The Boogeyman is now available on Digital and on Blu-ray and DVD October 10.

The kids and I have always enjoyed the Boogeyman films, from the first one to the most recent. Therefore, you best believe that when we heard that a new one was coming out, we went to watch it. In our household, horror movies are the thing to watch, lol!

The debut teaser trailer for The Boogeyman primarily focuses on an early encounter between young Sawyer and the titular Boogeyman.

The Boogeyman is a 2023 American supernatural horror film directed by Rob Savage from a screenplay by Scott Beck, Bryan Woods, and Mark Heyman and a screen story by Beck and Woods. It is based on the 1973 short story of the same name, by Stephen King. The film stars Sophie Thatcher, Chris Messina, Vivien Lyra Blair, and David Dastmalchian.

BURBANK, CA (August 1, 2023) – Relive your most terrifying childhood fears when The Boogeyman, “the scariest horror film of the year” (Matt Donato, IGN) arrives at digital retail including Prime Video, Apple TV, and Fandango/Vudu on August 29 and on Blu-ray and DVD October 10. Horror fans can add the film to their movie collection and access exclusive bonus features including a behind-the-scenes look into director Rob Savage’s vision for this frightening tale along with outtakes and more.


Film Synopsis

In this horror-thriller from the mind of Stephen King, two sisters — along with their therapist father — are reeling from their mother’s death. When a desperate patient comes to their home, he leaves behind a terrifying entity that feeds on its victims’ suffering.

Bonus Features*

  • Into the Darkness Featurette – Open the door into the dark world of The Boogeyman as the cast and crew share how the terrifying tale, based on Stephen King’s classic short story, was crafted.
  • Outtakes – It’s not all just jump scares and bumps in the night. Join the cast for some lighthearted fun in the outtakes.


*Bonus features vary by product and retailer                                                            



Sophie Thatcher as Sadie Harper

Chris Messina as Will Harper

Vivien Lyra Blair as Sawyer Harper

Marin Ireland as Rita Billings

Madison Hu as Bethany

LisaGay Hamilton as Dr. Weller

David Dastmalchian as Lester Billings

Maddie Nichols as Natalie

Leeann Ross as Cassidy

Rio Machado as Anne

Shauna Rappold as Cara Harper

Cristala Carter as Detective Garland


Directed by

Rob Savage


Written by

Scott Beck

Bryan Woods

Mark Heyman


Produced by

Shawn Levy

Dan Levine

Dan Cohen


Music by

Patrick Jonsson


Based on the short story

“The Boogeyman” by Stephen King


Product Specifications

Release Date

Digital: August 29

Physical: October 10


Product SKUs

Digital: 4K UHD, HD, SD

Physical: Blu-ray (Blu-ray + Digital Code), DVD


Feature Run Time

Approx. 98 minutes



U.S. Rated PG-13

* Rated PG-13 for terror, violent content, teen drug use and some strong language.


Aspect Ratio

Digital: 2.35:1

Physical: 2.35:1


Disc Size

Blu-ray: 50GB

DVD: 8.5GB


U.S. Audio

Blu-ray: English 5.1 DTS-HDMA, English AD 2.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital

DVD: English 5.1 Dolby, English AD 2.0 Dolby, Spanish 5.1 Dolby, French 5.1 Dolby

Digital: English 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio 2.0 Dolby Digital (some platforms), Spanish 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital


U.S. Subtitles

Blu-ray: English SDH, Spanish, French

DVD: English SDH, Spanish, French

Digital: English SDH, Spanish (some platforms), French (some platforms)



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