Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

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Overview

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.

  1. Troy Nixey

    Director

  2. Guillermo del Toro

    Screenplay

  3. Matthew Robbins

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Katie Holmes

    Katie Holmes

    Kim

  2. Guy Pearce

    Guy Pearce

    Alex Hirst

  3. Bailee Madison

    Bailee Madison

    Sally Hirst

  4. Alan Dale

    Alan Dale

    Jacoby

  5. Jack Thompson

    Jack Thompson

    Harris

  6. Emelia Burns

    Emelia Burns

    Caterer

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $36,993,168.00

Homepage http://www.dontbeafraidofthedark.com/

Release Information

  • November 6, 2010
    R, Theatrical

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A review by Matt Golden

By Matt Golden

Oh, this is the stuff. How I’ve missed great horror. American studios have, by and large, ignored producing truly great horror over mindless pablum like Final Destination 6, or Saw 23, or Nostalgic Horror Film Remake 117. Slashers, gore-fests, dead teenager movies and all the other imagination-barren dreck neglect that incredible power a great horror film can wield over its viewer: namely, that it’s the only genre that can truly encompass every emotion, running the audience through the gamut so thoroughly that they’re exhausted and fully satisfied at the end.

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