The Bye Bye Man

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

age 15+

Laughably terrible horror movie has violence, sex.

PG-13 2017 96 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 24 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

My friend Dominic Cummings recommend this.

Big Dom said this move terrified him. Sadly, after watching it I have found it hilariously unterrifying. The only somewhat scary scene is when a... GROWN MAN TAKES OFF HIS SHIRT AND SHOWS HIS NIPPYS. Bloody unbritish. I'll kill the director for resisting the British Empire.

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age 13+

Just because you can make a PG-13 horror movie doesn't mean you should.

Congratulations, STX Entertainment! You managed to get a PG-13 rating for the "Bye Bye Man" - at the cost of the film's quality! Characters are shot at close range with no bullet wounds, and the hallucination with the bloody eye sockets looks like an unfinished CGI effect. The movie doesn't even make sense! Were scenes cut out?

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