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Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (2024): Plot, Cast, Release Date and More

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

In 1991, Stephen Herek directed a coming-of-age comedy, Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead, which starred Hollywood icons like Christina Applegate and Joanna Cassidy. Now, in 2024, Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead is back, reimagined, and directed by directed by Wade Allain-Marcus, and we’re here to tell you all about it.

Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead might have a huge giveaway right in the title, but the actual movie is so much more than that, and every little detail you need will be found right here. So, make sure you stick around until the very end to learn more about the plot, cast, and release date of Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead.

What is the Plot of Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead?

The plot of Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead might just be in the title! That could be the briefest way to describe the upcoming reimagination of a 90s classic, however, it is so much more than the obvious that has been stated. Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead follows a group of siblings who are left behind with an extremely strict babysitter after their mother has a breakdown and goes away for a 2-month long retreat.

As the kids try and find their way around the babysitter, one day she simply doesn’t wake up. However, the party doesn’t stop. The kids continue to make the most of their mother being away, and the babysitter being dead, however, eventually, the clock starts ticking and they must do whatever it takes to cover the mess that’s been made.

The Cast of Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead

Although the original cast of Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead in 1991 was star-studded and can’t be matched, the cast of the remake is no less. Playing the role of the eventually dead babysitter is none other than June Squibb, who is best known for her roles in movies like Thelma, Hubie Halloween, and Nebraska amongst several others.

The Cast of Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
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Joining Squibb in Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead are Simone Joy Jones, Donielle Tremaine Hansley, Miles Fowler, Nicole Richie, and Gus Kenworthy. It will be interesting to see how the cast members on the 2024 remake compare to those of the original movie.

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When and Where Can You Watch Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead?

The release date of Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead is just around the corner, which means you won’t have to wait too long to grab your friends and family, and head straight to the theatres. The official release date of Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead is April 12, 2024, so the countdown really has begun!

When and Where Can You Watch Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead?
Credit: YouTube/IGN Movie Trailers

Conclusion

Even though some classics should remain untouched, it looks like Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead’s remake might just be the winner, but only time will tell. Do let us know in the comments if you’re as excited about this upcoming movie as we are!