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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

Set in the country, 'Boogeyman' tells the haunting tale of a young man traumatized by memories of terrible events he experienced in his childhood bedroom and who, years later, reluctantly returns home to face his fears of a monstrous entity that could be real or merely a figment of his imagination. Written by bondish

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childhood | fear | boogeyman | hometown | uncle | See more »

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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)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,974 (South Africa) (20 May 2005)

Gross:

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

When the tub of bathwater at the motel is shown from the side, it always has water in it. In all the overhead shots, it is empty and the drain is not plugged. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Jessica: Hey, you're not getting weird on me again are you?
Tim: No.
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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

Jazzacuba
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore) and Zach Danziger
Performed by Boomish
Courtesy of Dee Town Entertainment, Inc.
By Arrangement with Format
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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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