The Bye Bye Man

Don’t think it. Don’t say it. Don’t think it. Don’t say it. Don’t think it. Don’t say it. Don’t think it. Don’t say it. Don’t think it. Don’t say it. Don’t think it. Don’t say it.


The Bye Bye Man
In this who-dies next bloodfest, the usual suspects (three good-looking college students) unleash a supernatural entity known as the Bye Bye Man, leading them down the path of terror and death.

96 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence, Horror).
Horror, Thriller.

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Credits

Cast
Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Michael Trucco, Jenna Kanell, Erica Tremblay, Marisa Echeverria
Director
Stacy Title
ScreenplayJonathan Penner, from the book by Robert Damon Schneck
MusicThe Newton Brothers
CinematographyJames Kniest
EditingKen Blackwell
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byIntrepid Pictures, Los Angeles Media Fund

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHorror
LanguageLow to mild, infrequent
NudityLow, isolated incident
SexNone
ViolenceStrong, frequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for terror, horror violence, bloody images, sexual content, thematic elements, partial nudity, some language and teen drinking
Runtime96
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
5
Jump Scenes
4
Tense Family Scenes
3
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
0
Positive role models
0
Violence
4
Sex
4
Language
3
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Justin Lowe quote icon'Bye Bye Man' seems dead set on a sequel.
5
Cape Times
Unknown
5
ScreenIt
T. Durgin quote iconI’m sure more than a few will be writing something like ’’Don’t say it! Don’t think it! Don’t see it!’’ I’d just rather wave this flick ’’Bye bye.’’
5
Metacritic.com
22 critics
7
Rottentomatoes critics
61 critics
7
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon The Bye Bye Man clumsily mashes together elements from better horror films, adding up to a derivative effort as short on originality as it is on narrative coherency or satisfying scares.
5
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
6
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconLaughably terrible horror movie has violence, sex.
2

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
27 users
6
Rottentomatoes users
5633 users
8
Internet
2437 Netizens quote iconSay bye bye to decent horror films
8

Average .. 29%

6

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