The Babadook

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Spooky horror film about a mother, a son, and an evil book.

NR 2014 93 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 87 reviews

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age 13+
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Added something genuinely fresh

My other reviews have been kinda silly and about my son Jeremy Jeremy, but I actually liked this film enough for me to give an actual review it's a hear-tracing story the works most of the time. Once this movie came out I thought I knew it would have received a lot of criticism, but overall not bad you did something new. And for all you people who said it was not scary and I like trash movies like Truth or Dare YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Movie Details

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