5 scariest movies about ghosts and the paranormal to watch in 2023

Wellington Paranormal -- "Demon Girl" -- Image Number: WPN101_0002 -- Pictured (L-R): Erika Camacho as Bazu'aal of the Unholy Realm -- Photo: Stan Alley/New Zealand Documentary Board Ltd -- © 2021 New Zealand Documentary Board Ltd., All Rights Reserved
Wellington Paranormal -- "Demon Girl" -- Image Number: WPN101_0002 -- Pictured (L-R): Erika Camacho as Bazu'aal of the Unholy Realm -- Photo: Stan Alley/New Zealand Documentary Board Ltd -- © 2021 New Zealand Documentary Board Ltd., All Rights Reserved /
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The Boogeyman ghost and paranormal movies 2023
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The Boogeyman

About

The Boogeyman, directed by Rob Savage, is a supernatural horror film adapted from Stephen King’s 1973 short story of the same title. This chilling story revolves around Sadie Harper, portrayed by Sophie Thatcher, and her younger sister, both grappling with the profound loss of their mother. In their family home, they are tormented by a malevolent and sadistic presence, and their desperate attempts to draw their grieving father’s attention to this impending threat become a race against time. The official synopsis, as per IMDb, reads:

"“Still reeling from the tragic death of their mother, a teenage girl and her younger sister find themselves plagued by a sadistic presence in their house and struggle to get their grieving father to pay attention before it’s too late.”"

Starring

The horror movie starred: Sophie Thatcher as Sadie Harper, Chris Messina as Will Harper, Vivien Lyra Blair as Sawyer Harper, David Dastmalchian as Lester Billings, Marin Ireland as Rita Billings, Madison Hu as Bethany, and LisaGay Hamilton as Dr. Weller

Trailer

Experience the spine-tingling suspense with the haunting official trailer of The Boogeyman below:

Why should you watch The Boogeyman?

Overall, The Boogeyman is a good paranormal horror movie, that we would easily recommend. The film boasts strong performances from its ensemble cast, delivers spine-tingling jump scares, and maintains a consistent level of fear, resulting in a thoroughly enjoyable and engrossing cinematic experience.

Where to watch?

To watch The Boogeyman, you’ll need a Hulu subscription! It was recently released on the platform as part of the streamer’s Huluween event. Alternatively, you can rent the movie or buy it from Amazon Prime Video, iTunes Store, Google Play, and Microsoft Store.