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The Boy is an horror movie directed by William Brent Bell and starring Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell and Jim Norton and Diana Hardcastle. The movie was written by Stacey Menear. The film has a $10 million budget with a 97-minute running time. The Boy currently has a 6.0 IMDb rating, based on 64613 and 42 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated PG-13.

release date for The Boy

The Boy release date

When does The Boy come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for The Boy (2016)is January 22, 2016.


When will The Boy be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Boy DVD/Blu-ray release date is Monday, April 2, 2018. The estimated DVD release date is April 2018. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in April 2018. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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The Boy budget

How much did The Boy cost to make?

$10,000,000 budget

The movie cost $10 million to make.

The Boy movie poster

The Boy rating

PG-13 Rated

The Boy is rated PG-13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers (under 13).


The Boy reviews

6.0 IMDb 42 Metascore

The movie currently has a 6.0 of out 10 IMDb rating and 42 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.


The Boy trailer

The Boy plot summary

What is The Boy about?

A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.


Synopsis from IMDb An American nanny is shocked that her new English family’s boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.


The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.


The Boy cast

Who is in The Boy?

Lauren Cohan in The Boy Lauren Cohan as Greta Evans
Rupert Evans in The Boy Rupert Evans as Malcolm
James Russell in The Boy James Russell as Brahms Heelshire
Jim Norton in The Boy Jim Norton as Mr. Heelshire
Diana Hardcastle in The Boy Diana Hardcastle as Mrs. Heelshire

The Boy box Office

How much did The Boy make?

$64,188,367 worldwide

The film has made over $64 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.


The Boy details

Theatrical Release Date: January 22, 2016
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: April 2, 2018
Film Budget: $10 million
Box Office: $64 million
Length: 97 minutes
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Language: English

The Boy facts


How long is The Boy?

The movie is 97 minutes long (1 hour and 37 minutes).

What year did The Boy come out?

The movie is out on January 22, 2016. The movie has been out for .


Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Lauren Cohan plays as Greta Evans.


Who is the director of The Boy?

William Brent Bell directed the movie.


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