Overall Rank: 2788
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 183
Theatrical Release Date: 09/10/1999
Genre: Thriller, Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Koepp
Actors: Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Kevin Dunn, Conor O'Farrell
Plot: Working-class man Tom Witzky has a son and pregnant wife and hangs out with the same group of friends - one night his sister-in-law convinces him to get hypnotized where she plants the simple suggestion to "open your mind." What nobody would suspect is that Tom is soon treated to visions of the ghost of a young woman who went missing from the neighborhood years ago.
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Snoogans - wrote on 07/07/2014
Not what I expected, in both a good and bad way. The story was interesting, characters were decent, and acting was good. It just doesn't deliver on the promised horror aspect. I didn't feel any atmosphere present and there are no good scares. Worth a look for the mystery.
filmfan09 - wrote on 02/20/2009
In a year that saw two excellent cinematic ghost stories, "The Blair Witch Project" and "The Sixth Sense", the release of "Stir of Echoes" in that early autumn could not have been more poorly timed. It's a shame, since "Stir of Echoes" is a very effective, well-crafted and well-acted movie. While most people compare this movie to "The Sixth Sense", this movie is a lot different and a lot better in most ways, particularly that this film doesn't have a twist ending like "The Sixth Sense" did which I'm glad it didn't. The story is rather original and is nicely constructed, and some really believable characters as well.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/19/2007
It's a knockoff of Sixth Sense, but Stir of Echoes is still pretty creepy in its own right. It will probably leave you feeling a little chilled, but it doesn't hold up as well over time, but cheap thrills are still thrills, right?
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