The Empty Man

The Empty Man (2020)

The first night you hear him. The second night you see him. The third night he finds you.

  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2020-10-22
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 593 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 17min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: BOOM! Studios
  • Production Country: France, South Africa, United States of America
  • Director: David Prior
star 6.2/10
From 593 Ratings


Retired cop James Lasombra is asked by a friend to investigate the disappearance of her daughter, who seemingly packed in the night and left an ominous message on the bathroom mirror - "The Empty Man Made Me Do It." As he investigates this mysterious figure further, James begins to see and hear strange things, and is forced to come to terms with his past and what it means for his future.

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  • James Badge Dale

    as James Lasombra
  • Marin Ireland

    as Nora Quail
  • Sasha Frolova

    as Amanda Quail
  • Samantha Logan

    as Davara Walsh
  • Evan Jonigkeit

    as Greg
  • Virginia Kull

    as Ruthie
  • Robert Aramayo

    as Garrett
  • Ron Canada

    as Detective Villiers
  • Jessica Matten

    as Fiona
  • Aaron Poole

    as Paul
  • Stephen Root

    as Arthur Parsons
  • Jamie-Lee Money

    as Lisa Schwartz
  • Owen Teague

    as Duncan West
  • Joel Courtney

    as Brandon Maibaum
  • Connor Dowds

    as Meyer
  • Vere Tindale

    as Pontifex Young Man
  • Tanya van Graan

    as Allison Lasombra
  • Michael Bundred

    as Officer McManus
  • Reine Swart

    as Pontifex Receptionist
  • Sven Ruygrok

    as Acolyte
  • Brian "Wolfman Black" Bowman

    as Pedestrian
  • Bryan Kreutz

    as Coroner
  • Connie Hollins

    as Pedestrian
  • Jaan Marion

    as Office Parker
  • Robert Coutts

    as The Empty Man
  • Phoebe Nicholls

    as Nurse
  • Eric Lange

    as Peter Quail
Production Denise Chamian Casting Director
Sound Walter Spencer Foley Supervisor
Writing David Prior Screenplay
Directing David Prior Director
Editing David Prior Editor
Writing David Prior Screenstory
Sound Christopher Young Original Music Composer
Camera Anastas N. Michos Director of Photography
Production Christa Schamberger Casting Director
Editing Keith Clark Additional Editor
Sound David Giammarco Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Derek Vanderhorst Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Derek Vanderhorst Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Eric A. Norris Sound Designer
Sound Eric A. Norris Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Brian Williams Music
Costume & Make-Up Zsofia Otvos Makeup Department Head
Crew Aaron Crippen Stunts
Lighting Wayne Shields Gaffer
Art Craig Lathrop Production Design
Production Craig Lathrop Production Designer
Art Shane Bunce Supervising Art Director
Visual Effects Dennis Berardi Visual Effects Supervisor
Production Ross Richie Producer
Art David Chandler Property Buyer
Crew Gian Ganziano Visual Effects Editor
Crew Vernon Willemse Stunts
Camera Peter Belcher "A" Camera Operator
Crew Daniel Maldonado Stunts
Crew DeVille Vannik Stunts
Art Chris Cleek Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Jacomina Jankowitz Assistant Costume Designer
Directing Ria van Heerden Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Abderrahim Bissar Costume Assistant
Visual Effects Olaf Wendt Visual Effects Supervisor
Production Alan Shearer Line Producer
Production Adam Yoelin Co-Producer
Sound Mike Horton Foley Artist
Production Adam Friedlander Co-Producer
Crew David Davadoss Stunts
Editing Andrew Buckland Editor
Art Shannon Stride Assistant Art Director
Visual Effects Rebecca West Visual Effects Producer
Crew Christian Litke Stunts
Art Henry du Rand Set Decoration
Visual Effects Karina Benesh Visual Effects Coordinator
Camera Wynand Basson First Assistant "B" Camera
Visual Effects Korey J. Cauchon Visual Effects Producer
Production Philip Waley Unit Production Manager
Production Philip Waley Co-Producer
Crew Jeff Shannon Stunts
Visual Effects Damien Hurgon Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Molly Pabian Visual Effects
Editing Chris Talson First Assistant Editor
Crew Grant Urquhart Armorer
Visual Effects Marco Raposo de Barbosa Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Simon Rice Sound Mixer
Crew Colleen Knox Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Marika Weber Makeup & Hair
Crew Dewaldt Du Preez Stunts
Crew Matt Esof Stunts
Crew Ian Williamson Stunts
Directing Andre Weavind First Assistant Director
Crew Natalie M. Meyer Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Neil McClean Costume Designer
Crew Armando De Leca Stunts
Crew Cameron Froud Stunts
Crew Shaun Verth Stunts
Art Jacques Van Rooyen Art Department Coordinator
Lighting Regan Mitchell Key Rigging Grip
Lighting Thembekile Kebeni Rigging Grip
Costume & Make-Up Philip Stapelberg Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Maryke Nel Set Costumer
Crew Lily Gwyer-Miller Post Production Supervisor
Sound Adam Mohundro Boom Operator
Crew Tyrone Dadd Stunts
Lighting Wiseman Dinizulu Rigging Gaffer
Sound Tim McKeown Foley Artist
Camera Derek William Carlow "B" Camera Operator
Sound Marco Augusto Comba Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Samantha Davids Second Assistant "B" Camera
Art Kerry von Lillienveld Property Master
Art Greg Cleaver Set Designer
Lighting Jean de Kock Best Boy Electric
Visual Effects Byron Tofas Compositing Lead
Directing Robyn Glaser Second Assistant Director
Visual Effects Fred Duarte Visual Effects Coordinator
Art Wilfred Kok Set Designer
Camera Djuma Masudi Dolly Grip
Camera Meike Chinnery First Assistant "A" Camera
Camera Simone Howlett Second Assistant "A" Camera
Visual Effects Jiwoong Kim Visual Effects Supervisor
Art Martin Barrios Assistant Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Nina Hesse Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Mike Elizalde Makeup Effects Designer
Visual Effects Jeremy Burns Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Andrew Carruthers Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Brittany Amos Visual Effects Coordinator
Crew Katja Hopkins Stunts
Crew Leanne Mullon Stunts
Art Mark Erasmus Set Dresser
Writing Cullen Bunn Graphic Novel
Production Stephen Christy Producer
Editing Joanna Phillips First Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Ulf Suhrmuller On Set Dresser
Costume & Make-Up Joeke Bonthuys Makeup Artist
Crew Filip Ciprian Florian Stunts
Sound Jacob Houchen Sound Editor
Crew Robyn Muncy Stunts
Sound Craig Weintraub Assistant Sound Editor
Production Katy Fyfe Location Manager
Production Jayson Snyman Assistant Location Manager
Sound Peter Munters ADR Mixer
Visual Effects Djochoua Belovarski Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects YoonHa Jung Visual Effects
Visual Effects Graham Peddie Visual Effects
Visual Effects Maggie Ronan Visual Effects Coordinator
Production Andrea Eis Location Assistant
Camera Craig Bekker Key Grip
Crew Caprice Masinga Stunts
Production Alan Osinoff Post Production Coordinator
Crew Daniel Himschoot Stunts
Crew Owen Macrae Stunts
Crew Tshepo Nthako Loader
Camera Jacob Mafolo Best Boy Grip
Crew Francois Groenewald Stunts
Crew Stuart Jacob Williamson Stunts
Crew Blaze Stunts
Crew Joshua McIntosh Stunts
Crew Andrea Bate Stunts
Crew Seugnet Liebenberg Stunts
Crew Lana Michelle Katz Stunts
Crew Rushda Mallick Stunts
Crew Duygu Panovic Stunts
Crew Trevor Kingston Frost Stunts
Crew Matt McFevour Stunts
Art Brigitte Michelle Floegel Set Decoration Buyer
Art Aidan Lee Blakey Milner Set Decoration Buyer
Art Cher Karis Adams Set Decorating Coordinator
Art Warren Armour Art Department Coordinator
Art Lorelei Haselton Art Department Assistant
Camera Mark Van Der Merwe Data Wrangler
Lighting Melvin Rosewarne Rigging Grip
Lighting Sam Mathole Rigging Grip
Costume & Make-Up Thomaley Scholtz Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Camiela Smith Costume Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Warren Joseph Costume Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Nesley Christians Costume Assistant
Production Eric Gwala Location Assistant
Production Mario Corna Location Assistant