Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

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In theatres:
  • August 26, 2011
On DVD: January 3, 2012
Running time: 1h 39m
Genre: Horror, Thriller

Sally Hurst (Bailee Madison), a lonely, withdrawn child, has just arrived in Rhode Island to live with her father Alex (Guy Pearce) and his new girlfriend (Katie Holmes) at the 19th-century mansion they are restoring. While exploring the sprawling estate, the young girl discovers a hidden basement, undisturbed since the strange disappearance of the mansion's builder a century ago. When Sally unwittingly lets loose a race of ancient, dark-dwelling creatures who conspire to drag her down into the mysterious house's bottomless depths, she must convince Alex and Kim that it's not a fantasy—before the evil lurking in the dark consumes them all.

Director: Troy Nixey
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Guillermo del Toro, Mark Johnson
Cast: Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison, Jack Thompson
Writer(s): Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins
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