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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

In this horror flick, a young girl (Bailee Madison) finds herself prey to mysterious creatures of the dark after she comes to live with her dad and his girlfriend (Guy Pearce and Katie Holmes). Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 26 Aug 2011
Video Release: 03 Jan 2012
MPAA Rating: R
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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark is rated R: for violence and terror.

Director: Troy Nixey
Cast: Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison
Studio: 2011 FilmDistrict / Miramax Films

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