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Beware the Slenderman (2016)

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Tells the story of two 12-year old girls, who attempted to murder one of their friends in an attempt to appease Slenderman, a fictional monster from a horror website.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Morgan Geyser Morgan Geyser ... Herself - Stabbing Suspect
Anissa Weier Anissa Weier ... Herself - Stabbing Suspect
Angie Geyser Angie Geyser ... Herself - Morgan's Mother
Bill Weier Bill Weier ... Himself - Anissa's Father
Michael O. Bohren Michael O. Bohren ... Himself - Judge
Michelle Trussoni Michelle Trussoni ... Herself - City of Waukesha Police Department
Kristi Weier Kristi Weier ... Herself - Anissa's Mother
Payton Leutner Payton Leutner ... Herself - Stabbing Victim (archive footage)
Trevor J. Blank Trevor J. Blank ... Himself - Digital Folklorist
Brad Kim Brad Kim ... Himself - KnowYourMeme.com
Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins ... Himself - Evolutionary Biologist
Jack Zipes Jack Zipes ... Himself - Literary Critic
Tom Haynes Tom Haynes ... Himself - Anissa's Former Teacher
Abigail Baird Abigail Baird ... Herself - Neurodevelopmental Psychologist
Tyler Tyler ... Himself - Former Fellow Inmate
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Lurking in the shadows of the Internet, a faceless modern-day bogeyman has attracted the attention and fear of a young generation who whisper his name online. Slenderman lives on the dark pages of the web, where impressionable youth create and cultivate his mythos in message boards, YouTube clips and various other digital incantations. But the online fairy tale becomes a shocking real-life horror as two 12-year-old girls, guided by their devotion to Slenderman, lure their friend into the woods to attempt a seemingly inexplicable, brutal murder. From the depths of one the Internet's most unsettling creations to the court case that must consider the consequences, Beware the Slenderman brings to light questions of accountability in an age where young, growing minds are only a few clicks away from creating and consuming something that may influence them to commit unspeakable crimes.

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On May 31st, 2014, in the woods outside of Waukesha, Wisconsin, two 12-year-old girls stabbed their classmate 19 times. This is the true story of what drove them to do it.


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TV-14

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USA

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English

Release Date:

26 August 2018 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuidado com o Slenderman See more »

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Although the stabbing took place in Waukesha County (Waukesha). Anisa is being held further north in adjoining Washington County (West Bend). See more »

Goofs

During Trevor J. Blank's interview (at the 28:18 mark), footage is shown of the popular Youtube series "WATCHER" by Andrew J. Neis. "WATCHER" is not a Slenderman-related series, it features a human stranger that stands outside of a couple's apartment window and stares at them, never moving or speaking. The creators of "Beware the Slenderman" appear to have digitally edited the video to remove the face of the "WATCHER" character and make it appear as though it could possibly be a real-life Slenderman. See more »

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Herself - Stabbing Suspect: Make sure she's down.
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Slender Man (2018) See more »

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No sympathy......
7 February 2017 | by nkoch-74960See all my reviews

I think the trailer for this documentary were VERY misleading. I was so disappointed, mostly because it doesn't focus on the victim, or even, Slenderman for that matter. I felt that it was basically a forum for the suspects' families to try and justify the actions of these evil little girls. I mean, watching the interviews of the girls left me speechless at how they didn't have an OUNCE of remorse. Then, the worst part, was the interview of the grandmother of one of the girls. In my opinion, this did nothing except display at the ignorance of the parents. HBO usually kills it with documentaries in general, such as "There's something wrong with Aunt Diane". That's a awesome film. But, if you want to know more about the "Skenderman stabbing" case, watch 48 hrs.


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