Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)

Fear is never just make believe.

  • Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2010-11-06
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 1013 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Miramax
  • Production Country: Australia, Mexico, United States of America
  • Director: Troy Nixey
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A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.

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  • Katie Holmes

    as Kim
  • Guy Pearce

    as Alex Hirst
  • Bailee Madison

    as Sally Hirst
  • Jack Thompson

    as Harris
  • Alan Dale

    as Jacoby
  • Emelia Burns

    as Caterer
  • Nicholas Bell

    as Psychiatrist
  • James Mackay

    as Librarian
  • Eddie Ritchard

    as Housekeeper
  • Bruce Gleeson

    as Buggy Driver
  • Gary McDonald

    as Blackwood
  • Carolyn Shakespeare-Allen

    as Airport Cart Driver
  • Julia Blake

    as Mrs. Underhill
  • Trudy Hellier

    as Evelyn Jacoby
  • Terry Kenwrick

    as Bill
  • Grant Piro

    as Creature (voice)
  • Todd MacDonald

    as Creature (voice)
  • Dylan Young

    as Creature (voice)
  • Guillermo del Toro

    as Creature (Voice)
  • Libby Gott

    as Nurse
  • Angus Smallwood

    as Creature (voice)
  • David Tocci

    as Workman
  • Lance Drisdale

    as Policeman
  • Abbe Holmes

    as Joanne (voice)
Directing Troy Nixey Director
Writing Guillermo del Toro Screenplay
Writing Matthew Robbins Screenplay
Production Guillermo del Toro Producer
Production Nick Nunziata Producer
Production William Horberg Executive Producer
Production Stephen Jones Executive Producer
Production Tom Williams Executive Producer
Sound Marco Beltrami Original Music Composer
Sound Buck Sanders Original Music Composer
Editing Jill Bilcock Editor
Production Venus Kanani Casting
Production Christine King Casting
Production Mary Vernieu Casting
Art Roger Ford Production Design
Camera Oliver Stapleton Director of Photography
Writing Nigel McKeand Teleplay
Production Mark Johnson Producer
Art Lucinda Thomson Art Direction
Art Kerrie Brown Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Wendy Chuck Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Erica Wells Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Chiara Tripodi Makeup Artist
Crew Katherine Brown Makeup Effects
Art Shanthi Nadaraja Art Department Coordinator
Art Michael Bell Assistant Art Director
Art Elaine Kusmishko Assistant Art Director
Art Max Haymes Construction Coordinator
Art Christopher Hand Greensman
Art Simon Harkom Greensman
Art Marko Anttonen Set Designer
Art Nicholas Dare Set Designer
Art Gary Tippett Sculptor
Crew Ian Richter Scenic Artist
Crew Steven Sallybanks Scenic Artist
Art Mélanie Poudroux Sculptor
Art Ross Melling Sculptor
Art Weining Lin Sculptor
Sound Bruce Emery Dolby Consultant
Sound Adam Connelly Foley
Sound Mario Vaccaro Foley
Sound Glenn Newnham Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Robert Mackenzie Sound Designer
Sound Andrew Neil Sound Effects Editor
Crew Amelia Ford Visual Effects Editor
Visual Effects Ineke Majoor Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Scott Shapiro Visual Effects Producer
Crew Chris Anderson Stunt Coordinator
Crew Ross Emery Second Unit Cinematographer
Camera Darrin Keough Camera Operator
Camera Calum McFarlane Camera Operator
Camera Peter McCaffrey Steadicam Operator
Camera Louis Puli Additional Camera
Camera Carolyn Johns Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Kerry Thompson Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Carolyn Wells Set Costumer
Editing Erin McGookin Digital Intermediate
Editing David Hollingsworth Digital Intermediate
Editing Billy Browne First Assistant Editor
Sound Jason Ruder Music Editor
Sound Craig Beckett Music Editor
Directing Kristin Witcombe Script Supervisor
Directing Lisa Inman Script Supervisor
Crew Laura Erikson Studio Teachers
Production Ben Lowe Location Manager
Crew Anna Vincent Unit Publicist
Visual Effects Nicholas Tripodi Animation
Visual Effects Shane Hall Animation
Visual Effects Daniel Fotheringham Animation
Camera Mark Hanneysee Best Boy Grip