The thrilling reimagining of the ’80s cult classic film comes home when Lifetime’sThe Watcher in the Woods arrives on DVD September 11 from Lionsgate. Starring Academy Award® winner Anjelica Huston (Best Supporting Actress, Prizzi’s Honor, 1985) and executive produced by Melissa Joan Hart (TV’s “Melissa & Joey”), the film tells the tale of a family that rents a countryside manor for the summer and encounters the dark past hidden by the townspeople. The Watcher in the Woods DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.98.


When Jan Carstairs and her family rent a manor in the idyllic British countryside, the owner, Mrs. Aylwood, notices that Jan bears a striking resemblance to her daughter, Karen, who disappeared over twenty years ago. Mrs. Aylwood warns Jan to stay out of the surrounding woods, and when strange occurrences unnerve the family, Jan suspects they are linked to what happened to Karen. As Jan begins to unravel the truth, she and her little sister, Ellie, may not be able to escape The Watcher in the Woods.


Anjelica Huston The Addams Family, The Royal Tenenbaums

Tallulah Evans Son of Rambow, Penelope

Nicholas Galitzine High Strung, Handsome Devil, The Beat Beneath My Feet

Dixie Egerickx TV’s “Genius”

Rufus Wright Quantum of Solace, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Spy Game


Year of Production: 2017

Title Copyright: The Watcher in the Woods © 2017 Hartbreak Films, Inc. Cover Art and Design © 2018 A&E Television Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Lifetime and the Lifetime Circle Logo are trademarks of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a division of A&E Television Networks, LLC protected in the United States and other countries around the world. A+E Networks is a trademark of A&E Television Networks, LLC. Distributed by LIONSGATE® under license from A+E Networks.

Type: TV-on-DVD

Rating: TV-PG

Genre:Thriller, Horror

Closed-Captioned: NA

Subtitles: English SDH

Feature Run Time: 89 Minutes

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 1.78:1 Presentation

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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