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The Babysitter (2017)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Horror | 13 October 2017 (USA)
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The events of one evening take an unexpected turn for the worst for a young boy trying to spy on his babysitter.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judah Lewis ... Cole
Samara Weaving ... Bee
Robbie Amell ... Max
Hana Mae Lee ... Sonya
Bella Thorne ... Allison
Emily Alyn Lind ... Melanie
Andrew Bachelor ... John
Doug Haley ... Samuel
Leslie Bibb ... Mom
Ken Marino ... Dad
Samuel Gilbert ... Romeo
Zachary Alexander Rice ... Luis (as Zachary Rice)
Doc Duhame Doc Duhame ... Cop #1
Jean Claude Leuyer ... Cop #2 (as J.C. Leuyer)
Miles J. Harvey ... Jeremy
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Storyline

Cole (Judah Lewis) loves his babysitter (Samara Weaving) Bee. She's hot, funny, and popular. One night, in a moment of defiance, Cole secretly stays up past his bedtime to discover she's actually a cold-blooded killer who's in league with the Devil. He now must spend his night evading Bee's band of killers who will stop at nothing to prevent Cole from spilling their dark secret. It's up to Cole to survive the night (and blow up a few people along the way).

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Taglines:

Dream girls can be a nightmare.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Babysitter See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The makeout scene between Bee and Allison was not in the original script. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning, a bully pushes Cole and he falls down. One can see his glasses fly over his head and land behind him. A few seconds later, as the camera zooms out, the glasses are now in front of him. See more »

Quotes

Sonya: Do you even know what an orgy is?
Cole: I'm guessing it's something sad people do cause they want other sad people to like them and they can forget for one minute how sad they are in general.
Max: That's actually a pretty good answer.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the initial credits there is a short scene with a jump scare. See more »

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References Home Alone (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Front & Center
Written by Craig Smith, Cheapshot (as Colton Fisher), Jason Rabinowitz, Jaron Lamot
Performed by Craig Craig
Published by Bat at Math Songs, The Math Club Music
Courtesy of THE MATH CLUB
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The Babysitter: Okay bear with me on this one
5 December 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

Anyone who knows me is aware that the older I'm getting the stricter I am with my ratings, so how did a goofy little horror comedy just get a 9/10? Well, because it's actually really damn good.

It tells the story of a scaredy cat weak little boy who still has a babysitter. One night he falls curious to what she does after he goes to sleep and see's more than he ever could have expected.

A Netflix original movie starring Samara Weaving, Hana Mae Lee, Bella Thorne, Leslie Bibb and Ken Marino it looks shiney, makes great use of it's soundtrack and has a wonderful 1980's vibe about it.

Make no mistake this is not a light hearted piece and is overflowing with lashings of violence and gore to go hand in hand with the hilarity.

Early on I recognised that the film had a real charm about it but I certainly never expected it to be THIS good. I get the impression this will be one of those odd titles like the infamously hated The Hottie & The Nottie (2008) which folks don't agree with me on but I think this was excellent.

A gory rollercoaster ride that tips its hat to 80's classics but brings them into a new era which I couldn't help but appreciate.

The Good:

Looks great

Solid soundtrack

Perfectly crafted

The Bad:

Nothing immediatly springs to mind

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

We still didn't find out why he was shirtless!!!!

There are spoilt kids, then there is him

It's normally ugly people who are sacrificed


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