Not Rated | | Drama, Horror
A widowed mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
In a few scenes where Babadook is present, a sound effect from "Warcraft II" [Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness (1995) / [Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal (1996)], a computer game by Blizzard, can be heard. The effect was a calling response of dragons in the point and click strategy game.
All your father's things are down there!
Samuel: He's my FATHER! You don't own him!
After reading The Babadook and putting Samuel to bed, Amelia watches TV and sees a commercial for phone sex. The number is 1-900-646-EASY, which would be a US telephone number, even though the film is set in Australia.
$559,147 (UK) (26 October 2014)
$924,279 (USA) (8 February 2015)
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