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The Boogeyman





Release Date
June 2, 2023
Rob Savage
Chris Messina, Sophie Thatcher, Marin Ireland, David Dastmalchian, Vivien Lyra Blair, LisaGay Hamilton
Main Genre

20th Century Studios, 21 Laps Entertainment, NeoReel
Scott Beck, Bryan Woods, Mark Heyman, Stephen King

Don't Let it Out


A psychiatrist, where a man named Lester Billings talks to the doctor about the "murders" of his three young children, describing the events of the past several years. His first two children died mysteriously of apparently unrelated causes (diagnosed as crib death and convulsions, respectively) when left alone in their bedrooms. The only commonalities were that the children cried "Boogeyman!" before being left alone, and the closet door ajar after discovering their corpses, even though Billings is certain the door was shut.


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Rob Savage taps into Stephen King’s abilities to make even the most unlikable character someone audiences can empathize with.

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The Boogeyman Amps Up the Fright With New Teaser and Poster


One last sneak peek brings the screams as the adaptation of Stephen King's famous short story creeps into theaters next month.

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Director Rob Savage is confident that The Boogeyman will not disappoint horror fans when it lands in theaters next month.

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Stephen King’s The Boogeyman had to make changes after one scene disrupted the audience a little too much.

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The Boogeyman: New Adaptation of Stephen King Story Gets Creepy Poster

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The Boogeyman Trailer Gives a First Look at the Latest Stephen King Adaptation


Based on the short story from King's Night Shift story collection, The Boogeyman sets out to make you worry about what is lurking in the closet.

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