The Mothman Prophecies (movie)

2002 film by Mark Pellington

The Mothman Prophecies is a 2002 American supernatural horror movie directed by Mark Pellington. It is based on the 1975 book of the same name by American UFOlogist John Keel. It is about the search of local legend Mothman. It was released on January 25, 2002.

The Mothman Prophecies
Directed byMark Pellington
Screenplay byRichard Hatem
Based onThe Mothman Prophecies
by John Keel
Produced byGary W. Goldstein
Gary Lucchesi
Tom Rosenberg
StarringRichard Gere
Laura Linney
Will Patton
Debra Messing
Lucinda Jenney
Alan Bates
CinematographyFred Murphy
Edited byBrian Berdan
Music bytomandandy
Distributed byScreen Gems (through Sony Pictures Releasing[1])
Release date
  • January 25, 2002 (2002-01-25)
Running time
119 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$32 million[2]
Box office$55.1 million[2]


  1. "The Mothman Prophecies (2002)". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Retrieved 15 March 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The Mothman Prophecies (2002)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 6, 2013.