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Stephen King (short story)
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A man tries to explain to his psychiatrist that the Boogeyman is real and has been killing his children. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Michael Read ... Lester Billings
Bert Linder ... Dr. Harper
Terence Brandy ... Sgt. Garland
Mindy Silverman ... Rita Billings
Jerome Bynder ... Coroner
Bobby Persicelli ... Denny
Michael D'Agostino ... Andy
Nancy Lindeberg ... Neighbor
James Holmes ... Husband
Ross Macdonald ... Cop #1
Dave Buff ... Cop #2
Rich West ... Attendant #1
John Coté ... Attendant #2
Brooke Trivas ... Dispatch Voice
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Directed by
Jeff Schiro  (as Jeffrey C. Schiro)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stephen King  short story
Jeff Schiro  (as Jeffrey C. Schiro)

Original Music by
John Coté 
 
Cinematography by
Douglas Meltzer 
 
Film Editing by
Jeff Schiro  (as Jeffrey C. Schiro)
 
Sound Department
John Coté .... sound designer
Jeff Schiro .... sound designer (as Jeffrey C. Schiro)
 
Editorial Department
Dana Winseman .... archival telecine supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Stephen King's Nightshift Collection Volume Two: The Boogyman" - USA (video box title)
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28 min
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Edited into Nightshift Collection (1994) (V)See more »

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7 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
From the works of Stephen King., 7 August 2005

The Boogeyman (1982) was a lame adaptation to the eerie short story that was written by Stephen King. This story can be found in the short story collection called Night Shift. Quite a few of these stories were adapted into film (either shorts or features). The film makers of this one fell a sleep at the wheel. I understand about budget limitations, but this is no excuse. The movie was boring and the actors over acted big time in this one.

The story is about a scruffy and unpleasant man who seeks psychiatric help from a professional (i.e. a psychoanalyst). In his meeting, he describes the deaths of his children to him. He's guilt ridden over how his children died and he wants to relive himself of the burden of his children's deaths. Who killed his children? Is the dude responsible? Will I enjoy this movie? I don't know, you'll have to find out for yourself when you watch the Stephen King short film adaptation of......THE BOOGEYMAN!!!!

Not worth it but you might want to take a gander.

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