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A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2014-05-22

Runtime 94 minutes

Budget $2m

Revenue $10m


TMDB 6.5


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mya_formuoli shared a tip "I remember never seeing the actual creature other than in the book. It was scary but not as much as other horror movies I’ve seen"

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elbow_mac shared a tip "Babadook-dook-doooaaaaaak"

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ohcrap shared a tip "Great movie, but I’d give it a 6/10 just because of the animal violence...but that’s just me :/"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "It's a great horror flick, really makes you think about a lot!"

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dorian_adams shared a tip "Strange yet entertaining."

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antonetta shared a tip "one of the best horror movies ever"

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jim_morgan shared a tip "Great Aussie horror movie, where less is more"

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ivan_segura shared a tip "Good movie but the ending fails to deliver. Who? What? Why?"

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ivan_segura shared a tip "This movie was good, not great. The ending failed to deliver, it made no sense. Who? What? Why?"

mel_w. shared a tip "This is a really good scary flick!"

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dee_barker shared a tip "One of the worst movies I've ever seen. Absolute trash."

jamiela shared a tip "This movie had the right simmering, with exciting bursts and a ending that I could live with."

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courtney_nunnally shared a tip "Turn the lights off. Turn the sound up."

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MysteryLover shared a tip "It’s a great movie about things that go bump in the night or is it?"

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mark_bloomstein shared a tip "Best Australian horror movie out of all the Australian horror movies that have ever come out of Australia."

stephanie_b_1726 shared a tip "Amazing movie. Nothing like you have seen before and you never know what's coming next."

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stephanie_brewer shared a tip "Sure! It’s fun"

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deion_jones shared a tip "Spooky"

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TobyTon shared a tip "LOVE this movie! It's one of my favorites."

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greg_elder shared a tip "It was okay"

jessica_altman shared a tip "creepy but the surrounding lore is hilarious"

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bob_king_5442 shared a tip "Good horror movie to make you uncomfortable"

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brian_wilson_4300 shared a tip "Unsettling and especially intense if you are a parent."

olivia_mooney shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️"

bihskizz shared a tip "If you like horror, I recommend....."

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athena_lopez_8647 shared a tip "I watched this movie at night when I was alone. It scared me. #horror"

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nessa_tal shared a tip "Loved this movie great movie"

james_flores_6440 shared a tip "Best horror I’ve seen in years. I had nightmares about it before I even watched the film."

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thisjustin shared a tip "Disturbing, metaphorical horror"

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susan_aivatzidis shared a tip "What did you think?"

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alwaysforeverak shared a tip "when the babadook first appears with the scary scraping noise and finds its way to Amelia"

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charlie_lang shared a tip "Awesome movie"

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terri_schwab shared a tip "This is a good scary movie!!"

shaia_ shared a tip "there was something ab this move that scared the life out of me when it came out looking back it’s not that scary lols."

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israel_lopez_9538 shared a tip "NoT your typical horror film is so much more and a muddy watch for any horror fans"

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april_johnson_8003 shared a tip "Like"

denny_solorzano shared a tip "It kept me traunarized for a couple weeks"

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amanda_hungate shared a tip "Perfect for a kickback night, has its moments."

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gina_reyer shared a tip "So scary!"

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50sumthing shared a tip "Absolutely terrifying. Excellent"

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beryl_adams shared a tip "I haven't seen anything else by him but I will go check now 😊"

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madi_bell shared a tip "Honestly I'd have to rewatch it to say. I remember buts and peices but not much"

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elizabeth_schonauer shared a tip "I love horror and they rarely scare me. This one left me with chills."

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AmaelTarien shared a tip "This movie caters to my sensitivities and still haunts me.."

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james_hudson_19 shared a tip "There's a couple chilling scenes that freaked me out!"

charles_hollender shared a tip "A good horror movie but if you watch it through the lens of depression it takes on a whole new meaning."

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deleted_user_1607280191592 shared a tip "It was a bit confusing...but the overall creepiness of this movie overshadowed it."

elaine_snow shared a tip "Different. Not quiet scary but a mind twister with a dash of confusion lol"

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arianny_tejeda shared a tip "At first it was a little boring but then it got so good and now it’s one of my top favorites !"

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anna_wilson_8283 shared a tip "10 out of 10 Not for a kid to watch. It scared me and I'm 28 lol"

sara_bennett_530 shared a tip "So much better than I thought it’d be."

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dominique_whitney shared a tip "While not actually too scary, it's a fun movie to hate-watch at the very least"

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hailee_mckinzie shared a tip "Some people say they can still hear his voice on their celling"

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zoey_johnson_634 shared a tip "It was interesting"

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BornFlemish shared a tip "This was a good movie but once I learned the symbolism behind it it became a great movie."

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chloerobinson shared a tip "One of the scariest movies I've ever seen that genuinely made me feel unsafe in my own home."

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jacob_lange_7197 shared a tip "Creepy all ima say"

cameron_yarbrough shared a tip "It was different, alot of scary movies are the same now days, I like movies that really make me uncomfortable."

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sellist_fay shared a tip "Beautiful acting, terrifying and lovely visuals. Pure art"

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mehrnush_ti shared a tip "creepy as hell, tastefully done"

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joe_bardsley shared a tip "Best horror movie I've seen In a long time. Very dark and creepy atmosphere."

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BunnyRabbit shared a tip "Kinda odd and stupid but also a little in treating, i suppose ur in for a treat"

connor_heumiller shared a tip "Easily one of my favorites. Truly creepy monster and some tragically underrated acting and storytelling."

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mina_odd shared a tip "My favorite horror movie."

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carlos_villa shared a tip "6️⃣"

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joey_gomez_1801 shared a tip "Good symbolism"

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