Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010) ending explained


    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010) ending explained

  • 1 Blackwood turned into one of the creatures

    The creatures that live in the basement turned Blackwood into one of them. Instead of accepting the tooth, he brought them the decided to grab him inside and turn him into one of them.

  • 2 Blackwood is the large creature

    The largest of the creatures is Blackwood himself after he turned. The creatures demand a human life each time they come to the surface to convert it into one of their own, preferably a child.

  • 3 The creatures wanted to transform Sally

    The creatures wanted to transform sally into one of their own. This is why they kept appearing to her but not to others.

  • 4 Sally killed Blackwood

    The big creature Sally smashed near the end of the movie was Lord Blackwood himself.

  • 5 Kim was taken instead of Sally

    When the creatures failed to take Sally, they took Kim instead. They wanted a human child but they didn't mind taking the easier target, which was Kim.

  • 6 Kim was transformed into a creature

    Kim was transformed into one of those creatures. Her voice could be heard at the end of the movie convincing the creatures to keep hiding until humans forget about what happened.

  • 7 Kim is no longer herself

    Kim is no longer herself after the transformation. She told the creatures to keep hiding until new humans show up and that they have all the time in the world. Kim will obviously haunt new humans when they arrive.