THE BABADOOK (2014) Ending Explained + Analysis

THE BABADOOK (2014) Ending Explained + Analysis

The Jennifer Kent directed/written The Babadook (2014) is a brilliant piece of horror about a widowed mother and her son learning to cope with the loss of her husband. A monster begins lurking in the house with the son naming it The Babadook. The Babadook shows itself in full at the end of the film, but then what? Here is The Babadook (2014) ending explained. Before you are treated to the ending explanation, however, you will also get a rundown of the essential movie scenes leading up to the movie ending.

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The Babadook (2014)

Directed by Jennifer Kent

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Official Synopsis: Amelia, who lost her husband in a car crash on the way to give birth to Samuel, their only child, struggles to cope with her fate as a single mom. Samuel's constant fear of monsters and violent reaction to overcome the fear doesn't help her cause either, which makes her friends become distant. When things can not get any worse, they read a strange book in their house about the 'Babadook' monster that hides in the dark areas of their house. Even Amelia seems to feel the effect of Babadook and desperately tries in vain to destroy the book. The nightmarish experiences the two encounter form the rest of the story.

Cast: Tiffany Lyndall-Knight, Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Jacquy Phillips, Jacqy Phillips, Ethan Grabis, Terence Crawford, Sophie Riggs, Tony Mack, Tim Purcell,…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy