The Babadook

The Babadook (2014)

If it's in a word, or it's in a look, you can't get rid of the Babadook.

  • Genre: Drama, Horror
  • Release Date: 2014-05-22
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 4044 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Screen Australia
  • Production Country: Australia, Canada
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A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

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  • Essie Davis

    as Amelia Vanek
  • Noah Wiseman

    as Samuel Vanek
  • Hayley McElhinney

    as Claire
  • Daniel Henshall

    as Robbie
  • Barbara West

    as Gracie Roach
  • Benjamin Winspear

    as Oskar Vanek
  • Cathy Adamek

    as Prue
  • Craig Behenna

    as Warren
  • Adam Morgan

    as Sergeant
  • Peta Shannon

    as Mother No. 2
  • Hachi

    as Bugsy
  • Tim Purcell

    as The Babadook
  • Chloe Hurn

    as Ruby
  • Pippa Wanganeen

    as Eastern Suburbs Mum 1
  • Michelle Nightingale

    as Eastern Suburbs Mum 3
  • Tony Mack

    as Principal
  • Carmel Johnson

    as Teacher
  • Michael Gilmour

    as Young Policeman 1
  • Craig McArdle

    as Young Policeman 2
  • Jacquy Phillips

    as Beverly
  • Terence Crawford

    as Doctor
  • Tiffany Lyndall-Knight

    as Supermarket Mum
  • Lucy Hong

    as Supermarket Little Girl
  • Sophie Riggs

    as Checkout Chick
  • John Maurice

    as Car Guy
  • Stephen Sheehan

    as Magician
  • Alicia Zorkovic

    as Fast Food Mum
  • Bridget Walters

    as Norma
  • Lotte Crawford

    as Kissing Woman
  • Chris Roberts

    as Kissing Man
  • Annie Batten

    as Old Woman in Corridor
  • India Zorkovic

    as Fast Food Kid 1
  • Isla Zorkovic

    as Fast Food Kid 2
  • Charlie Crabtree

    as Fast Food Kid 3
  • Ethan Grabis

    as Fast Food Kid 4
  • Sophie Allan

    as Fast Food Kid 5
Production Nikki Barrett Casting
Sound Frank Lipson Sound Effects Editor
Directing Jennifer Kent Director
Writing Jennifer Kent Writer
Sound Jed Kurzel Original Music Composer
Camera Radek Ładczuk Director of Photography
Art Alex Holmes Production Design
Sound Peter D. Smith Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Marty Pepper Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Des Kenneally Sound Recordist
Costume & Make-Up Heather Wallace Costume Design
Editing Sean Lahiff First Assistant Editor
Sound John Simpson Foley
Art Ross Perkin Set Designer
Camera Matt Nettheim Still Photographer
Production Kristina Ceyton Producer
Production Kristian Moliere Producer
Crew Nima Nabili Rad Second Unit Cinematographer
Editing Simon Njoo Editor
Art Jennifer Drake Set Decoration
Camera Louis Puli Camera Operator
Art Karen Hannaford Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Tracy Phillpot Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Marion Lee Makeup Artist
Crew John Haratzis Scenic Artist
Sound James Carroll Foley
Crew Clint Dodd Special Effects Coordinator
Crew Reg Roordink Stunt Coordinator
Lighting Robertto Karas Gaffer
Camera Michael Fairbairn Additional Camera
Directing Taera Shroff Script Supervisor
Production Scott McDonald Location Manager
Crew Chris Chamberlin Unit Publicist