Babysitter Wanted

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  • R
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 5.4  (7,816)

Babysitter Wanted is a 2008 horror movie directed by Jonas Barnes and Michael Manasseri. The movie revolves around a young college student Angie, played by Tina Houtz, who moves to a small town to study veterinary science. The opening scenes of the movie show Angie's parents dropping her off at her dorm room and bidding farewell to their daughter.

Angie is a shy and introverted girl who has trouble making friends with her peers. She soon learns that the only way to pay for her college tuition is to take up a part-time job. She responds to an advert for a babysitter posted on the college notice board by a family living in a remote farmhouse.

On her first day at the job, she is welcomed by the mother of the family, played by Nana Visitor. Angie is surprised to learn that she is the only babysitter the family has ever hired. Angie meets Sam Stanton, played by Matt Dallas, and they develop a romantic interest in each other.

Things take a dark turn when the father of the family never returns home. Angie begins to hear unexplained noises and uncovers disturbing evidence that something sinister is happening in the house. With a killer on the loose and nowhere to run, Angie must use all her wit to save her life.

The movie is a classic horror film that uses suspense and thrills to keep you on the edge of your seat. The sound effects and lighting create a chilling mood which helps to heighten the tension in the movie. The theme of the movie is centered around the horrors of human behavior and the lengths people are willing to go to have their way.

The characters in the movie are well-developed and complex. Angie's character has a relatable backstory, making it easy for viewers to connect with her. The movie also taps into the fear of isolation, forcing the viewer to confront their own anxieties.

The performances of the actors are all solid, with Sarah Thompson's portrayal of Angie being a standout. Her character is relatable and vulnerable, bringing a rawness and authenticity to her performance. Nana Visitor's portrayal of the mother of the family is also notable and adds depth to the storyline.

The movie has a good pace and never loses its momentum. It starts with a slow burn but quickly escalates into a heart-pumping series of events, with each scene building up to the next suspenseful moment.

The ending of the movie leaves the audience with an unexpected twist, leaving them surprised and intrigued. However, it is the journey to the climax that makes the movie enjoyable.

Overall, Babysitter Wanted is a well-executed horror movie that is guaranteed to keep you engaged and frightened throughout.

Babysitter Wanted is a 2008 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 42 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

Babysitter Wanted
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    5.4  (7,816)