Phil and Kate have a baby boy named Jake. They hire a baby-sitter, Camilla, to look after Jake and she becomes part of the family. The Sterling's friend and neighbor, Ned, takes a liking to Camilla and asks her out. She refuses, but Ned follows her and discovers that she is not quite human. Camilla discovers that she has been followed and Ned is pursued. He leaves a desperate message for Phil and Kate which reveals that Camilla has special plans for baby Jake.
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Tonight, while the world is asleep... an ancient evil is about to awaken.
Did You Know?
At the time of its initial release, several critics pointed out that this may be the first horror film in which a chainsaw is used against a tree. See more
When Phil and Kate decide to visit Dr. Klein and drive to the hospital it is clearly day outside. When they take their son out of the hospital and drive back home it is suddenly night time. See more
There's no evidence that the woman you describe ever existed.
There are two versions of "The Guardian": the theatrical cut, credited to William Friedkin, and a modified cut, credited to "Alan Smithee". The Alan Smithee cut has never been released on video but has been shown on cable. It includes new scenes including another scene in the hospital; different dream sequences; a scene of the nanny waking the wife up and alternate angles for other scenes. Also, the ending of the cable cut is different and omits much of the gore. See more
Written by Joseph A. White, Stephen Sea and Roy Blumenfeld
Performed by Joseph A. White, Stephen Sea and Roy Blumenfeld
Produced by Joseph A. White, Stephen Sea and Roy Blumenfeld See more