The Babysitter (1980)





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Movie Info

In this film, sweet-faced Stephanie Zimbalist is hired as housekeeper by married couple Patty Duke Astin and William Shatner. As she takes care of the couple's daughter, Stephanie slowly, subtly poisons the child's mind against her parents. She attempts to seduce Shatner, fully intending to ruin his relationship with Astin.
Drama , Horror , Television
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Filmways Pictures


Stephanie Zimbalist
as Joanna Redwine
Patty Duke
as Liz Benedict
William Shatner
as Dr. Jeff Benedict
Quinn Cummings
as Tara Benedict

Critic Reviews for The Babysitter

All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

Ultimately fails to deliver on the audacity of its premise.

Full Review… | September 17, 2007
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for The Babysitter

A somewhat entertaining, but utterly predictable thriller. This movie could have been a lot better, but as is, it's okay.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

This movie could have had potential if it wasn't a made for TV movie, and if the story wasn't so predictable. I kinda enjoyed it anyway, though.

Lisa Spader
Lisa Spader

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