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FNAF movie release date, trailer, and more

The Five Nights at Freddy's movie is already her, and a stellar cast is set to bring the iconic Five Nights at Freddy’s series to life.

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Great news for those of you who love going to Freddy Fazebear’s pizzeria, as there’s a FNAF movie on the way, and it promises to be full of jumpscares and spooks, as is the tradition with this franchise. Since we can’t wait, we just had to put together this guide, where we look at a possible FNAF movie release date, trailer, cast, and more.

Should you want to know more about the animatronics that are the reason for the success of the franchise, our FNAF characters, FNAF Fredbear, and FNAF Moondrop guides are a great read. Or, to discover some other terrifying toys, our Poppy Playtime characters, Poppy Playtime PJ Pug-a-Pillar, Poppy Playtime Poppy, Poppy Playtime Mommy Long Legs, Poppy Playtime Huggy Wuggy, and Poppy Playtime Kissy Missy articles are a great read.

Anyway, onto everything you need to know about the FNAF movie.

Screenshot of Freddy and the gang on stage, how they might appear in the FNAF movie

What is the FNAF movie release date?

The FNAF movie release date was Friday, October 27, 2023 in the US, and it released in cinemas and on Peacock simultaneously. In the UK, it released two days earlier on Wednesday October 25, 2023.  

Where can I watch the FNAF movie?

If you’re in the US, you can watch the FNAF movie on Peacock as a part of your standard subscription. Outside of that, you can pay to rent or buy a digital version the movie through multiple streaming platforms, including Apple TV, Amazon Video, YouTube, and more.

Who is part of the FNAF movie cast?

So far, the confirmed FNAF movie cast members are:

  • Matthew Lillard as William Afton
  • Josh Hutcherson as Mike Schmidt
  • Mary Stuart Masterson as an unnamed villain
  • Piper Rubio as Abby Schmidt

What animatronics are in the FNAF movie?

With the release of the movie we can say for certain that the following animatronics are in the FNAF move:

Of course, there are other characters present in the film, too, for what would a FNAF movie be without:

Okay, so went in knowing full well we’d see Mike and William, but we can safely say that Vanessa appearing as a prominent character from the get-go is a shock. However, as the FNAF movie is still in theatres, we don’t want to spoil anything, so check back later if you want to know why Vanessa is in this film.

Is there a FNAF movie trailer?

Though the FNAF movie is out, you might want to still check out the most recent trailer to make sure it’s the right movie for you. Honestly, for a FNAF fan, this can go either way, so do check out the video below.

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Who is the FNAF movie production company?

Blumhouse is the production company for the FNAF movie, and that fills us with joy when you look at its pedigree in the horror genre, with films such as:

  • The Purge (multiple films)
  • Insidious (multiple films)
  • Happy Death Day (multiple films)
  • Freaky
  • The Invisible Man
  • Halloween (as well as Halloween Kills and Halloween ends)
  • Split
  • Get Out
  • The Exorcist

And many more.

FNAF movie reviews

The reviews are in for the FNAF movie, and it’s fair to say that they’re not favorable. GamesRadar+ gives the film a score of two out of five, citing that it’s “five nights too many,” oof. However, our sister site, The Digital Fix, gives the movie three stars, stating that “sticklers for the lore might find themselves disappointed, but all in all, it’s a frightfully good time.”

Is there going to be a second FNAF movie?

It’s hard to say for certain this early, but the FNAF movie certainly sets itself up for a couple of sequels, with numerous possibilities on how everything can pan out. Plus, despite not being well received by critics, the FNAF movie is a commercial success having earned $222.7m at the box office at the time of writing. That’s against a budget of $20m.

There you have it, everything we currently know about the FNAF movie. If you need a spooky fix right now, you should head over to our sister site, The Digital Fix, who has lists of the best horror movies, best horror series, best slasher movies, best horror anime, and best Netflix horror movies. Or, if it’s a videogame fix that you’re after, our best Switch horror games and best mobile horror games guides can help you.

Should you be after a spooky experinece without toys, give our Dead by Daylight characters and Dead by Daylight killers guides a read. We even have a Dead by Daylight codes guide to help you out, no matter which role you take on.