Mark Wahlberg stars as a man who takes his family on the run when a natural disaster threatens to end civilization. For years, the earth has been the victim of mankind's "progress," and the pollution has finally built to a point that causes a global backlash. An invisible neurotoxin is released into the air making the people in Philadelphia go crazy and kill themselves. The Happening is a paranoid thrill ride through this large-scale, cataclysmic environmental crisis that turns into a struggle by mankind to overcome nature.

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Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5
1.3K Ratings
1.3K Ratings

18% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 4/10
  • Fresh 32
  • Rotten 144

Critics Consensus: The Happening begins with promise, but unfortunately descends into an incoherent and unconvincing trifle.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Horror film is long on peril, but thin on plot.

Information

Studio
20th Century Fox
Genre
Thriller
Released
Copyright
© 2008 Twentieth Century Fox.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Hindi (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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