Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
Directed By Stephen Herek
Written By Neil Landau, Tara Ison
Cast Christina Applegate, Keith Coogan, Joanna Cassidy
Produced By Robert F. Newmyer, Brian Reilly, Jeffery Silver
Film Editing By Larry Bock
Cinematography By Tim Suhrstedt
Music By David Newman

Outlaw Productions, HBO Pictures


United States



Release Date

June 7, 1991


102 Minutes

Rating PG-13
Distributed By

Warner Bros.

Budget $10,000,000
Gross $25,196,249



  • Christina Applegate as Sue Ellen Crandell
  • Joanna Cassidy as Rose Lindsey
  • John Getz as Gus Brandon
  • Keith Coogan as Kenneth "Kenny" Crandell
  • Josh Charles as Bryan
  • Concetta Tomei as Mrs. Crandell
  • David Duchovny as Bruce
  • Kimmy Robertson as Cathy Henderson
  • Jayne Brook as Carolyn
  • Eda Reiss Merin as Mrs. Sturak
  • Robert Hy Gorman as Walter Crandell
  • Danielle Harris as Melissa Crandell
  • Christopher Pettiet as Zachary "Zach" Crandell
  • Jeff Bollow as Mole
  • Michael Kopelow as Hellhound
  • Dan Castellaneta as Animated Mrs. Sturak (voice)



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