Movies like Boogeyman 2005

Every culture has one – the horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is the Boogeyman real? Or did Tim make him up to explain why his father abandoned his family?

If you already watched and love Boogeyman, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Boogeyman.

1 House Of Wax 2005

A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.

Genres:

Horror, Drama

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

Charles Belden (story), Chad Hayes (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.3

2 Stay Alive 2006

After the mysterious, brutal death of an old friend, a group of teenagers find themselves in possession of "Stay Alive," an ultra-realistic 3-D videogame based on the spine-chilling true story of a 17th century noblewoman, known as "The Blood Countess." The gamers don't know anything about the game other than they're not supposed to have it... and they're dying to play it. Not able to resist temptation, the kids begin to play the grisly game but soon make a chilling connection -- they are each being murdered one-by-one in the same way as the characters they played in the game. As the line between the game world and the real world disappears, the teens must find a way to defeat the vicious and merciless Blood Countess, all the while trying to... stay alive.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

William Brent Bell

Country:

United States of America
5.1

3 Mirrors 2008

An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Alexandre Aja

Writers:

Alexandre Aja (screenplay), Grégory Levasseur (screenplay) (as Gregory Levasseur) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Romania, United States of America
6.2

4 When A Stranger Calls 2006

Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone and the frightening words of a sadistic caller turn Jill's routine experience into a night of terror.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Simon West

Writers:

Jake Wade Wall (screenplay), Steve Feke | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.1

5 Ghost Ship 2002

After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Steve Beck

Writers:

Mark Hanlon (story), Mark Hanlon (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5.5

6 The Unborn 2009

A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

David S. Goyer

Writer:

David S. Goyer

Country:

United States of America
4.8

7 The Ring Two 2005

Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Hideo Nakata

Writers:

Ehren Kruger, Kôji Suzuki (novel) (as Koji Suzuki) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

8 House On Haunted Hill 1999

A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

William Malone

Writers:

Robb White (story), Dick Beebe (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

9 One Missed Call 2008

Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves -- messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Eric Valette

Writers:

Andrew Klavan (screenplay), Yasushi Akimoto (novel) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, Japan, United States of America
4

10 The Haunting In Connecticut 2009

When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's clairvoyant son Jonah served as a demonic messenger, providing a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Peter Cornwell

Country:

United States of America
5.9

11 Case 39 2009

In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily assumes custody of Lilith while she looks for a foster family. However, Emily soon finds that dark forces surround the seemingly innocent girl, and the more she tries to protect Lilith, the more horrors she encounters.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Christian Alvart

Writer:

Ray Wright

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.2

12 The Uninvited 2009

Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns this shocking news, Anna is visited by her mother's ghost, who warns her that Rachel has evil intentions.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Directors:

Charles Guard (as The Guard Brothers), Thomas Guard (as The Guard Brothers)

Writers:

Craig Rosenberg (screenplay), Doug Miro (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

13 The Eye 2008

Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Writers:

Sebastian Gutierrez (screenplay), Yuet-Jan Hui | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

14 Gothika 2003

After a car crash, a criminal psychologist regains consciousness only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband—but she has no memory of committing the crime. As she tries to regain her memory and convince her co-workers of her innocence, a vengeful spirit uses her as an earthly pawn, which further convinces everyone of her guilt.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Mathieu Kassovitz

Country:

United States of America
5.8

15 Darkness Falls 2003

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.

Genres:

Thriller, Horror

Director:

Jonathan Liebesman

Writers:

Joe Harris (story), John Fasano (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5

16 White Noise 2005

An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Geoffrey Sax

Writer:

Niall Johnson

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.5

17 Pulse 2006

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Jim Sonzero

Writers:

Wes Craven (screenplay), Ray Wright (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.8

18 The Reaping 2007

Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to prove that a supernatural force is not behind the occurrences, but soon finds that science cannot explain what is happening. Instead, she must regain her faith to combat the evil that waits in a Louisiana swamp.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Stephen Hopkins

Writers:

Carey W. Hayes (screenplay), Chad Hayes (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

19 The Haunting 1999

Dr. David Marrow invites Eleanor Vance, Luke Sanderson, and Theo to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself — and they soon see the true nature of its horror.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery

Director:

Jan de Bont

Writers:

David Self (screenplay), Shirley Jackson (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5

20 My Soul To Take 2010

A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Wes Craven

Writer:

Wes Craven

Country:

United States of America
4.8

21 The Haunting Of Molly Hartley 2008

When teenage Molly Hartley moves to a new town, she's haunted by terrifying visions that may have to do with dark secrets from her past. Something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of her private-school world, and it holds the rights to her very soul. On the eve of her 18th birthday, Molly is about to discover the truth of just who or what she is destined to become.

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Director:

Mickey Liddell

Country:

United States of America
3.9

22 Urban Legend 1998

A college campus is plagued by a vicious serial killer murdering students in ways that correspond to various urban legends.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Jamie Blanks

Writer:

Silvio Horta

Countries:

Canada, France, United States of America
5.6

23 An American Haunting 2005

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Courtney Solomon

Writers:

Brent Monahan (novel), Courtney Solomon

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
5.1

24 13 Ghosts 1960

Reclusive Dr. Zorba has died and left his mansion to his nephew Cyrus and his family. They will need to search the house to find the doctor's fortune, but along with the property they have also inherited the occultist's collection of 13 ghosts.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

William Castle

Writer:

Robb White

Country:

United States of America
6.1