Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010) Movie

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

83% Like of 6 Total Votes

Release Date: August 26, 2011
Starring Nicholas Bell, Guillermo del Toro, Katie Holmes, Alan Dale
Directed by Troy Nixey
6 votes, 4.15 / 5 avg. rating (83% score)

Guillermo del Toro presents 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark,' a horror film starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce and Bailee Madison, directed by Troy Nixey. Based on the 1973 telefilm that del Toro believes is the scariest TV production ever made, the story follows Sally (Madison), a young girl who moves to Rhode Island to live with her father (Pearce) and his new girlfriend (Holmes) in the 19th-century mansion they are restoring. While exploring the house, Sally starts to hear voices coming from creatures in the basement whose hidden agenda is to claim her as one of their own. Akin to del Toro's 'Pan's Labyrinth,' 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' focuses on a young girl's struggle against menacing and terrifying forces.

Synopsis:

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home.
Cast: Nicholas Bell, Guillermo del Toro, Katie Holmes, Alan Dale, Carolyn Shakespeare-Allen, Grant Piro, Jack Thompson, Guy Pearce, Lisa N Edwards, Bruce Gleeson, Emilia Burns, Eddie Ritchard, David Tocci, Lance Drisdale, Libby Gott, James Mackay, Emelia Burns, Trudy Hellier, Terry Kenwrick, Todd MacDonald, Angus Smallwood, Dylan Young, Abbe Holmes, Bailee Madison, Richard Davine, Garry McDonald, Julia Blake, Kim Ross
Directors: Troy Nixey
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Alias: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Year: 2010
Runtime: 99
MPAA Rating: R
Nominations: 2
Writers: Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins, Nigel McKeand
Producers: Melanie Chryssochoides, Guillermo del Toro, William Horberg, Mark Johnson, Stephen Jones, Nick Nunziata, Tom Williams
Musicians: Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders
Cinematographers: Oliver Stapleton
Editors: Jill Bilcock

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