The Others | 2001

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

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Main Plot

During World War II, a woman who lives with her two photosensitive children on her darkened old family estate in the Channel Islands becomes convinced that the home is haunted.


  • Nicole Kidman's character in The Others is a protective mother who discovers dark secrets about her haunted house.
  • Christopher Eccleston's character in The Others plays the role of the father figure in the family.
  • Fionnula Flanagan's character in The Others is a housekeeper who helps unravel the mystery surrounding the haunted house.


In the ending of "The Others," it is revealed that Grace, the main character, and her children have been dead all along and are ghosts haunting their own house. They discover this when a group of intruders, claiming to be the new owners, enter the house. Grace and her children finally accept their deaths and peacefully move on to the afterlife, leaving the house behind. The film ends with the house becoming empty and quiet once again.

Alejandro Amenábar