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Orion and the Dark

Hello Darkness, my new friend.


297 votes
Release02 Feb, 2024
Runtime93 min
  • Animation
  • Family
  • Comedy
  • Fantasy


A boy with an active imagination faces his fears on an unforgettable journey through the night with his new friend: a giant, smiling creature named Dark.


Behind the Animation of Orion and the Dark

In The Booth with Jacob Tremblay and Paul Walter Hauser

Step in the booth with Jacob Tremblay & Paul Walter Hauser for Orion and the Dark!

Raise your hand if you're team daytime!

Evil cucumber + dentist = Nightmare Fuel

Worst fears confirmed

Unexplained Noises solved!

It can never be too quiet... or can it?

Orion's Worst Nightmare

Dark could learn a thing or two from Light

Orion's Parents Encourage Him to Face His Fears

Orion Meets the Night Entities

Official Trailer #2

Official Trailer


  • Jacob Tremblay

    Jacob Tremblay

    Orion (voice)
  • Paul Walter Hauser

    Paul Walter Hauser

    Dark (voice)
  • Angela Bassett

    Angela Bassett

    Sweet Dreams (voice)
  • Colin Hanks

    Colin Hanks

    Adult Orion (voice)
  • Natasia Demetriou

    Natasia Demetriou

    Sleep (voice)
  • Golda Rosheuvel

    Golda Rosheuvel

    Unexplained Noises (voice)
  • Nat Faxon

    Nat Faxon

    Insomnia (voice)
  • Aparna Nancherla

    Aparna Nancherla

    Quiet (voice)
  • Ike Barinholtz

    Ike Barinholtz

    Light (voice)
  • Carla Gugino

    Carla Gugino

    Orion's Mom (voice)
  • Matt Dellapina

    Matt Dellapina

    Orion's Dad (voice)
  • Nick Kishiyama

    Nick Kishiyama

    Tycho (voice)
  • Mia Akemi Brown

    Mia Akemi Brown

    Hypatia (voice)
  • Shannon Chan-Kent

    Shannon Chan-Kent

    Adult Hypatia (voice)
  • Jack Fisher

    Jack Fisher

    Richie Panici (voice)
  • Werner Herzog

    Werner Herzog

    Narrator (voice)
  • Sky Alexis

    Sky Alexis

    Lisa (voice)
  • Hira Ambrosino

    Hira Ambrosino

    Woman at the Drive-In (voice)
  • Yoshi Ando

    Yoshi Ando

    Man at the Drive-In (voice)
  • Larisa Asuaje

    Larisa Asuaje

    Mrs. Spinoza (voice)
  • Sean Charmatz

    Sean Charmatz

    Irene's Boss / Cucumber Dentist / Soda / Insomnia Guy 1 (voice)
  • Walt Dohrn

    Walt Dohrn

    Stray Cat / Insomnia Guy 2 (voice)
  • Ren Hanami

    Ren Hanami

    Adult Sally (voice)
  • Amy Hill

    Amy Hill

    Irene (voice)
  • Alyssa Lee

    Alyssa Lee

    Irene's Daughter / Insomnia Girl (voice)
  • Noah McCown

    Noah McCown

    Scared Child (voice)
  • Shino Nakamichi

    Shino Nakamichi

    Sally (voice)
  • Aliki Theofilopoulos

    Aliki Theofilopoulos

    Irene's Coworker / Mom / Juice Box / Insomnia Teacher (voice)
  • Toru Uchikado

    Toru Uchikado

    Insomnia Man (voice)