- 1 hr 45 min
The Boy is a 2015 drama, thriller, and horror film,which follows a 9-year-old boy's (played by Jared Breeze) growing love of death and all things related to it, hinting at something dark growing inside the boy and his still growing mind.The boy and his father take care of a failing hotel. After his father (played by David Morse)falls into a depression due to his wife leaving with a patron of their hotel, he is left to his own devices, and he develops a fondness for death. Showing sociopath like behavior as his obsession grows, the boy befriends a drifter (played by Rainn Wilson) who comes to check on the hotel and his father. Their friendship however only makes the boy's obsession grow deeper and darker. The more he delves into his obsession, the more it shows that there is a serial killer growing inside him. The film also stars Bill Sage ,Mike Vogel, Zuleikha Robinson, and Aiden Lovekamp. The Boy itself is based of a short film titled "Henley" which took many things from the novel Miss Corpus, both of which were directed and written by Craig Macneill, and Clay Chapman, who also directed and wrote The Boy.