CONTEST: Win ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ Prizes

We’re giving away a tie-in book written by Guillermo del Toro, rubber ducks, bath salts, night lights, dental kits, and posters from this horror tale.

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, which is executive produced by Guillermo del Toro, hits theaters nationwide on August 26. We have a wide assortment of prizes to give away in celebration of this highly-anticipated horror tale starring Guy Pearce, Katie Holmes, and Bailee Madison. We're offering a Don't Be Afraid of the Dark: Blackwood's Guide to Dangerous Fairies tie-in book written by Guillermo del Toro himself, rubber ducks, bath salts, night lights, dental kits, flashlights, and posters from this thriller. These prizes will surely go fast, so take a look at how you can win big from this contest below.

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Blackwood Manor has new tenants. While architect Alex Hurst (Guy Pearce) and his new girlfriend Kim (Katie Holmes) restore their Gothic mansion's period interiors, Alex's young daughter Sally (Bailee Madison)-neglected by her real mother and brushed aside by the careerist father-can investigate the macabre history and dark corners of the estate. Spurring Sally's investigation are the voices-rasping whispers who call out to her from the basement, who promise her understanding and friendship, who are so very hungry and would like to be set free. When Sally gives in to her curiosity, she opens a gateway into a hellish underworld from which an army of beady-eyed, sharp-clawed monsters emerge, small in size but endless in number: the homunculi. Confronted with the horror that now threatens to taker her life and destroy her family, Sally desperately tries to warn the whole house, but there's just one problem: no one believes her. Will she make them understand in time, or will they become another chapter in the centuries-long horror story of Blackwood Manor?

Based on the 1973 telefilm that Guillermo del Toro believes to be the scariest TV production ever made, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark was co-written and co-produced by del Toro and directed by Troy Nixey. Akin to Pan's Labyrinth, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark focuses on a young girl's struggle against menacing and terrifying forces.

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark was released August 26th, 2011 and stars Bruce Gleeson, Eddie Ritchard, Garry McDonald, Bailee Madison, Carolyn Shakespeare-Allen, Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Jack Thompson. The film is directed by Troy Nixey.

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  1. Kayla Allen

    To win the nightlight from this movie would mean the world to me. I have a little niece and once i watched the movie i immediately wanted to find her one just like it. I have been searching the web for DAYS and cannot find a nightlight even remotely close to this one. I even went to the mall, toys r us and tons of other little stores i thought might carry something similar. I havent had any luck. If i won it, i would be more greatful than you can even imagine and i would cherish it for the beauty that it is. I was hoping to find one for her, for her birthday and give it as a present. I cant even imagine how bright her face would get if she opened the box and this was in it. I would be the best auntie ever. I just want to make her happy. She i a very special little girl that will always have a place in my heart. Please take the time to consider all i have said and have a nice day. I love your website and will be a frequent visitor in the future :] that is a guarantee!

    3 years agoby @Kayla-AllenFlag

  2. Brittany Pierce McCready

    I've been a fan of horror movies since my uncle started showing me and my cousin Freddie and Jason movies when we were 3, and a Guillermo Del Toro fan since Pan's Labyrinth, and I would die for a chance to win that night light and book, and I'm not even going to lie and say the night light is for my kids lol, I want it, and for those of us who probably not going to win, it would be awesome if there were a store to buy the things.

    3 years agoby @Brittany-Pierce-McCreadyFlag

  3. Valerie Price

    I would love the nightlight for my 3 month old granddaughters room.

    3 years agoby @Valerie-PriceFlag

  4. Maritza Aviles-Cruz

    I would like the night light carousel for my 6year old daughter. She watched the movie with us lastnight like a trooper and fell in love with it at first sight. My daughter Heaven has been crazy about horses since she was 2 1/2 years old and now she has not stopped talking about that night light..

    3 years agoby @Maritza-Aviles-CruzFlag

  5. Fatima Ortiz

    I just want the night light. I am 16 and i collect porcelain and old dolls. I always love things that are mysterious and beautiful and that tell a story. I pretty much collect everything antique. I have music boxes, dolls, carousels and I have my very own Wooden Victorian Doll house that I built myself. My mission is to fill it with working lights and furniture. This music box in the movie is amazing and Iv always wanted something similar. I would love to have it in my room. This way I could see horses as well as listen to music box tunes as I sleep. :]

    3 years agoby @Fatima-OrtizFlag

  6. Mellonmindy23

    I LOVED this movie. It reminded me of the Gremlins, which I LOVE! I want some prizes!

    4 years agoby @mellonmindy23Flag

  7. Nursejennrn75

    need the night lite after watching movies like this

    4 years agoby @nursejennrn75Flag

  8. Skart87

    My life is stressful as it is and my love for horror films is not helping either! haha! Winning this prize pack would help me calm down and finally get some rest ;)

    4 years agoby @skart87Flag

  9. Layne Manson

    I need these to help me sleep at after watching this movie, my heart is still racing.

    4 years agoby @Layne-MansonFlag

  10. Michaelbrown04

    you know, every single time i try to win one of these i never get chosen. My appreciation for this site and the film companies would be increased a ton. Hope I win!

    4 years agoby @michaelbrown04Flag

  11. GentleBen

    With one of the prezies being a dental kit in branded bag with floss, toothbrush, toothpaste and mouthwash, maybe my wife won't be afraid of my mouth!

    4 years agoby @gentlebenFlag

  12. Sushilover21

    I would love to win this prize because its pretty neat and it has a rubber ducky that i can give to my sister. Also it would be pretty cool to win something like this and give to my cousin since he loves scary/horror movies :)

    4 years agoby @Sushilover21Flag

  13. John Tupper

    i loved this film....

    4 years agoby @John-TupperFlag

  14. Shamilt222

    I need a Rubber duck the one I have is old

    4 years agoby @shamilt222Flag

  15. RalphD

    Ever since I saw the original film, I've always wanted to know more about the creatures, especially who they were and where they came from. For years there was this terrifying void I needed answers too and Guillermo Del Toro's version did a great job in filling in those blanks that left me in suspense for so long. I'm sure the book will be equally satisfying and I would love to win that prize.

    4 years agoby @RalphDFlag

  16. Dayna Noffke

    I am a confirmed horror movie fangirl, and I would love to add these prizes to my fledgling collection of memorabilia! Oddly enough, many of my favorite childhood memories revolve around my being scared out of my gourd; hence, a special affinity for retro-styled films that have that aesthetic I remember from my youth. I love Guillermo Del Toro and I wasn't disappointed by this one. Checked it out opening night to avoid all of the spoilers and I found it to be an original spin on what is, essentially, a fairy tale. I don't believe I've ever won a prize- this seems like the perfect place to start!

    4 years agoby @Dayna-NoffkeFlag

  17. Vlc815

    I would love to win this prize pack because I love horror movies there my favorite. I love all the original horror films like Halloween, Friday the 13th, the shinning, Poltergeist and so on. I know don't be afraid of the dark is going to be a good horror movie.

    4 years agoby @vlc815Flag

  18. Lindsay Sperling

    Guillermo del Toro always does it right!

    4 years agoby @lindsay-sperlingFlag

  19. MrsBnSC

    How do we know if we win??

    4 years agoby @MrsBnSCFlag

  20. Jennifer Bonney

    I would love to win this because, I have never won anything and I've seen all of bailee Madison's movies and it would be really cool If I won.

    4 years agoby @Jennifer-BonneyFlag

  21. Catalyst1973

    I think I should win since my boyfriend never wants to go to the movies and they would keep me entertained.

    4 years agoby @catalyst1973Flag

  22. Anthony Paiano

    please let me win this i went to go see it earlier tonight and i loved it

    4 years agoby @anthony-paianoFlag

  23. Sean Kreycik

    "Child's teeth... Child's teeth..."

    4 years agoby @Sean-KreycikFlag

  24. Sean Kreycik

    The prize pack should be mine! I'm an absolute mega-fan of Del Toro and his stories. I've been anticipating this movie for over a year. Plus, I'm the guru for the book on!

    4 years agoby @Sean-KreycikFlag

  25. Wayniak

    ...Sally... We want them... Sally... You must bring them to us... Bring them with you... We want you Sally... We have waited for you to bring them to us... Saaalllllyyyy... Sallllyyyy.... Don't be afraid of the Dark... Sally...

    4 years agoby @WayniakFlag

  26. Elizabeth Herrera

    Winning these prizes would be the ultimate wedding gift for this Oct 22nd bride-to-be. A horror fan since I was little, nothing compares to those exquisite tingles up and down your spine, and having the hair in the back of your neck stand on end. My groom isn't much of a horror fan, but he is slowly being drawn into my shadowy little world(darkly beautified and influenced by Mr. Del Toro of course!)- Muhuhahahaha! So Excited to see this movie on Friday!!!

    4 years agoby @Elizabeth-HerreraFlag

  27. delliss

    I won't be afraid of the dark with this movie, "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" playing on my DVD system.

    4 years agoby @dellissFlag

  28. CelluloidDreams

    The reviews haven't been kind!

    4 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  29. Elena Ramirez Reinaga

    I have watched and read Guillermo Del Toro's books and movies..I remember watching the original "Don't be afraid of the Dark" and it scared me..just seeing the movie trailer makes me remember how scary it was..but now with Del Toro's imagination added in..can't wait!

    4 years agoby @Elena-Ramirez-ReinagaFlag

  30. Dania Torres

    Guillermo Del Toro's movies are all fantastic. I haven't been dissapointed by any and I look forward to this one! The book already caught my attention + the rubber duck

    4 years agoby @Dania-TorresFlag

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