The Nightmare is a 2016 science fiction horror thriller film written, co-produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. This film stars Matt Damon, Hayden Panettiere and Michael Sheen. This film that follows a rising politician (Matt Damon) have a nightmare then try escaped from his nightmare when he was haunted by a dark figure (Michael Sheen) in his nightmare and some people was killed by dark figure when they have a nightmare but people think they dies for the sleep. His ex-girlfriend (Hayden Panettiere) worried and she go to his nightmare to find him. Then she found out she was haunted too.




  • Matt Damon as Frank Strode/A rising politician
  • Hayden Panettiere as Louise Robinson/A ballerina and Frank's ex-girlfriend
  • Michael Sheen as Mr. Nightmare/A dark figure haunted Frank and Louise in their nightmare
  • Rachel Weisz as Natasha Campbell
  • January Jones as Rebecca Flynn/A reporter
  • Duane Martin as Dwight Lewis/A cameraman
  • Bill Paxton as Elliot Robinson/The campaign manager and Nancy and Louise's father
  • Vincent Cassel as Cal Hilbert/A new principal dancer
  • Ellen Page as Nancy Robinson/Louise's sister
  • Freddie Highmore as Stewart Campbell/Natasha's son
  • Leighton Meester as Jessica Nightingale/A mysterious girl who knows all about Mr. Nightmare
  • Rumer Willis as Holly Nightingale/Jessica's sister
  • Miles Fisher as Rubert Winsteads


  • Frank Strode
  • Louise Robinson


  • Nancy Robinson-
  • Rebecca Flynn
  • Dwight Lewis


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