The Boy (2016)


The Boy (2016)

Action / Horror / Mystery / Thriller

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Greta is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family’s 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta’s worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive.

- Director: William Brent Bell

- Written by : Stacey Menear

- Edited by : Brian Berdan

- Music by : Bear McCreary

- Budget: $10 million

- Box office: $64.1 million

- Producers: Matt Berenson, Jodyne Herron, Gary Lucchesi, Tom Rosenberg, Jim Wedaa.

- Cinematography : Daniel Pearl

- Production companies: Lakeshore Entertainment, Huayi Brothers Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment, STXfilms.

- Distributed by : STXfilms

- Running time : 97 minutes

- Country : United States, China.

- Language : English

- Initial release: January 22, 2016

William Brent Bell ( Director )
Daniel Pearl ( Cinematography by )
Bear McCreary ( Music By )


Lauren Cohan as Greta Evans
Rupert Evans as Malcolm
James Russell as Brahms Heelshire
Jim Norton as Mr. Heelshire
Diana Hardcastle as Mrs. Heelshire
Ben Robson as Cole
Jett Klyne as Brahms (Child)
Lily Pater as Emily Cribbs
Matthew Walker as Taxi Driver
Stephanie Lemelin as Sandy (voice)


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