The Babadook Synopsis
A widow discovers the monster her son fears is real and lurking around the house.
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Movie Reviews

Imagination still proves to be the scariest element of the horror genre

By Jakemorgan83
I am not sure why but every since I was younger I have always been a sucker for horror movies that build and allow your imagination to do all of the work. This is by far the most effective way to...

nice

By thompsonderick24
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Okay but not great

By LUV MOVIES N NY YANKEES
Okay movie for a scare or two but overall an overrated movie that does not deliver the fear factor. Is it more psychological or is there a real monster? You decide but wait for it on Netflix folks...

Horrible

By piratesbaseballcary
Just a horrible movie. Boring & slow....

Recommend to all horror fans

By ruthajenkins
This film is captivating, humorous at times, artistic, and thought-provoking. Sure to please fantasy and realism fans alike, it plays on the mysterious faculties of the mentally ill and leaves big...

Could Have Been Better

By lostincheese
Too much nonsensical screaming that was borderline comical. There were also too many unanswered questions. Parts of the movie felt like a 'Home Alone' scene. Just wasn't scary....

Recommended

By luhdemtaters
This is a possession film with a unique Freudian touch, and it builds its characters and tension as well as is possible given its narrative....

Decent but not great

By shawnkennedy1981
Decent movie. Had a lot of potential....

Yes!

By djdandeleon
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Horror. Done right.

By Fridgey65
The direction of this movie was reminiscent of masters such as Hitchcock and Carpenter. The theater, however, didn't have champurado, so I settled for a light beer. This movie featured what was quite...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 17+ Spooky horror film about a mother, a son, and an evil book.
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