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The Bye Bye Man (2017)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Elliot
... John
... Sasha
... The Bye Bye Man
... Virgil
... Kim
... Alice
... Trina
... Mrs. Watkins
... Widow Redmon
... Detective Shaw
... Larry Redmon
... Young Mrs. Redmon
Lara Knox ... Jane
... Mr. Daizy
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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 his 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 »

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Horror | Thriller

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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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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Filmed in November and December 2015, but not released until January 2017. 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: No, Kim! There's a train, a real train!
Train Driver: No!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The Beyond (2017) See more »

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Thylacine
Written by Jakob Shaw and Wyatt Winborne
Performed by Charles Prestige
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Could be better, but not awful.
17 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

First thing you need to know is the acting is bad. At times it's alright, at times it's awful, and at times I cringed. The plot of the movie is not bad, no one really has addressed this but this is easily the only thing that kept my interested throughout. Not a new idea by any means, but the psychological aspect of the movie kept me entertained. The directing was good. Some shots were pretty cool and some jump scares were actually clever. Depending on how you look at it, one of the jump scares was either a rip off or was inspired by a James Wan jump scare. The movie had the potential to be good and they just dropped the ball. Some people have mentioned how the shot gun deaths were one of the reasons it was a "bad" movie. These people are over dramatic. That scene, while head scratching is not going to ruin the movie. Though, it's what they had to do it seems to keep a PG-13 rating based off rumors I'm seeing/reading. If you are a fan horror, go into this movie with low expectations. If you are not a fan of horror, don't watch this movie.


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