicide.

Suicide

There are frequent scenes of suicide which include; a man shooting himself in the head, with blood visible trickling from the wound; sight of another man lying in a pool of blood after having shot himself; sight of numerous bodies hanging from trees; a scene in which a man slits his wrists; a scene in which two young teenagers are shot.

Injury detail

There is sight of blood and injury during scenes of suicide, though in most instances this is very brief.

There are uses of moderate bad language such as 'bitch'.

Details

Title
THE HAPPENING
Also known as
THE HAPPENING - AUDIO DESCRIPTION,TRIVIA TRACK/PICTURE-IN-PICTURE COMMENTARY,THE HAPPENING - TRAILER B,THE HAPPENING - TRAILER C,THE HAPPENING - TRAILER F
Year
2008
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.,20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
29/09/2008
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF246270

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