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Follows Alex, a boy obsessed with scary stories who is imprisoned by an evil young witch in her contemporary New York City apartment.

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Alex
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Mom
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Dad
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Natacha
Cleo ...
Lenore
Trixie ...
Lenore
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Yasmin
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Todd
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Newsie
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Jenny
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Evil Sorcerer
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Peasant Girl
Evan O'Donnell ...
Peasant Boy
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Young Natacha (as Taylor Puterman)
Neil Emmanuel Lu ...
Joshua
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Cody
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Mia
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Grizelda
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Additional Witch Voice (voice)
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Edgar Frog (archiveFootage)
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Star (archiveFootage)
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Sam (archiveFootage)
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Max (archiveFootage)
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Michael (archiveFootage)
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Lucy (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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David Yarovesky ... (directed by)

Written by

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Mikki Daughtry ... (screenplay by) &
Tobias Iaconis ... (screenplay by)
 
J.A. White ... (based on the book by)

Produced by

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Romel Adam ... producer (produced by)
Jose Canas ... associate producer (as Jose Cañas)
Crystal Dowd ... associate producer
Michelle Knudsen ... producer (produced by)
Tracy Kopulsky ... co-producer
Mason Novick ... producer (produced by)
Sam Raimi ... producer (produced by)
Rob Tapert ... executive producer
Jeanette Volturno ... executive producer
Mary Anne Waterhouse ... co-producer

Music by

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Michael Abels ... (music by)

Cinematography by

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Robert McLachlan ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Peter Gvozdas ... (edited by)

Editorial Department

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Liz Calandrello ... first assistant editor
Vanessa Galvez ... finishing producer
Michelle Lockett ... post-production coordinator
Mitch Paulson ... supervising digital colorist
Motassem Younes ... on-line editor

Casting By

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Angela Demo

Production Design by

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Anastasia Masaro

Art Direction by

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Diana Magnus
Rocco Matteo

Set Decoration by

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Peter P. Nicolakakos

Costume Design by

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Autumn Steed

Makeup Department

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Graham Chivers ... prosthetic makeup artist
Katarina Chovanec ... key hair stylist
Jeff Derushie ... special makeup effects artist
Mandy Ketcheson ... contact lens technician
Olga Kirnos ... key makeup artist
Chrystal Lotz ... assistant hair stylist
Vivian Orgill ... assistant makeup artist
Mike Rotella ... sculptor
Leslie Ann Sebert ... makeup department head (as Leslie Sebert)
Cherie Snow ... second assistant makeup artist
Michelle Tran ... contact lens technician
Melissa Veal ... second assistant hair stylist
Nancy E. Warren ... hair department head
Chrystal Lotz ... personal hair stylist: Lidya Jewett (uncredited)

Production Management

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Jonathan Matthews ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jonnie Katz ... first assistant director: second unit
Anna Lee ... second unit assistant director
Adam Singer ... Set Production Assistant: Daily

Art Department

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Rob Ballantyne ... storyboard artist
Ian Beaton ... set dresser
Leor Boshi ... set dec coordinator
Cj Clendenning ... 2nd assistant art director
Sarah Colford ... 1st assistant art director
Taku Dazai ... specialty prop designer/builder
Goran Delic ... concept illustrator
Adam Dougherty ... 3d artist
Fred Espina ... 1st assistant art director
John Gallagher ... concept illustrator
Emma Geldart ... on-set dresser
Jonathan Graham ... mold shop supervisor
Melissa Height ... Art Department Trainee
Julia Kota ... Scenic Painter
David-William Martel ... art deptartment coordinator
Carl Michaloski ... molds and casting
David Murphy ... construction coordinator
Dan Pace ... art department assistant
Liane Prevost ... 1st assistant art director
Zac Retz ... Visual Development
Sumaiya Sheikh ... art department trainee
Jess Sheridan ... 1st assistant art director
Jeff Smith ... 1st assistant art director
Joel Venti ... storyboard artist
Pj Wilson ... 1st assistant art director
Warren Zaharia ... 1st assistant art director
Kassa Small ... 1st Assistant Art Director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Rob Ainsley ... dialogue editor
Joe Barnett ... re-recording mixer
Leslie Bloome ... foley artist
Shaun Brennan ... foley artist
Steve Campagna ... adr recordist
Peter S. Carlstedt ... adr mixer
Ryan Collison ... foley mixer
Cameron Combe ... re-recording mix technician
Laura Heinzinger ... foley editor
P.K. Hooker ... sound designer
John 'Wheels' Hurlbut ... On set Cubase Operator
Adam Jenkins ... re-recording mixer
Martin Gwynn Jones ... Dialogue & ADR supervisor
Ken McGill ... additional sound designer
James Miller ... sound editor
Toban Mills ... 2nd Boom/Sound Utility
Peter Murphy ... boom operator
Connor Nagy ... foley mixer
Faustine Pelipel ... first assistant sound editor
Alec Rubay ... sound editor
Nick Seaman ... foley supervising editor
Danial Shimiaei ... stage re-recording engineer
Dean St. John ... adr mixer
John J. Thomson ... sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Duncan Orthner ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Hae Jin An ... texture and look development artist
Alex Aponte ... Visual Effects Production Manager: MrX
Olatz Arizmendi ... cfx artist
AyushSaraogi ... digital matte paint
Thomas Bacanu ... digital compositor
Goran Backman ... Visual Effects Supervisor: Pixomondo
Yogesh Badhe ... compositing lead: MrX Studio
Kaylee Boden ... visual effects artist: Mr. X
Mike Borrett ... Visual Effects Producer: Pixomondo
Dylan Botnarenko ... digital matte painter: Mr.X
J. Alan Bradshaw ... CG Supervisor: Mr. X
Ryan Brierley ... digital compositor: NetFX Montreal
Kevin Buessecker ... fx artist
Luca Buonopane ... Key Groom Artist: Mr.X
Thiago Carneiro ... lead unreal engine artist: Pixomondo
Danielle Carney ... Visual Effects Production Manager
Guillaume Cazabat ... lighter
Jack Chadwick ... Visual Effects Coordinator: Pixomondo
Jason Colthrust ... visual effects
Carlos Cortes ... CFX: Mr X Toronto
Sanchia Currie ... visual effects producer: Mr. X
Dave David ... creature animator: Mr. X
Harsh Dhillon ... Software Developer
Bhardwaj Divyanshu ... visual effects
Crystal Dowd ... visual effects producer
Peter Dydo ... Lead Animator
Ian Farrelly ... VFX Editorial Assistant: Mr. X
Luke Flanagan ... lead layout artist
Jaime Fok ... VFX Editor
Nicole Glen ... Lead Compositor
Matt Glover ... visual effects supervisor
Nancy Gonzalez ... digital compositor
Hazel Gow ... Lead Lighting Artist
Brendan Grady ... Production Manager
Luke Groves ... head of studio: Mr. X
Huang Haiyue ... lighter
HaritChavda ... matchmove & rotoAnim artist
Yuya Hattori ... CFX artist
Steve Seongik Hong ... Animation Lead: Pixomondo
Katie Hoyt ... visual effects coordinator: Netflix
Haiyue Huang ... lighter
Luc Julien ... visual effects supervisor / visual effects supervisor: Frontier/NetFX
Romeo Julien ... Lead Modeler: MrX
Perry Kain ... Visual Effects Executive Producer: Pixomondo
Paddy Kelly ... executive in charge of visual effects: Netflix
Sejung Kim ... Animator: Pixomondo
Toshi Kosaka ... Asset Artist: Pixomondo
Masayuki Koyama ... assets artist: Mr.X
P. Sri Krishna ... VFX Production Manager
Saran Kumar ... production manager: Mr. X Inc.
Jiwon Lee ... Rigging Lead: Pixomondo
Asad Manzoor ... virtual production art director
Ricardo Marmolejo ... digital compositor
Yosuke Matsuno ... lead compositor: Mr. X
Divyansh Mittal ... Digital Effects Supervisor
Bappa Mondal ... visual effects artist: Technicolor
Matthew Nafisi ... Lighting & Rendering (as Nafisi, Mahmood)
Paul Nelson ... CG Supervisor: Mr. X
Omer Sait Okmen ... visual effects artist
Zhuoxiu Pan ... Key Asset Artist: Mr.X
Deepak Panigrahi ... digital compositor: mrx
Sadiq Pasha ... asset artist
Matthew Pellar ... Visual Effects Producer: Pixomondo
Josip Peterkovic ... Layout Artist: Mr. X
Pranav Pradeep ... Technical Director
Mahmoud Rahnama ... Visual Effects Executive Producer: Pixomondo
Sundarapandian Rajendran ... FX Artist
Matt Ralph ... Layout Lead: Pixomondo
Rishi Reddy ... fx artist: Mr.X
Greg Reed ... visual effects editor
Troy Robinson ... scanning supervisor
Mariel Sanchez ... Animator: Pixomondo / key animator: Mr. X
Sergei Sarichev ... concept artist: Mr. X
David Schulz ... Asset Lead: Mr. X
Dixit Shah ... Matchmove & RotoAnim Artist
SiddharthKansara ... Matchmove & Roto-Anim Artist
Luke Stevens ... vfx data wrangler / vfx technician-artist
Rakesh Thota ... lead lighting (as Thota Rakesh) / visual effects
Alexander Tuma ... digital artist: Mr. X
Srinivasan Velayutham ... 3D supervisor
Courtney Whitaker ... visual effects: digital matte painter
Xiangyu Chad Yin ... Rigging: Pixomondo
Sheel Darbar ... Layout Artist: Mr. X (uncredited)
Nick DeMaioribus ... Rigging Artist (uncredited)
Victoria Hetherington ... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Wilson Ho ... senior compositor at MR.X INC (uncredited)
Emerald May ... systems technician (uncredited)
Smijith Sathian ... digital resource administrator: mrx films (uncredited)

Stunts

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Scotty Cook ... Stunt Safety / stunt rigger
Shelley Cook ... stunt coordinator
Joseph Racki ... stunt rigger
Robert Racki ... stunt coordinator
Jeanette Roxborough ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Fraser Boyle ... key grip
Joel Broersma ... rigging electric driver
John M. Hall ... rigging gaffer
Leonidas Jaramillo ... 2nd Unit Director of Photography
Dennis Kane ... rigging electric
Tom Korzeniowski ... rigging electric
Richard D. Leko ... supertechno crane operator
Hugh McJanet ... best boy electric
Edward Mikolic ... gaffer
Erin Palmer ... rigging electric
Ian A. Parker ... rigging lighting console operator
Jason Poole ... rigging electric best boy

Animation Department

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Prasad Hublikar ... key animator
Hari Pal Singh ... key animator: Mr. X
Mary Yang ... key animator

Casting Department

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Meghan Apostoles ... casting assistant
Chandler Loryn ... casting assistant
Alice Merlin ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Ciara Brennan ... Costume concept artist
Roslyn Hanchard ... costume buyer
Mia Sturup ... assistant costume designer
Wayne Thomas ... key ager dyer/textile artist
Carol Wong ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Jonathan Matthews ... location manager
Joshua Paragas ... location manager

Music Department

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Laurence Anslow ... Technical Engineer
Miguel Bezanilla ... composer: additional music
Bence Bobák ... Score recording engineer
Celeste Chada ... scoring consultant
Paul Intson ... music editor
Dave Lawrence ... Score Editor
Cameron Moody ... composer: additional music
Orlando Perez Rosso ... composer: additional music
John Rodd ... Score mixed by
Christine Greene Roe ... music supervisor
Robert Wallace ... composer: additional music

Script and Continuity Department

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Jeannine Dupuy ... Script Supervisor: Splinter Unit

Transportation Department

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Igor Kaplan ... driver
Ted Nobles ... transportation coordinator

Additional Crew

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Aaron Becker ... title designer: main title
Christian Bobak ... craft service key
Roberto Campanella ... Choreographer
Jose Canas ... assistant: Romel Adam, LA (as Jose Cañas)
Haley Dolan ... Sustainability Steward
Mac Downey ... production assistant
Emi Foster ... assistant: Mason Novick, LA
Rory James ... child coordinator
Karis Malszecki ... assistant: Mason Novick & Romel Adam, TO
Carla Marti ... assistant: Mary Anne Waterhouse (as Carla Martí)
Troy James Miller ... titles producer: Filmograph
Kim Morrison ... Production Consultant
Sat Sidhu ... studio teacher
Alan Sutton ... fire safety coordinator
Miranda Wanamaker ... assistant: David Yarovesky
Kelsey Zipchen ... On-Set Teacher

Thanks

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Christine Aney ... special thanks
Mike Bayman ... special thanks
George Contorinis ... special thanks
Michael Dallatorre ... special thanks
Dave Dastmalchian ... special thanks
Eve Dastmalchian ... special thanks
Gary Dauberman ... special thanks
Charlie Ferraro ... special thanks
Kelly Goldsack ... special thanks
Emily V. Gordon ... special thanks (as Emily Gordon)
James Gunn ... special thanks
Simon Hatt ... special thanks
Velinda Hellen ... special thanks
Jennifer Holland ... special thanks
Aaron Kaplan ... special thanks
Jordan Lonner ... special thanks
Jared Mass ... special thanks
Aaron Morgan ... special thanks
Kayla Morgan ... special thanks
Kumail Nanjiani ... special thanks
Tim Nolan ... special thanks
Brian Alan Russell ... special thanks
Melissa Russell ... special thanks
Bonnie Schuman ... special thanks
Vincent Sieber ... special thanks
Jeremy Slater ... special thanks
Eric Vespe ... special thanks
Erin Whitaker ... special thanks
Mishawn Yarovesky ... special thanks
Uri Yarovesky ... special thanks

Production Companies

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Distributors

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  • Netflix (2021) (World-wide) (video) (VOD)

Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A young boy named Alex becomes the prisoner of a witch to avoid certain death, he convinces her to let him tell her a scary story every night. Upon meeting the witch's servant, Yazmin, the two must use their wits to escape her apartment, a magical labyrinth filled with various dangers, before the witch kills them both.

Plot Keywords
Taglines Write for your Life See more »
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Also Known As
  • Les Pages de l'angoisse (Canada, French title)
  • Les Pages de l'Angoisse (France)
  • Cuentos al caer la noche (Spain)
  • Boeken van de nacht (Netherlands, Dutch title)
  • 나이트북: 밤의 이야기꾼 (South Korea)
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Runtime
  • 103 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The song 'Cry Little Sister' by Chvrches is a cover from the soundtrack to the 1987 Vampire flick The Lost Boys. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Krysten Ritter on THE LOST BOYS! (2021). See more »
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