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While the Children Sleep (2007)

A family hires a live-in baby sitter who hatches a plan to harm the mother.

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Prosperous California couple Carter and Meghan find the perfect live-in nanny when they hire Abby Reed. But no sooner does she arrive than she begins to arouse suspicion in friends and neighbors who, one by one, start dying. By the time Meghan looks deeper into the past, it's too late. Abby's work has already begun. Written by Anonymous

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She's looking for the perfect family, and she's not leaving until she gets them. See more »


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This film is also titled "The Sitter". See more »

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The bogus article seen on cork-board at the start of the film has a subtitle with the word "private" misspelled as "privet." The article itself has nothing to do with the headline, but is a description of the position of a chairman of a company's board. See more »

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Remake of The Babysitter (1980) See more »

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14 June 2008 | by (New York, NY, United States) – See all my reviews

this movie delivers. the best is when the awkward teenage neighbor tries to bike away from the babysitter and in the background looks like he's never been anywhere near a bike in his life as he attempts not to fall off.

but this movie doesn't stop there, when less than 5 minutes later it delivers a scene of nothing but an arm reaching through a fence and into a cooler pulling out a beer.

stereotypical grilling dads, several plot lines that go nowhere, and a former seaQuest actress with a bluetooth cell phone all add up to making this the perfect Saturday night at home.


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