The Boogeyman (2023)

"It's not real. It's not real. It's not real."Movie
Audience Score
65
Review Score
35
The Boogeyman
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Still reeling from the tragic death of their mother, a teenage girl and her younger sister find themselves plagued by a sadistic presence in their house and struggle to get their grieving father to pay attention before it’s too late.

The Boogeyman Review

‘The Boogeyman’ is unlikely to keep anyone up at night with faltering horror. The movie, adapted from a Stephen King short story, suffers from a combination of cheap scares, ridiculous plotting and a well-worn concept.

‘The Boogeyman’, in theaters June 2nd, is just the latest adaptation of the work by prolific horror master Stephen King. And to stand out in an incredibly, and increasingly crowded field, the new movie needed to be something special. Long in development (long enough that it was being worked on when 20th Century Fox was still its own studio, only to be cancelled and revived by the now Disney-owned 20th Century Studios), it’s unfortunate to report that this latest attempt at a scary story is somewhat of a dud, with cheap scares that draw laughter more than screams and some big logic issues.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:June 2nd, 2023 - Buy Tickets
On Digital & Streaming:August 29th, 2023 - Watch Now
On DVD & Blu-ray:October 10th, 2023 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$41,900,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$66,978,229 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Scott Beck, Ryan H. Cunningham, Bryan Woods, Emily Morris, John H. Starke, Robyn Meisinger, Adam Kolbrenner
Production Companies:21 Laps Entertainment, 20th Century Studios