The Sandman is the main antagonist of the 2017 American horror film The Sandman.

The Sandman is a guardian spirit inadvertently created by a young girl named Madison, bent on protecting her and killing anyone who might harm her.


The Sandman resembles a tall emaciated humanoid figure made entirely of sand particles. Its face resembles a skull with no mouth and the sand patterns on its chest resemble a ribcage.

Powers and Abilities

The Sandman possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Teleportation
  • Sand manipulation


The Sandman is defeated after it is exposed to electrical wiring, turning it into glass and immobilizing it.


  • Unlike most Syfy original movies, the Sandman is mostly portrayed with practical effects (a man in a costume).

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