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A young man tries to deal with the childhood terror that has affected his life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tim
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Franny
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Jessica
Andrew Glover ...
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Tim's Father
Philip Gordon ...
Uncle Mike
Aaron Murphy ...
Jennifer Rucker ...
Pam
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Co-Worker
Michael Saccente ...
Jessica's Dad
Louise Wallace ...
Jessica's Mom
Brenda Simmons ...
Jessica's Grandma
Josie Tweed ...
Jessica's Sister
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Storyline

Every culture has one - The horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the BOGEYMAN still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the BOGEYMAN real? Or did Tim make him up to explain why his father abandoned his family? The answer lies hidden behind every dark corner and half-opened closet of his childhood home - A place he must return to and face the chilling unanswered questions... Dies the BOGEYMAN really exist?

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You thought it was a just a story... but it's real.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of horror and terror/violence, and some partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 February 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,020,655 (USA) (4 February 2005)

Gross:

$103,542 (South Africa) (20 May 2005)
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Trivia

Eric Kripke, who wrote the screenplay for this film, would go on to reference the film in an episode of his show Supernatural (2005). See more »

Goofs

When Tim goes swerves around the truck on his way to the house you can see a hubcap rolling off the left side of his car. Both hubcaps are on the left side of his car in following scenes. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Tim: For fifteen years, everybody told me I was making it up. Everyone said it was just a story. There's no such thing as the Boogeyman. But I was right.
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Crazy Credits

In the theatrical version, after all of the credits have rolled there is a scene shot from inside of a closet looking out into a darkened room with a boy sleeping. The boy awakes and asks his mother (not pictured) to shut the closet door. Footsteps are heard as she approaches the door, but as she closes it, there is a huge slam noise and the screen cuts to a blue screen displaying, "This film was rated PG-13". See more »

Connections

References Psycho (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Falling Home
Written by Dave Whitehead
Performed by Noisehead
Courtesy of White Noise Ltd
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User Reviews

 
Statisticly bad, but individually great
26 August 2005 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

Great movie for those who were afraid of boogeymen and darkness in their childhood, just like I did. I give it 11+ of 10. The movie has HQ special effects and the idea: face your fears, that is the way to fight them. And this is the way I used in my childhood. I recommend this film for those who know how it feels to be afraid of darkness. The movie has many "fast" scary scenes, which made me remember my childhood fears and this is the main reason why I enjoyed watching it. There are many bad opinions about this film on IMDb, but I do not recommend you listening to them. There is a great statistic possibility of that you will not like this movie, but still i insist you watch it cause you might lose such pleaser as I experienced watching this great movie. Take a risk and give it a try and maybe you will be scary surprised. P.S. sorry for bad grammar of English:)


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