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Fear of the Dark (2003)

PG-13 | | Horror | 9 March 2004 (USA)
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Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger... See full summary »

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Twelve year old Ryan Billings has been diagnosed with an acute fear of the dark. He spends each night lying awake in torment, waiting and watching as the evil in the darkness grows stronger, feeding off his fear. His older brother Dale, suspects that there is nothing wrong with Ryan and that this is just a ploy for more attention. Regardless, he promises to watch over his little brother as their parents head off to a party for the night. Outside a storm rages and when the power goes out, darkness envelops the house. Ryan knows that tonight the evil has finally come to claim him. Dale desperately tries everything to try and calm him down, until the horrors in the dark make him realize Ryan had good reason to be so afraid! Written by Jocelyn Throop

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[repeated line]
Dale Billings: There's nothing there in the dark that's not there in the light.
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References The Evil Dead (1981) See more »

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Fear of the Dark
Written by Ken Frost
Performed by Diana Baisley
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Scared the s* out of me!
16 April 2006 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

It's a great horror movie. I mean it.

No special f/x, no great music. The acting is good, very believable. It's no amateur class B movie. But all the details aren't really that important. The thing that makes it so good is the spirit. You see a world through eyes of a young boy, whom no one believes. During this movie you start to believe him, and you fell what he feels. I was gripping my chair for the last hour of this movie. On of the best horror movies I've seen.

It just tells a story of Fear of the Dark and makes you fear too. Really. I was sweating after I've seen it.


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