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
Critics Consensus: The Happening begins with promise, but unfortunately descends into an incoherent and unconvincing trifle.
Horror film is long on peril, but thin on plot.
Cast & Crew
- 20th Century Fox
- © 2008 Twentieth Century Fox.
- English (Dolby 5.1, Stereo, CC)
Arabic (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Hindi (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.