The Babysitter (1980)
Movie: The Babysitter
- Director: Peter Medak
- Stars: Patty Duke, William Shatner, Quinn Cummings, David Wallace, Kenneth Tigar, Virginia Kiser, Stephanie Zimbalist, John Houseman, Hildy Brooks, Frank Birney, Ty Haller
- Release Date: November 28, 1980
- Run Time: 96 min
- Genre: Drama, Thriller
Overprotective mother Liz Benedict meets 18 year-old orphan Joanna Redwine and hires her as house help and live-in companion to rambunctious daughter Tara. Liz\’s husband Jeff isn\’t too thrilled with the arrangement, and his fears soon prove justified when Joanna begins to manipulate everyone and to slowly destroy the family. Meanwhile next-door neighbor Dr. Linquist investigates and discovers Joanna has a disturbing past.