Child Eater

Synopsis: A simple night of babysitting takes a horrifying turn when Helen realizes the boogeyman really is in little Lucas' closet.
Genre: Horror
 
IMDB:
4.6
Year:
2016
82 min
4 Views

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(wind lightly blowing)

(eerie dramatic music)

(car door opens)

- Hey.

Sweetie?

(eerie ethereal music)

Honey, are you all right?

- [Ginger] He hurt me.

(gasping)

(screaming)

(eerie dramatic music)

(eerie somber music)

- Look Tom may not be your

knight in shining armor

but you could do worse.

(laughing)

- Wow, that's a

ringing endorsement.

He is more like a court

jester, and self appointed.

- Look I've got to go,

but call me tonight, okay?

I should get a break

around midnight.

- I bet you look

great in that uniform.

- I do, you know I've always

liked a man in uniform,

and now I'm one of them.

- You won't say a word to him?

- Of course not.

Never.

(laughs)

(eerie somber music)

(sighs)

- [Helen] F*ck.

(slow melodic music)

I could really use a word

of advice right about now.

(door closes)

- [Sheriff] Helen.

- Great, thanks.

- Hey, what are you doing?

Let's go.

- What?

- [Sheriff] The Parker gig.

- That's tonight?

- It's now, come

on, I'll drive you.

- Dad I'm really not

feeling up to it.

Can't he find someone else?

- Five minutes before

you're supposed to arrive?

The guy just moved in,

doesn't know anyone in town.

Who is he supposed to find?

It was your idea to

look for more work.

(sighs)

(eerie somber music)

(eerie dramatic music)

(gasps)

- [Matthew] Where were you?

- Just in the woods.

- I told you, you

shouldn't wander around

out there by yourself.

- I saw that man again.

- Who, that old bird watcher?

Lucas, you're going to

have to learn to respect

your elders.

You're going to look

like that when you're 80.

- Do you really have

to go out tonight?

- Hey where did I pack my ties?

I think I left them

in the basement.

Would you run down there

and grab that for me?

(exhales deeply)

(eerie ethereal music)

Lucas, did you find them?

(eerie dramatic music)

- [Sheriff] Casey is doing

pretty well at the station.

I have to admit, I wasn't

sure what to expect.

- Great.

- You can talk to me, you know?

Tell me what's going on.

Is it the house?

- Dad, I'm not 10.

I mean that story

still creeps me out.

Eating the eyes of kids to

keep himself from going blind.

It's disgusting.

(eerie dramatic music)

(eerie somber music)

- Thank you so much for coming,

I don't know what

I would have done

if your dad hadn't offered.

Lucas doesn't know the

history behind this place

so I would appreciate it if

we could keep that quiet.

He has a pretty

active imagination.

- [Sheriff] She

won't say a word.

I'm going to head

back to the station,

but I just wanted to

make sure everything

was okay, Mr. Parker.

- Awesome, thanks,

sheriff, I owe you one.

- Don't mention it.

- [Helen] Owes you one?

Christ.

(door closes)

- I should get Lucas,

get you two acquainted.

- It's just the two of you?

- Yeah.

Lucas' mom Linda passed

away when he was born.

- Oh.

I'm so sorry.

I didn't mean to--

- [Matthew] No, don't worry.

She would have hated this house.

Ah there he is.

- Hello there.

- [Matthew] Come

down, don't be shy.

- I'm Helen, nice to meet you.

(eerie somber music)

- Yes, the squatter,

yes I remember.

The sheriff?

No.

Yeah, of course.

I'll transfer you right

now, Mrs. Haggemeyer.

(phone rings)

Widow's Peak sheriff

office, this is Casey.

He'll sing you songs

and tell you lies

- Excuse me?

- [Ginger] I've seen

things, heard things.

- Who is this?

- [Ginger] Tell the

sheriff Ginger called.

Tell him he's awake.

(eerie dramatic music)

- [Man] Keep going!

I've got it, V.

I've got it, V.

- You should probably

turn this off.

- No, no, it's fine.

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