Type of media Film
Approved Running time 93m 45s
Release date 24/10/2014
BBFCInsight strong supernatural threat, bloody images
Director(s) Jennifer Kent
Cast includes Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Tiffany Lyndall-Knight, Benjamin Winspear, Noah Wiseman, Carmel Johnson
Cut This work was passed uncut.
BBFCinsight publication date 14/10/2014
Note: The following text may contain spoilers
THE BABADOOK is a horror thriller about a widowed mother and her young son, who are terrorised by a character that comes to life from a children's book.
There are scenes of sustained threat in a domestic setting, which begin as psychological terror inflicted by a supernatural force, then become a strong physical danger to the woman and her child.
Violent attacks, resulting in bloody aftermath.
There are two uses of strong language ('f**k') and a scene of implied masturbation.
- THE BABADOOK
- Icon Film Distribution Ltd
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