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The Sitter (2007)

The Sitter (2007)

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Resident Evil: Extinction director Russell Mulcahy takes the helm for this tense domestic thriller concerning a young couple who believe they have found the perfect live-in nanny, but discover just how wring they are when she begins to methodically destroy their picture perfect suburban lives.

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Cast

Gail O'Grady
as Meghan Eastman
Stacy Haiduk
as Shawna Pierson
Jill Jaress
as Elizabeth Reynolds
William R. Moses
as Carter Eastman
Jon Lindstrom
as Tate Walker
Madison Davenport
as Casey Eastman
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Audience Reviews for The Sitter

Creepy. A little cheesy at times, but entertaining.

Erin Collins
Erin Collins

Super Reviewer

½

This movie perpetuates ignorant stereotypes about "psychological trauma" and mental illness. The "psycho mom" thing has been done too many times before (and usually done better) and much of the rest of the plot is far-fetched as well. The plot was a bit sappy at times, and very rushed at the end. The acting was not horrible but nothing to rave about. The best is when the awkward teenage neighbor tries to bike away from the babysitter and in the background looks like he's never been anywhere near a bike in his life as he attempts not to fall off, but this movie doesn't stop there, when less than 5 minutes later it delivers a scene of nothing but an arm reaching through a fence and into a cooler pulling out a beer. Anyway, if you can overlook the bogus psychoanalytical part of it, in the same way a person must suspend reality / judgment when watching a lot of movies, then this movie might be tolerable. If you have nothing better to do and fairly low standards. Stereotypical grilling dads, several plot lines that go nowhere, and a former seaQuest actress with a bluetooth cell phone all add up to making this the perfect Saturday night at home.

Steven Vincent Gee
Steven Vincent Gee

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