It was ok, but far from the best movie. It was too violent which kind of made it less scary. The doll was creepy enough and with the movie and lighting it made it suspenseful and scary, but I think that it would be too much for someone under 15.
What is the story of movie The Boy?
A young American named Greta (Lauren Cohan) takes a job as a nanny for an 8-year-old boy in a remote English village. To her surprise, Greta learns that the child of her new employers is a life-size doll. They care for the doll as if it was human, which helps the couple to cope with the death of their own son 20 years earlier. When Greta violates a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring her worst fears to life, leading her to believe that the doll is alive.
The Boy / Film synopsis
What happens at the end of The Boy?
The mirror explodes; from a hole behind it emerges the real, now-adult Brahms wearing a porcelain mask identical to the doll’s face; after surviving the fire, Brahms has been living in the walls of the house and is abnormal. Brahms kills Cole, then turns on Malcolm and Greta.
Is The Boy 2015 a true story?
But at least there’s no way The Boy is based on a true story right? Thankfully, this movie is not based on any actual occurrence (phew). According to Dread Central, the film sprang from the mind of screenwriter Stacey Menear, in what is his first feature film to head to production.