The Boy

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

age 14+

Unoriginal but well-made "creepy doll" horror movie.

PG-13 2016 97 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 75 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

WOULD NOT RECOMMEND

I had high hopes for this movie because I love scary doll movies, but it was a total disappointment. The first half was decent if a bit boring but two thirds of the way in there was a major plot twist that ruined the whole movie *SPOILER* when it turns out that the boy was actually still alive and living in the walls of the house and had been spying on her I would have stopped the movie if I hadn't been watching with some friends. Overall a horrible movie, never watch this
age 10+

An amazing movie!

This movie was really good and I highly recommend it for ages 10+

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