The Boy (2016)

PG-13   |    |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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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.


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24 October 2017 | Sleepin_Dragon
| You wonder if you're going mad or she is.
When an American nanny arrives in a British country home, she discovers she's paid to look after a doll.

I am so surprised to see the relatively low score and number of negative reviews, I was really impressed by this movie, it was original, intelligent and kept me wondering through to the end. I can see why some would dislike it, those perhaps that were expecting a Chucky style film. In fact this film is a cleverly conceived, well crafted thriller. I appreciate some bits are far fetched, such as the ex boyfriend's arrival, and of course the conclusion, but as for being watchable I couldn't take my eyes off it for a second for fear of missing something.

Well acted by all, this is a film I will definitely watch again. 9/10

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Release Date:

22 January 2016



Country of Origin

USA, Canada, China

Filming Locations

British Columbia, Canada

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,778,392 24 January 2016

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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