The Boy

February 19th, 2016


The Boy

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An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After violating a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.

Release Year: 2016

Critic's Score: /100

Director: William Brent Bell

Stars: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell

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.

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

Taglines: Every child needs to be loved.

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 22 January 2016

Filming Locations: British Columbia, Canada

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