This movie was directed and written by M.Night Shyamalan, he also produced this movie along with Jason Blum and Marc Bienstock. Split is a 2016 horror-thriller film that received good feedback frm viewers all around. The movie was filmed somehwere in Philadelphia. The movie brought in a good $ 276.9 million from just the $9 million investment. The cast was decent in the movie, we have James Mcavoy as Kevin Wyndell, Anya Taylor-Joy who plays Casey, Betty Buckley who plays Dr. Karen.Haley Lu Richardson who plays as Claire Benoit. Jessica Sula who plays Marcia, Brad Henke as John, Sebastian Arcelus as Mr Cooke, just to name a few.
One day three girls were kidnapped, Claire, Marcia and Casey. They were kidnapped by one of the personalities in the mind of Kevin Crumb, who is a guy with multiple personalities, who was a child abuse victim and has been diagnosed with with dissociate identity disorder. he has been labeled stable over the years as he is being treated by Karen Fletcher his psychiatrist. In his mind, all the personalities are waiting for their turn ” in the light” which means controlling the body by sitting in a chair. The personality that gets to control who gets into the light is Barry, Barry tends to keep two personalities out which is the Patricia personality and the Dennis personality because there is talks about a 24th personality called the beast that those two personalities worship.
So back to where the three girls are kept somewhere in a building, They start to realize Kevin’s disorder as they see one f his personalities come out as a woman. One of the personalities that came out was a nine year old named Hedwig. Casey tries to befriend Hedwig. Then Hedwig explains that Patricia and Dennis are going to sacrifice the girls to the beast. And that he was persuaded by them when he stole quick control of the light from Barry. Casey is trying to convince Hedwig to let her into his room, because she remembered that he mentioned a window in there earlier. He brings her to the room, Hedwig realizes that she tried to trick him and becomes upset. She then convinces him to show her something cool, see’s a walkie talkie but Patricia came ans had her own plan to get help.
Casey is having flashbacks of something that happened too her as a child. you must watch the movie to see what this is. But Dr Fletcher decides to make an unscheduled visit to where Kevin lives because she starts to think that he is the one responsible for the kidnapping of the three girls. She makes a discovery but something happens. But she was able to write something down on a piece of paper. Kevin then runs off to a Amtrak car and turns into something. Then he returns to the house. Casey comes across the note that Dr Fletcher wrote, she then says something that brings Kevin back to the main personality and he tells her what to do before another personality tries to take over.Then he turns back and she did it but it only injured the personality for a little bit, now Casey is trying to come with a plan to escape but gets saved by something. But overall it was an Ok movie, If you have some free time g check it out.
Release Date: January 20, 2016
Run Time: 117 minutes
Directed by:M. Night Shyamalan
Producers: M. Night Shyamalan, Jason Blum, Marc Bienstock
Starring:James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley