The Boogens
The Boogens (1982)

This spooky horror film is set in an abandoned southwestern silver mine. It was closed in the early 1900s after it suddenly caved in. Now engineers begin re-exploring the mine in hopes of reopening it. Big mistake, for it is inhabited by a… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: September 9, 1997
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33%
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The director keeps the creatures off-camera for most of the film, but when they do show up they're at once ridiculous and brilliant: rubbery, king crab-like things...

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

At best, it's a so-so horror pic.

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Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

Hey, we weren't all that demanding of our low-budget monster movies in 1981.

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Staci Layne Wilson
About.com

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This is a fairly typical, low-rent, low-imagination horror movie of the early 1980s.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Obscure and unknown. Deservedly so.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Sorry to say but between 'C.H.U.D.' and 'The Boogens', the sewer-dwelling creatures are more gratifying than their mine-dwelling… More
Donna Dawson
Oh wow. Last time I saw movie was back 1982 cable. I enjoyed this crazy movie, with it's hideous monsters in an underground hiding area that attacks… More
Luke Baldock
The Boogens isn't completely devoid of charm. At least it has some strong characters going for it. Even the sex mad ladies man character, is portrayed with… More
Dr Blood  
This is supposed to be one of Stephen King's favourite movies according to the sleeve but I really don't believe it. The Boogens are just some kind of… More