Boogeyman (2005)

Tim is a seemingly normal, twenty-something guy. He's got a decent job and is moving fast in his relationship with his girlfriend Jessica. But an intense, paralyzing fear that has been terrifying him since childhood is tearing him… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 4, 2005
DVD Release Date: May 31, 2005
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The plot is been-there done-that generic, and none of the shock effects can do anything to build up suspense.

Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Fright fans expecting anything more than the occasional jolt will be sorely disappointed.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

A welcome throwback to the glory days of scary movies.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

A bloated 86 minutes of overzealous spookiness.

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David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer

A vaporous and vacuous horror film.

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

This is strictly substandard stuff, with imitative creepy noises, vertiginous camera angles, and long pauses during which Tim considers whether to open doors.

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Rob Gonsalves

A thinly plotted clothesline of shock effects.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

None of this makes any sense whatsoever.

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

It suffers from a lack of genuine chills or suspense.

Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Flixster Audience Score: 21% Flixster User Reviews
Sophie Burgess
Nothing original and not many scares. Cool to watch around Halloween, but not something I'd recommend considering the acting is pretty shoddy and the… More
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2 stars
Alex roy
Boogeyman is one of those horror films that every critic hated and you end up realizing it's not as bad as what everyone has said it was. This is an… More
Leigh Ryan
Not scary. It was just a semi-okay film. I like Barry though...
Dead Angel
Well I always check under my bed. There are far worst creatures than boogeyman. This was scary indeed. There were some moments that made me jumped literally.… More
Dean King
Oh dear! Be afraid, very afraid...of the closet!?? It had a good opening then went down hill so quick it's unbelievable. Not scary, spooky, creepy at all.… More