The Number 23 (2007) – Awfully Good Horror Movies

The latest episode of the Awfully Good Horror Movies video series looks back at the 2007 film The Number 23, starring Jim Carrey

A new episode of the Awfully Good Horror Movies video series has just dropped online, and in this one we’re taking a look back at the 2007 thriller The Number 23 (watch it HERE), starring Jim Carrey in one of his most serious roles. To find out why we feel this movie was worthy of the Awfully Good treatment, check out the video embedded above!

Directed by Joel Schumacher from a screenplay written by Fernley Phillips, The Number 23 has the following synopsis: A man’s discovery of an obscure book about the number 23 leads him on a descent into darkness. As he becomes more obsessed with its contents, he becomes more convinced that it is, in fact, based on his life. To his horror, he discovers grave consequences in store for the book’s main character.

Carrey is joined in the cast by Paul Butcher, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston, Rhona Mitra, Bud Cort,
Chris Lajoie, Mark Pellegrino, Lynn Collins, Michelle Arthur, Ed Lauter, Corey Stoll, Patricia Belcher, and Troy Kotsur.

With the Awfully Good Horror Movies series, we take a journey through the world of “so-bad-it’s-good” cinema in the horror genre. We’ll provide you with some fun trivia, details on the production, and some food/drinks to go with it. So join us for some schlock as we go through the who’s who of terrible horror cinema!

The The Number 23 episode of Awfully Good Horror Movies was Written, Edited, and Narrated by Tyler Nichols. The show is Produced by John Fallon and Executive Produced by Berge Garabedian.

A couple of the previous episodes of Awfully Good Horror Movies can be seen below. To see more, and to check out our other shows, head over to the JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channel – and subscribe while you’re there!

On the JoBlo Originals YouTube channel, they’ve been running a series called Awfully Good Movies for a while – you can check out the playlist at THIS LINK.

Have you seen The Number 23? If so, let us know what you thought of it (and this Awfully Good Horror Movies video about it) by leaving a comment below. 

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