The Boogeyman (2013) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Boogeyman

Jenny Januszewski, 2013

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The Boogeyman
Stephen King, 1973

The Boogeyman is a movie directed by Jenny Januszewski in 2013 and based on the book of the same name by Stephen King, first published in 1973. The movie features Akie Kotabe, Virginia Newcomb, Allison Allain, Sam Brilhart, Christine Mascott, Dane Nielsen, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

6.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Boogeyman (Jenny Januszewski, 2013)

7.5

/ 10

Book Cover: The Boogeyman (Stephen King, 1973)

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Storyline

Lester Billings had always been a loving father and husband. But when his trhee young children began having hysterics over a ‘boogeyman’ in their bedrom closet, there was just one thing to do: make them face their childrish fears. Unfortunately for all involved, Lester is about to learn that some chilhood fantasies ara best left where they belong… in the dark.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Boogeyman, the 2013 movie by Jenny Januszewski

Year

2013

Minutes

25

Movie Rate

6.10

Source: IMDb

Cover of The Boogeyman, the 1973 book by Stephen King

Year

1973

Pages

25

Book Rate

7.50

S: Goodreads

Book

The Boogeyman

Country: USA

First published in: 1973

Length: 25 pages

Genre: Fiction

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The Boogeyman (2014)
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Movie by Rob Savage

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Which is better?

Poster of The Boogeyman, the 2013 movie by Jenny Januszewski

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Cover of The Boogeyman, the 1973 book by Stephen King

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Boogeyman, the 2013 movie by Jenny Januszewski

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Boogeyman, the 1973 book by Stephen King

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33% No

8 votes

4 votes

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