The Babadook

The Babadook

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Amelia (Essie Davis) lost her husband a few time ago. Now, she lives with her son and both start to feel the menace of a supernatural being that has entered into their lives through a childish book called the Babadook.

What the community says about The Babadook

  • Hemant Jayaraman
    Written on July 5, 2018
    "Creepy movie! the creature was actually terrifying. Perfect film if you guys are looking for a thrill."
  • Juan Baltazar
    Written on June 1, 2018
    "I heard about this movie on a local morning radio show and looked it up. Absolutely as scary and crazy as they made it out to be. Very wild flick."
  • Randy Jacobs
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "I've heard from friends of mine that this is one of the best scary/horror films to be released in recent time. So if I was looking for the best recent scary film, The Babadook would definitely be on the shortlist. If I wasn't concerned about whether it was old or recent though it probably wouldn't be as high on my list."
    Helen Dean
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "Movie seems to be super scary and particularly when the horror part happens in the form of child. The mom is a single mom who lives all by herself in her house with her only kid. With no support around for her, it is going to be a chilling experience to watch her struggle with this horrific experience."
    Shirley Kelley
    Written on October 4, 2017
    "Scary movie. Anything where children are threatened is terrifying, scary!"
    Walter Hart
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This movie looks really great. It is available on Netflix and I may need to check it out later on to see if I would like it. It has good ratings."
  • Chan Liu
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "Made me scared of shadows now and it's like I can hear the babadook everywhere! Nice job this movie did! Scared the hell out of me!"
  • Marilyn Wilson
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "It was very interesting and it kept me on the edge of my seat! Very good and very unique. I did not expect the twist at the end."
  • Andrea Ford
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "Baa..baa..DOOK DOOK DOOK! I can't get it out of my head! Truly scary and creepy it gave me the chills!"
  • Jing Guo
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "It's October and the perfect time to get your horror movie watching on. The Babadook feels slightly derivative of a number of other thrillers out there but still manages to deliver the fear. Its watchable and holds quite a few surprises. "
    Carol Reynolds
    Written on October 8, 2018
    "We watched this movie during Halloween and this gave us the creeps. It's pretty disturbing especially when the plot unfolds I can't take my eyes off the screen."
    Betty Porter
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "This movie is super scary - we watched it on a late Saturday night and we were thoroughly spooked. It's a must-watch for horror fans on Netflix."
    Elizabeth Zavala
    Written on April 28, 2017
    "I actually tried to give this movie a chance. I didn't make it very far before turning it off. I thought it was really stupid."
    Kelly Gonzales
    Written on January 29, 2017
    "The Babadook is a horror/thriller film that's available for streaming on Netflix. It's a great solution for anyone looking for horror movies on Netflix."
    Roger Butler
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "This film is decent, but is easily outclassed by most other horror movies. The story doesn't give much room for character development."
  • Kyle Nichols
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This was pretty interesting to watch. Had a couple of suspenseful and scary moments, but not too different from other films that I've seen. I still found it good for what it was, and may watch it again at a later point with my spouse, since they haven't seen it yet and would most likely want me to watch it with them."
  • Lucy Mao
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Nice horror-thriller! The Babadook made me squeal from time to time."
  • David Woods
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "the Babadook is a netflix movie about a woman who lost her husband a few time ago. Now, she lives with her son, and both starts to feel the menace of a supernatural being that has entered into his lifes though a childish book "
  • Sharon Alvarez
    Written on October 9, 2018
    "This one gave me the creeps!!!!! I swear I won't watch this alone ever again!!! I recommended this one to my friends for us to watch on Halloween and they all agreed, can't wait to scare them with this movei!!!!"
  • Robert Ortiz
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "This got such high reviews, that despite my misgivings, I watched it. It was stupid. I don't mind implausible, but this was just so insultingly bad that I was offended. The plot moved like molasses, the characters were annoying, and I just don't see what people see in it."
    Aanya Mukopadhyay
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "The Babadook is a horror film but the question arises as to whether or not it ranks as one of the best horror films. Given it's rating, I would argue that it does not."
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