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The Boy
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Lauren Cohan Lauren Cohan
Greta Evans
Rupert Evans Rupert Evans
Malcolm
James Russell James Russell
Brahms Heelshire
Jim Norton Jim Norton
Mr. Heelshire
Diana Hardcastle Diana Hardcastle
Mrs. Heelshire
Ben Robson Ben Robson
Cole
Jett Klyne Jett Klyne
Brahms (Child)
Lily Pater Lily Pater
Emily Cribbs


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1 year, 1 month ago at May 15 20:14
I was curious about this one. When I watched the trailer it actually looked pretty interesting. The director William Brent Bell wrote and directed one of my guiltiest pleasures called Stay Alive (the horror movie about dying in real life if you die in the video game). Sadly he was also the one behind The Devil Inside. The writer here I have never heard of before. Haha oh what a creeper! Wow she is... read more
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An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.
Release date: 22 January 2016
Tags: 2016 (3), Horror (2), Ma Anche No (1), 2010s (1), Canada (1), China (1), Usa (1), Dolls (1), Nannies (1)
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" DVD- 1hr. 38min. First Viewing The Boy is surprisingly effective, until the bonkers last act. The slow build tension is quite good, as well as Lauren Cohan's strong central performance, but the last reveal is so hilariously odd that it zaps out the quality storytelling and replaces it with the stupidest of slasher-logic. Still, before the collapse, its pretty good. If they could've had a better ending, it would've workeed. "


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"This movie presents us with an interesting premise from the start. A young American woman takes a job as a nanny to an elderly couple's child in Britain. Only when she gets to their large, creepy mansion does she learn the "boy" is really a doll that the couple treats as if it is alive and their son. Much of what ensues after this is fairly predictable. We know the doll is going to end up doing creepy things, or at least we'll be led to believe this is the case. We also know there will be someth"


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