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An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2016-01-22

Runtime 97 minutes

Budget $10m

Revenue $64m


TMDB 5.9


danell_3826 shared a tip "Baby dolls, and apparently kid dolls, really creep me out. This movie was made for people like me. #dollphobia #horror"

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jessicadaniels shared a tip "Creepy but good"

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regina1026 shared a tip "This was alright. The ending was both awesome and terrible at the same time. Worth a watch if your bored."

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michena_jean_gilles shared a tip "Really I need to see it"

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livialaurens shared a tip "One of my favorites! Didn't like the second one though. Wasn't very scary and not much happened. This one, though, is the bomb!"

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lina_belikova shared a tip "A great story with some unexpected twists"

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another_yegian shared a tip "Great #twist . Somewhat predictable but enjoyable nonetheless. #greatacting but direction could have been better"

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john_hammar shared a tip "Wonderfully awful movie with a twist - even as a seasoned horror fan, I was surprised."

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lindsea_barlow shared a tip "supper good movie horror"

sofie_bruno shared a tip "I loved this movie and I loved it more when I played it for my friends and they got scared#Iguesstheydotnlikehorror #loved it"

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fiercefro shared a tip "Very original. Did not see that ending coming!"

ikey_babe shared a tip "Creepy AF"

jennifer_hartinger shared a tip "shocking movie. Didnt love it until the end"

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arieanna_junco shared a tip "so interesting I rewatch it all the time! i love this movie great plot and everything!"

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meggon_cartright shared a tip "This was the first horror movie to legitimately scare me in a long time #twistending"

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precious_atchak shared a tip "I honestly don’t know"

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squidward shared a tip "Not the general “scary/creepy” until the last 20 minutes of the movie. Nice to watch when you’re bored- having a lazy night."

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kinglizzy shared a tip "Eeh"

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marsha_campbell shared a tip "Uuummm! 😬 + OMG. Finally watched "The Boy" lastnight and was NOT disappointed"

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ryan_mann_2193 shared a tip "Quite creepy"

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karyn_sullivan-frost shared a tip "Weird"

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BlackTee85 shared a tip "Liked this one"

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lori_g_3086 shared a tip "It's really bad, but in a way that I enjoy so much Ive seen it at least three times"

mackenzie_oconnell_8537 shared a tip "A tad predictable but definitely a fun horror film. Wouldn’t recommend the sequel though!"

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andie_7805 shared a tip "Apparently I have a thing for psycho men in masks"

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alecia_cunningham shared a tip "A little predictable but still good"

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mashed_potaoes_with shared a tip "Showed this to all my friends they loved it. I watched this movie soo many times it's rlly underrated."

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aracely_arzabala_cerda shared a tip "Scary but not that scary I thought it was good"

valeria_murcia shared a tip "How can u see it"

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smoothcookies shared a tip "Even though it was dumb it was creepy as hell and a good jump scare movie which I'm down with. Worth a watch."

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esmeralda_cruz_8831 shared a tip "It’s good. I can honestly say that I did not see the ending coming 😅"

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andrea_yanke shared a tip "Surprise ending"

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stacy_anderson_8771 shared a tip "Woah the twist at the end!"

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alivia_white shared a tip "Yes"

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harper_tyndall shared a tip "If you like dolls and scary movies It’s the movie for you"

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m_2441 shared a tip "A-m-a-z-i-n-g! Its not those cliche movies very unexpected, great plot overall a wonderful scary movie."

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sn_ow shared a tip "It's fun bit creepy"

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jordin_davis shared a tip "Its a interesting thiller there is jump scares!!"

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Idkyoufriend shared a tip "This movie id reslly good ive watched it more than once!"

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microwave_thibodeaux shared a tip "One of my favriot movies@#horror"

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allie_robinson_9642 shared a tip "Totally unexpected!!!"

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red_panda_lover shared a tip "My favorite horror is Sinister. I think it’s got a cool storyline!"

chas_8955 shared a tip "So creepy and a little predictable. Laura Cohn does a good job of getting the story across."

elizabeth_stewart shared a tip "Did not see *that* coming!"

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angelique_tomlin shared a tip "Date night movie"

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