M Night Shyamalan’s Top 10 On Disc
To celebrate Glass’ Number 1 achievement, Official Charts are revealing the UK’s Top 10 Biggest Films directed by M Night Shyamalan, based on sales across DVD and Blu-Ray formats.
The Sixth Sense leads with over 1.27 million copies sold on disc; now a classic, highly-referenced piece of cinema, the film famously features a huge twist at the end, capturing the public’s imagination and solidifying M. Night Shyamalan’s place as a filmmaker who knows how to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
At Number 5 is The Last Airbender, the 2010 feature film based on the Nickelodeon animated series and one of a few examples of M Night Shyamalan turning his hand to child-friendly films. Glass’s predecessors, Split and Unbreakable also make the Top 10 at Numbers 8 and 3 respectively.
The Official Top 10 films directed by M. Night Shyamalan on disc
|1||THE SIXTH SENSE||2002|
|5||THE LAST AIRBENDER||2010|
|9||LADY IN THE WATER||2006|
© Official Charts Company 2019. Chart shows the UK’s best-selling films directed by M. Night Shyamalan on DVD and Blu-ray to date.
This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a sneak peek at The LEGO® Movie 2, available to Download and Keep from June 3.
Manoj Nelliyattu “M. Night” Shyamalan born August 6, 1970) is an American filmmaker and actor. He is known for making films with contemporary supernatural plots and twist endings. He was born in Mahé, Puducherry, India, and raised in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania.
He made his directorial debut in 1992 with his first movie Praying with Anger. His second movie was the comedy-drama film Wide Awake (1998). His most well-received films include the supernatural thriller The Sixth Sense (1999), the superhero thriller Unbreakable (2000), the science fiction thriller Signs (2002) and the period-piece thriller The Village (2004). For The Sixth Sense, Shyamalan received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director and the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Afterward, Shyamalan released a series of poorly received but sometimes financially successful movies, including the dark fantasy Lady in the Water (2006), the eco-thriller The Happening (2008), The Last Airbender(2010) (an adaptation of the animated TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender), and the science fiction film After Earth (2013). Following the financial failure of After Earth, Shyamalan’s career was revived with the release of the found footage horror film The Visit (2015) and the psychological thriller Split (2016). His latest film is the superhero thriller Glass (2019), which is the third and final chapter of his Unbreakable film series.
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