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Emelie (2015)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 4 March 2016 (USA)
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A couple's replacement babysitter turns out to be more than they bargained for when she subjects their kids to a series of twisted activities.

Director:

Michael Thelin
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Carly Adams ... Sally Thompson
Elisha Ali Elisha Ali ... Kitchen Staff (as Elisha Ceo Ali)
Tyler Aser ... Neighbor
Carl Bailey Carl Bailey ... Officer Morton
Thomas Bair ... Christopher
Jason John Beebe ... Waiter
Chris Beetem ... Dan
Heather Benson Heather Benson ... Restaurant Patron
Sarah Bolger ... Emelie
Bob Bozek ... Skinny Man (as Robert Bozek)
Annette Christian ... Howie's mom
Doreen Donovan Corkin Doreen Donovan Corkin ... Restaurant Patron
Lynn Czekaj Lynn Czekaj ... Restaurant Patron
O'Mick Donald O'Mick Donald ... Kitchen Staff
Michael Joseph Dugan Michael Joseph Dugan ... Cabbie
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Storyline

A couple's replacement babysitter comes highly recommended. After the parents leave, the children begin to suspect that she is not the person she claims to be when she subjects them to a series of twisted activities.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

I'm your new babysitter. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Емили See more »

Filming Locations:

Buffalo, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Emelie's middle name is Medea. Medea was a Greek heroine who killed her own children. See more »

Goofs

When Jake turns his bedside lamp off, the light clicks off before he reaches the mechanism. See more »

Connections

Featured in Making 'Emelie' (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

One Way or Another
Written by Debbie Harry and Nigel Harrison
Performed by Until The Ribbon Breaks
Courtesy of Peter Lawrie Winfield
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Doesn't Really Do Anything Wrong But Fails To Do Anything New

By reading the premise for this film I'm sure you know that this isn't going to be some edge of your seat sophisticated thriller, it is a straightforward (mostly predictable horror/thriller that entertains enough but fails to accomplish much).

The flick started interesting enough, had me intrigued right off the bat, however from there it just kind of slows down and starts following the exact same path that many other similar movies have. As the babysitter's intentions become clear the movie got kind of bland, I just didn't really care about most of the stuff that was going on. The film managed to hold my interest enough to stop from turning the movie off but it failed to create any real tension/suspense.

It wasn't all bad, I thought the cast did a really good job, especially the child actors who all gave very realistic performances and succeeded at not really being annoying or obnoxious at all. There were a few memorable scenes as well, one that was really unintentionally funny in my opinion.

Overall this wasn't a bad movie, it did it's job of killing 1 hour & 20 minutes. It's just the whole thing has a very bland and familiar atmosphere that prevents it from being anything more than just another lower budget horror movie.

5/10


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