A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting
|A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting|
|Directed by||Rachel Talalay|
|Screenplay by||Joe Ballarini|
|Based on||A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting|
by Joe Ballarini
|Edited by||Stein Myhrstad|
|Music by||Matthew Margeson|
A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting is a 2020 American family horror film directed by Rachel Talalay and distributed by Netflix. The film was written by Joe Ballarini and is based on his three-part book trilogy of the same name. It stars Tom Felton, Indya Moore, Tamara Smart and Oona Laurence.
Kelly Ferguson is a babysitter on a mission to find the child in her care who has been kidnapped by the Boogeyman on Halloween night. She discovers a secret society of children-protecting babysitters exists, as does an entire world of monsters, which she must fight.
- Tamara Smart as Kelly Ferguson
- Isabel Birch as Young Kelly
- Oona Laurence as Liz LeRue
- Alessio Scalzotto as Victor Colletti
- Indya Moore as Peggy Drood
- Tom Felton as Grand Guignol
- Ian Ho as Jacob Zellman
- Tamsen McDonough as Ms. Zellman
- Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson as Berna Vincent
- Lynn Masako Cheng as Cassie Zhen
- Ty Consiglio as Curtis Critter
- Ashton Arbab as Tommy
- Crystal Balint as Alexa Ferguson
- Ricky He as Jesper Huang
- Anisa Harris as Deanna
- Cameron Bancroft as Pete Ferguson
- Kelcey Mawema as Veronica Preston
- Mithila Palkar as Babysitter from Mumbai (India)
The film premiered on Netflix on October 15, 2020.
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 61% based on 18 critic reviews, with an average rating of 5.80/10. On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 31 out of 100 based on 4 critic reviews, indicating " generally unfavorable reviews".
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