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The Bye Bye Man (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 13 January 2017 (USA)
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Three friends stumble upon the horrific origins of a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind unspeakable acts.

Director:

Stacy Title

Writers:

Jonathan Penner (screenplay by), Robert Damon Schneck (based on "The Bridge to Body Island" by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Douglas Smith ... Elliot
Lucien Laviscount ... John
Cressida Bonas ... Sasha
Doug Jones ... The Bye Bye Man
Michael Trucco ... Virgil
Jenna Kanell ... Kim
Erica Tremblay ... Alice
Marisa Echeverria ... Trina
Cleo King ... Mrs. Watkins
Faye Dunaway ... Widow Redmon
Carrie-Anne Moss ... Detective Shaw
Leigh Whannell ... Larry Redmon
Keelin Woodell ... Young Mrs. Redmon
Lara Knox Lara Knox ... Jane
Jonathan Penner ... Mr. Daizy
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Storyline

When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover its name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping The Bye Bye Man's existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate. Written by STX Entertainment

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Don't think it. Don't say it. Don't think it. Don't say it. Don't think it. Don't say it. Don't think it. Don't say it. Don't think it. Don't say it. Don't think it. Don't say it. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for terror, horror violence, bloody images, sexual content, thematic elements, partial nudity, some language and teen drinking | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nunca Digas Su Nombre See more »

Filming Locations:

Cleveland, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,378,000, 13 January 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$22,377,458, 10 February 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,239,232, 27 January 2017
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Previously rated R by the MPAA for "bloody horror violence, language and some sexuality." See more »

Goofs

When the group first visits the old house and enters the basement there's a light bulb flickering. When you look closer you can see that it's a new model without the old wire type which used to cause the disconnection and therefore the flickering. Which means the flickering light you see is fake. See more »

Quotes

Elliot: Don't say it, don't think it. Don't say it, don't think it. Don't say it, don't think it.
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Alternate Versions

An unrated cut was released on home video in April of 2017. It is 99 minutes long compared to the original cut of 96 minutes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The Beyond (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Widow Redmon
Performed by The Newton Brothers
(P) 2017 STX Recordings, LLC., under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment
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Not much of an horror i'd say a thriller
7 March 2017 | by ashley19872011See all my reviews

I have wanted to watch this for ages and I wish I didn't... I didn't go with high expectations after reading the reviews & it's a good job I didn't have high expectations. The acting was bad I didn't get the 'Horror' vibe from no where in the film it felt more like a thriller to me with a creepy hooded guy & his dog coming into it now and again


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