Lady in the Water

Synopsis: Cleveland Heep, a stuttering apartment superintendent, encounters a girl named Story swimming in the complex's pool. He soon learns that she comes from the Blue World, and has a message for mankind. Will he be able to help her complete her mission?
Director(s): M. Night Shyamalan
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  10 wins & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
110 min

- Will not be reached any other way.

Mrs. Bell, she takes in animals.

Smart lady. You'd like her.

- He... Not just because he died.

- There's a bunch of people better.

- Name four people better.

- Name one better than Fred.

Axl Rose. Sebastian Bach.

Bret Michaels is better than he is.

Bret Michaels.

I'd rather listen to Bon... Jon Bon Jovi.

What? Are you...?

This is you.

There's no smoking inside.

And there's no swimming after 7.

I hope it's okay to ask: What brings you

here from the West Coast, Mr. Farber?

I've been hired to be the local film

and book critic for the paper.

They flew you all the way

out here for that?

- They did.

- Well, you must be very good.

Mr. Heep, Betty Pen again.

I smell something awful

coming from the upstairs apartment.

I think someone may have died

and the body is decomposing.

I know I said this last week, but...

Not everyone here

spent Sunday practicing for war.

At Sunday church services,

chaplains rallied the troops.

For these Marines,

a moment for prayer... a service that many here believe

will be their last before going to war.

U.S. Forces predicted today the enemy,

estimated at 3 to 4000...

...may be willing...

- a major... A major confrontation.

At the same time, the U.S. Military

will be fighting a propaganda war.

If there were a silver bullet,

we would've shot that a long time ago.

Hey! I saw you!

I saw you!

Come out of that pool right now!


I'm gonna wait.



Come on out, now. It's...

It's... It's not safe.

Come on out. This is not f...

This is not funny.

Please sto...


Did you pull me out?

Where are you from?

The Blue World.

Is that an apartment?

Do you feel an awakening?

I'm sorry?

It will feel like pins and needles...

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M. Night Shyamalan

Manoj Nelliyattu "M. Night" Shyamalan (; born August 6, 1970) is an American film director and screenwriter. He is known for making films with contemporary supernatural plots and twist endings. He was born in Mahé, India and raised in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania. His most well-received films include the supernatural horror The Sixth Sense (1999), the superhero thriller Unbreakable (2000), the science fiction horror Signs (2002), and the historical horror thriller film The Village (2004). For The Sixth Sense, Shyamalan received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director. Afterwards, Shyamalan released a series of poorly received but sometimes financially successful movies, including the dark fantasy film Lady in the Water (2006), the horror thriller film The Happening (2008), the film adaptation of The Last Airbender (2010), and the science-fiction film After Earth (2013). Following the financial failure of After Earth, Shyamalan's career was revived with the successful release of the found footage horror film The Visit (2015) and the psychological horror film Split (2016). His next film is the superhero horror-thriller film Glass (2019), which is the third and final chapter of the Eastrail 177 Trilogy. In addition to his directorial work, Shyamalan was a producer for the horror film Devil (2010). He was also instrumental in the creation of the Fox science fiction series Wayward Pines (2015–2016), which he executive produced and directed. Shyamalan is also known for filming and setting his films in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was raised. Most of his commercially successful films were co-produced and released by the Walt Disney Studios' Touchstone and Hollywood film imprints. In 2008, Shyamalan was awarded the Padma Shri by the government of India. more…

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