Top 10 Supernatural Horror Movie Boogeymen


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Top 10 Supernatural Horror Movie Boogeymen
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So excited to watch the first Boogeyman horror movie of 2017 in The Bye Bye Man (2017) on January 13, 2017; the first Friday the 13th of the new year. We decided to put together a list of our favorite supernatural horror movie boogeymen featuring many boogeymen who may still haunt the thoughts of many adults today. The Boogeymen listed here include many horror icons so have fun with the list.


Top 10 Movie Boogeymen

  1. The Blair Witch - The Blair Witch Project (1999) - Franchise

    • The Blair Witch Project (1999)

      Synopsis: Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
      Cast: Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams, Heather Donahue, Jim King, Bob Griffin, Sandra Sánchez, Ed Swanson, Patricia DeCou, Mark Mason, Jackie Hallex
      Directors: Eduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick
      Genres: Horror, Drama, Mystery
  2. Bagul - Sinister (2012)

    • Sinister (2012)

      AKA(s): Found Footage, Untitled Scott Derrickson Project
      Synopsis: Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.
      Cast: Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vincent Hogarth, Chester the Chihuahua, James Ransone, Juliet Rylance, Fred Dalton Thompson, Michael Hall D'Addario, Clare Foley, Rob Riley
      Directors: Scott Derrickson
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
  3. The Tall Man - Phantasm (1979)

    • Phantasm (1979)

      AKA(s): Morningside
      Synopsis: A teenage boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a lethal arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
      Cast: Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester, Kenneth V. Jones, Kate Coscarelli, Terrie Kalbus, Susan Harper, Lynn Eastman-Rossi
      Directors: Don Coscarelli
      Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
  4. The Babadook - The Babadook (2014)

    • The Babadook (2014)

      Synopsis: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
      Cast: Tiffany Lyndall-Knight, Essie Davis, Jacquy Phillips, Jacqy Phillips, Ethan Grabis, Terence Crawford, Daniel Henshall, Sophie Riggs, Tony Mack, Tim Purcell
      Directors: Jennifer Kent
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy
  5. Pumpkinhead - Pumpkinhead (1988)

    • Pumpkinhead (1988)

      Synopsis: After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.
      Cast: Lance Henriksen, Tom Woodruff Jr., George 'Buck' Flower, Dick Warlock, Joel Hoffman, Jeff East, Kerry Remsen, Greg Michaels, Chance Michael Corbitt, Mushroom
      Directors: Stan Winston
      Genres: Horror, Fantasy
  6. Jason Voorhees - Friday the 13th (1980) - Franchise

    • Friday the 13th (1980)

      AKA(s): A Long Night at Camp Blood
      Synopsis: A group of camp counselors is stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.
      Cast: Tom Savini, Kevin Bacon, Adrienne King, Walt Gorney, Betsy Palmer, Ronn Carroll, Rex Everhart, Peter Brouwer, Ari Lehman, Ron Millkie
      Directors: Sean S. Cunningham
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
  7. Michael Myers - Halloween (1978) - Franchise

    • Halloween (1978)

      AKA(s): John Carpenter's Halloween, The Babysitter Murders
      Synopsis: Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again.
      Cast: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Carpenter, P.J. Soles, Nancy Stephens, Nancy Kyes, Charles Cyphers, Tommy Lee Wallace, Mickey Yablans, Tony Moran
      Directors: John Carpenter
      Genres: Horror, Thriller
  8. Krampus - Krampus (2015)

  9. Pennywise the Clown - Stephen King’s It (1990)

    • "It" (1990)

      AKA(s): Stephen King's It
      Synopsis: In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.
      Cast: Tim Curry, Chelan Simmons, Seth Green, Emily Perkins, Dennis Christopher, John Ritter, Annette O'Toole, Richard Masur, Olivia Hussey, Jarred Blancard
      Directors: Tommy Lee Wallace
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
  10. Freddy Krueger - A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - Franchise

    • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

      Synopsis: Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
      Cast: Lin Shaye, Robert Englund, Johnny Depp, Heather Langenkamp, David Andrews, Joe Unger, John Saxon, Jsu Garcia, Joseph Whipp, Shashawnee Hall
      Directors: Wes Craven
      Genres: Horror

Movie Boogeymen Honorable Mentions

  • Oogie Boogie - A Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

    • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

      AKA(s): Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in Disney Digital 3-D
      Synopsis: Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion.
      Cast: Chris Sarandon, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Catherine O'Hara, Judi M. Durand, Doris Hess, Daamen J. Krall, David Randolph, Joe Ranft, Danny Elfman
      Directors: Henry Selick
      Genres: Fantasy, Animation, Family, Musical
  • Boogeyman - Boogeyman (2005) - Franchise

    • Boogeyman (2005)

      Synopsis: A young man tries to deal with the childhood terror that has affected his life.
      Cast: Lucy Lawless, Robyn Malcolm, Olivia Tennet, Emily Deschanel, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Tory Mussett, Philip Gordon, Scott Wills, Ian Campbell, Edward Campbell
      Directors: Stephen Kay
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
  • Trantor - Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)

    • Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)

      AKA(s): Ernest Scared Stiff
      Synopsis: Ernest unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri.
      Cast: Marin Miller, John Phillips, Denice Hicks, Jim Varney, Jackie Welch, Ernie Fosselius, Douglas Zagorski, Ann Young, Eartha Kitt, Mark Delabarre
      Directors: John R. Cherry III
      Genres: Horror, Fantasy, Comedy, Family
  • Pale Man - Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

    • El laberinto del fauno (2006)

      AKA(s): Pan's Labyrinth
      Synopsis: In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sad**tic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
      Cast: Doug Jones, Luke Burnyeat, Federico Luppi, Mario Zorrilla, Sebastián Haro, Maribel Verdú, Mila Espiga, Ivana Baquero, Pepa Pedroche, Sergi López
      Directors: Guillermo del Toro
      Genres: Drama, Fantasy, War

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