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The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Horror, Mystery

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Three film students travel to Maryland to make a student film about a local urban legend... The Blair Witch. The three went into the woods on a two day hike to find the Blair Witch, and never came back. One year later, the students film and video were found in the woods. The footage was compiled and made into a movie. The Blair Witch Project. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  starvation,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:myth,  mockumentary,  suspense
Locations:forest
Characters:filmmaker
Period:1990s
Story:local legend,  running in the dark,  legend,  sleeping in the forest,  screaming in fear,  maryland,  city folklore,  mass hysteria,  camping in the wilderness,  chaos in the dark,  screaming in horror,  aspiring filmmaker,  family tragedy,  crying child,  crying baby,  moral deterioration,  package of cigarettes,  bloody handprints,  the star spangled banner,  videotaping oneself,  government film,  friendship conflict,  loss of reality,  no background score,  missing man,  interview clips,  stick figure,  paranormal phenomenon,  friends falling out,  actor shares last name with character,  raw footage,  black and white and color,  faked footage,  folk horror,  mysterious noise,  hearing noises,  unsolved mystery,  hand camera,  no music,  child murderess,  meadow,  based on supposedly true story,  loss of boyfriend,  three friends,  severed tongue,  lost in the woods,  evil witch,  obscurity,  documentarian,  viral video,  no survivors,  pagan,  no ending,  year 1994,  supernatural horror,  scare,  grass,  fright,  autumn,  message,  abandoned house,  hiking,  folklore,  hysteria,  ghost story,  voodoo,  handheld camera,  confrontation,  rampage,  blockbuster,  wilderness,  witchcraft,  fake documentary,  loss of friend,  monologue,  sleeping,  found footage,  trap,  dark,  actor shares first name with character,  missing person,  scream,  screaming,  talking to the camera,  latex gloves,  looking at the camera,  pain,  darkness,  map,  four word title,  video camera,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  halloween,  alcohol,  river,  supernatural power,  low budget film,  running,  book,  black comedy,  corpse,  crying,  student film,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

Blair Witch (2016)
Horror, Thriller

Blair Witch (2016)

Near Burkittsville, in the Black Hills Forest, on the root of a lightning-struck tree, the couple of Lane and Talia find a DV tape sticking out of the ground. The content of the found tape is mostly footage of static, however, near the end, there is also an intriguing small part where someone is trying to escape from something that is after him, screaming and running in an abandoned house. After accidentally stumbling across the uploaded footage, James, believing that this is his final chance to put an end once and for all in the unresolved mystery of his sister's Heather disappearance, some twenty years ago in the same woods, he assembles a team of friends in search of answers. Sooner or later, the team will go astray in the heart of a green maze that is riddled with the chilling legend of Elly Kedward, the Blair Witch who relentlessly keeps messing with their sanity, gradually taking them down, one by one. Eventually, James will find himself in the epicentre of the evil activity, trapped inside the very house where his sister disappeared, unaware of the fact that, once more, the witch will demand her sacrifice. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:myth,  suspense
Locations:forest
Story:running in the dark,  sleeping in the forest,  mysterious noise,  hearing noises,  loss of boyfriend,  lost in the woods,  maryland,  no ending,  abandoned house,  loss of friend,  found footage,  actor shares first name with character,  missing person,  screaming,  legend,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  river,  supernatural power,  running,  corpse,  surprise ending,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship

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Paranormal Activity (2007)
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Paranormal Activity (2007)

After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to.

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:mockumentary
Story:no background score,  paranormal phenomenon,  raw footage,  unsolved mystery,  no ending,  scare,  fright,  handheld camera,  blockbuster,  fake documentary,  sleeping,  found footage,  dark,  actor shares first name with character,  scream,  screaming,  talking to the camera,  looking at the camera,  darkness,  video camera,  subjective camera,  supernatural power,  low budget film,  surprise ending,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  independent film

As Above, So Below (2014)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

As Above, So Below (2014)

Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls. When a team of explorers ventures into the uncharted maze of bones, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead. A journey into madness and terror, As Above, So Below reaches deep into the human psyche to reveal the personal demons that come back to haunt us all. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Story:screaming in fear,  screaming in horror,  mysterious noise,  obscurity,  scare,  fright,  handheld camera,  found footage,  trap,  dark,  scream,  screaming,  legend,  talking to the camera,  looking at the camera,  darkness,  map,  video camera,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  running,  corpse

Rec (2007) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rec (2007)

'REC' turns on a young TV reporter and her cameraman who cover the night shift at the local fire station. Receiving a call from an old lady trapped in her house, they reach her building to hear horrifying screams -- which begin a long nightmare and a uniquely dramatic TV report.

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:mockumentary
Story:screaming in horror,  no background score,  obscurity,  scare,  fright,  hysteria,  handheld camera,  loss of friend,  found footage,  dark,  actor shares first name with character,  scream,  screaming,  talking to the camera,  latex gloves,  looking at the camera,  darkness,  video camera,  subjective camera,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase

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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

Americans Chris, his girlfriend Natalie and their friend Amanda travel to Europe on vacation. They meet up with Chris' brother Paul living in Kiev, Ukraine. Chris wants to travel to Moscow to propose to Natalie, but Paul convinces the group to first visit Chernobyl with an extreme tourism guide. They meet the guide Uri and another couple who are also going on the tour. Uri explains that because of the radiation levels he can only take them to Pripyat, a deserted city very near Chernobyl. They travel by van, but are stopped by a military checkpoint that makes them turn back. Not giving up, Uri finds an alternative route to the town. The group spends the day taking photographs and exploring abandoned buildings. Uri becomes nervous and decides it's time to head home. However, the van won't start and they discover the engine was sabotaged. Soon they discover that they are stranded, no one knows they are there and that they are definitely not alone. This is why Chernobyl Diaries (2012) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Locations:forest
Story:obscurity,  no survivors,  scare,  fright,  abandoned house,  trap,  dark,  scream,  screaming,  darkness,  map,  video camera,  flashlight,  river,  corpse,  surprise ending,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship

Cloverfield (2008)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield follows five New Yorkers from the perspective of a hand-held video camera. The movie is exactly the length of a DV Tape and a sub-plot is established by showing bits and pieces of video previously recorded on the tape that is being recorded over. The movie starts as a monster of unknown origin destroys a building. As they go to investigate, parts of the building and the head of the Statue of Liberty come raining down. The movie follows their adventure trying to escape and save a friend, a love interest of the main character. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Story:video camera,  no music,  viral video,  no survivors,  scare,  fright,  handheld camera,  rampage,  found footage,  talking to the camera,  looking at the camera,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  running,  surprise ending,  cult film

Halloween 5 (1989)
Horror, Thriller

Halloween 5 (1989)

It's one year later after the events of Halloween 4. Michael survives the shootings and on October 31st he returns with a vengeance. Lurking and stalking, Jamie, Rachel, and Rachel's friends, Michael forms a plan to lure Jamie out of the children's hospital where events lead up to the confrontation at the Myers house. Halloween 5 is a dark, thrill ride that will scare the heck out of you! (Read More)

Themes:fear
Locations:forest
Story:halloween,  crying child,  scare,  confrontation,  loss of friend,  trap,  dark,  scream,  screaming,  darkness,  subjective camera,  running,  crying,  surprise ending,  chase,  independent film

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Diary Of The Dead (2007) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Horror, Thriller

Diary Of The Dead (2007)

While filming a horror movie of mummy in a forest, the students and their professor of the University of Pittsburgh hear on the TV the news that the dead are awaking and walking. Ridley and Francine decide to leave the group, while Jason heads to the dormitory of his girlfriend Debra Monahan. She does not succeed in contacting her family and they travel in Mary's van to the house of Debra's parents in Scranton, Pennsylvania. While driving her van, Mary sees a car accident and runs over a highway patrolman and three other zombies trying to escape from them. Later the religious Mary is depressed, questioning whether the victims where really dead, and tries to commit suicide, shooting herself with a pistol. Her friends take her to a hospital where they realize that the dead are indeed awaking and walking and they need to fight to survive while traveling to Debra's parents house. (Read More)

Themes:panic
Mood:mockumentary
Locations:forest
Characters:filmmaker
Story:hand camera,  no ending,  scare,  abandoned house,  fake documentary,  found footage,  talking to the camera,  video camera,  subjective camera,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  independent film

Wrong Turn (2003)
Horror

Wrong Turn (2003)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:wilderness,  screaming,  map,  flashlight,  black comedy,  corpse,  crying,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Horror

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

40 years ago, five youths on a weekend getaway in the Texas countryside fell prey to a butcher in a mask made of human skin and his cannibalistic family, and horror cinema would never be the same. Violent, confrontational, and shockingly realistic, director Tobe Hooper's THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE terrified audiences in a way never thought possible when it was unleashed on a politically and socially tumultuous America in 1974. Facing a storm of controversy, censorship, and outcry throughout its troubled release, this masterpiece of horror has stood the test of time to become a landmark motion picture and cultural milestone. To celebrate the film's 40th anniversary and its enduring ability to scare audiences both new and old, Dark Sky Films proudly presents THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE in an all-new 4k digital transfer and with a newly created 7.1 surround sound mix supervised by Tobe Hooper. Get ready to experience fear in a whole new way. This is why The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Story:screaming in fear,  screaming in horror,  no ending,  scare,  abandoned house,  hysteria,  rampage,  blockbuster,  loss of friend,  dark,  screaming,  darkness,  flashlight,  low budget film,  running,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  independent film

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Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
Horror

Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Daniel Rey along with his wife, Kristi; daughter, Ali; toddler son, Hunter, and their dog, move to Carlsbad, California. A few days later their residence is broken into, however, nothing appears to be missing. In order to prevent re-occurrences, they install a number of security cameras that will record everything on a DVR. After they hire a Spanish-speaking nanny to look after Hunter, she informs them that there is something wrong in their house and performs prayers, much to the chagrin of Daniel, who lets her go. He will subsequently regret this decision as more inexplicable and strange incidents occur, with Ali concluding, after a research, that their house may be possessed by a demonic entity. (Read More)

Mood:mockumentary
Story:crying baby,  no background score,  found footage,  actor shares first name with character,  missing person,  talking to the camera,  video camera,  subjective camera,  supernatural power,  surprise ending,  cult film,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship

Halloween II (1981) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Horror

Halloween II (1981)

In a continuation of the plot of Halloween, Michael Myers shows off his indestructability by resuming his murder spree despite being gunned down with six bullets in the original movie. Laurie Strode is once more his intended victim, with Dr. Sam Loomis again in hot pursuit.

Themes:fear
Mood:suspense
Story:scare,  rampage,  trap,  scream,  screaming,  darkness,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  halloween,  crying,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking

Flatliners (1990)
Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Flatliners (1990)

Medical students begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights. Each has their heart stopped and is revived. They begin having flashes of walking nightmares from their childhood, reflecting sins they committed or had committed against them. The experiences continue to intensify, and they begin to be physically beaten by their visions as they try and go deeper into the death experience to find a cure. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Period:1990s
Story:screaming,  video camera,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  halloween,  supernatural power,  black comedy,  corpse,  crying,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking

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Grave Encounters (2011)
Horror

Grave Encounters (2011)

Lance Preston and the crew of "Grave Encounters", a ghost-hunting reality television show, are shooting an episode inside the abandoned Collingwood Psychiatric Hospital, where unexplained phenomena have been reported for years. All in the name of good television, they voluntarily lock themselves inside the building for the night and begin a paranormal investigation, capturing everything on camera. They quickly realize that the building is more than just haunted - it is alive - and it has no intention of ever letting them leave. They find themselves lost in a labyrinth maze of endless hallways and corridors, terrorized by the ghosts of the former patients. They soon begin to question their own sanity, slipping deeper and deeper into the depths of madness, ultimately discovering the truth behind the hospital's dark past...and taping what turns out to be their final episode. (Read More)

Mood:mockumentary
Story:screaming in fear,  screaming in horror,  raw footage,  severed tongue,  handheld camera,  fake documentary,  found footage,  dark,  screaming,  talking to the camera,  looking at the camera,  video camera,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  supernatural power,  cult film

House Of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Horror

House Of 1000 Corpses (2003)

In "House of 1000 Corpses", two young couples take a misguided tour onto the back roads of America in search of a local legend known as Dr. Satan. Lost and stranded, they are set upon by a bizarre family of psychotics. Murder, cannibalism and satanic rituals are just a few of the 1000+ horrors that await. This is why House Of 1000 Corpses (2003) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:fear
Story:local legend,  legend,  no survivors,  dark,  missing person,  map,  subjective camera,  halloween,  book,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  independent film

Red Riding Hood (2011) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Red Riding Hood (2011)

Valerie (Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter (Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry (Irons). Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. For years, the people have maintained an uneasy truce with the beast, offering the creature a monthly animal sacrifice. But under a blood red moon, the wolf has upped the stakes by taking a human life. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon (Oldman), to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them. As the death toll rises with each moon, Valerie begins to suspect that the werewolf could be someone she loves. As panic grips the town, Valerie discovers that she has a unique connection to the beast--one that inexorably draws them together, making her both suspect...and bait. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:folk horror,  rampage,  dark,  darkness,  subjective camera,  supernatural power,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase

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Suspiria (1977)
Horror

Suspiria (1977)

Suzy Bannion travels to Germany to perfect her ballet skills. She arrives at the Tanz dance academy in the pouring rain and is refused admission after another woman is seen fleeing the school. She returns the next morning and this time is let in. She learns that the young woman she saw fleeing the previous evening, Pat Hingle, has been found dead. Strange things soon begin to occur. Suzy becomes ill and is put on a special diet; the school becomes infested with maggots; odd sounds abound; and Daniel, the pianist, is killed by his own dog. A bit of research indicates that the ballet school was once a witches' coven - and as Suzy learns, still is. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:evil witch,  supernatural horror,  witchcraft,  scream,  missing person,  screaming,  legend,  darkness,  subjective camera,  supernatural power,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

Critters (1986)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Critters (1986)

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:suspense
Story:loss of boyfriend,  screaming,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  alcohol,  supernatural power,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

V/h/s (2012)
Horror, Thriller

V/h/s (2012)

A POV, found footage horror film from the perspective of America's top genre filmmakers. A group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house in the countryside and acquire a rare tape. Upon searching the house, the guys are confronted with a dead body, a hub of old televisions and an endless supply of cryptic footage, each video stranger than the last. (Read More)

Locations:forest
Story:handheld camera,  found footage,  trap,  talking to the camera,  looking at the camera,  darkness,  video camera,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  halloween,  supernatural power,  corpse

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Cabin Fever (2002) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Comedy, Horror

Cabin Fever (2002)

The college friends Paul, Karen, Bert, Marcy and Jeff rent an isolated cabin in the woods to spend a week together. When they arrive, a man contaminated with a weird disease asks for help to them, but they get in panic and burn the man, who falls in the water reservoir and dies. The whole group, except Karen, makes a pact of drinking only beer along the week without knowing where the dead body is. When Karen drinks tap water and gets the disease, the group begins their journey to hell. This is why Cabin Fever (2002) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:no survivors,  abandoned house,  screaming,  latex gloves,  low budget film,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

Morgan (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:abandoned house,  rampage,  latex gloves,  river,  corpse,  surprise ending,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  independent film

The Vvitch: A New-england Folktale (2015)
Horror, Mystery

The Vvitch: A New-england Folktale (2015)

New England, 1630: William and Katherine try to lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. 'The Witch' is a chilling portrait of a family unraveling within their own sins, leaving them prey for an inescapable evil. (Read More)

Themes:fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:folk horror,  lost in the woods,  no ending,  wilderness,  witchcraft,  sleeping,  dark,  screaming,  darkness,  subjective camera,  supernatural power,  crying,  independent film

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The Visit (2015)
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The Visit (2015)

Two children are sent to their grandparents house to spend a week with their grandparents while their single mom goes on a relaxing vacation with her boyfriend. One of the kids, Becca, decides to film a documentary about her grandparents in order to help her mom reconnect with her parents and also find out some things about her parents as well. While filming the documentary, however, Becca and her little brother, Tyler, discover a dark secret about their grandparents. (Read More)

Mood:mockumentary
Characters:filmmaker
Story:dark,  no background score,  handheld camera,  fake documentary,  found footage,  video camera,  subjective camera,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  independent film

Halloween II (2009) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Horror

Halloween II (2009)

Michael Myers is still at large and no less dangerous than ever. After a failed reunion to reach his baby sister at their old home, Laurie Strode is immediately taken to a hospital to be treated by the wounds that had been afflicted by her brother a few hours ago. However, Michael isn't too far off and will continue his murdering 'Halloween' rampage until he gets his sister all to himself. (Read More)

Story:screaming in fear,  rampage,  latex gloves,  darkness,  flashlight,  halloween,  book,  corpse,  chase

An American Werewolf In London (1981)
Comedy, Horror

An American Werewolf In London (1981)

Two American college students are on a walking tour of Britain and are attacked by a werewolf. One is killed, the other is mauled. The werewolf is killed but reverts to its human form, and the local townspeople are unwilling to acknowledge its existence. The surviving student begins to have nightmares of hunting on four feet at first but then finds that his friend and other recent victims appear to him, demanding that he commit suicide to release them from their curse, being trapped between worlds because of their unnatural deaths. This is why An American Werewolf In London (1981) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:rampage,  loss of friend,  actor shares first name with character,  legend,  subjective camera,  supernatural power,  running,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  cigarette smoking

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Janghwa, Hongryeon (2003)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Janghwa, Hongryeon (2003)

Two sisters who, after spending time in a mental institution, return to the home of their father and cruel stepmother. Once there, in addition to dealing with their stepmother's obsessive and unbalanced ways, an interfering ghost also affects their recovery.

Themes:starvation,  panic,  tragedy
Story:autumn,  hysteria,  flashlight,  running,  crying,  surprise ending,  cult film,  cigarette smoking

Antichrist (2009)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Antichrist (2009)

A couple lose their young son when he falls out of a window while they are having sex in another room. The mother's grief consigns her to hospital, but her therapist husband brings her home intent on treating her depression himself. To confront her fears they go to stay at their remote cabin in the woods, "Eden", where something untold happened the previous summer. Told in four chapters with a prologue and epilogue, the film details acts of lustful cruelty as the man and woman unfold the darker side of nature outside and within. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Locations:forest
Story:crying baby,  grass,  hiking,  hysteria,  witchcraft,  sleeping,  pain,  running,  book,  crying,  cult film

The Evil Dead (1981) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Horror

The Evil Dead (1981)

Five college students take time off to spend a peaceful vacation in a remote cabin. A book and audio tape is discovered, and its evil is found to be powerful once the incantations are read out loud. The friends find themselves helpless to stop the evil as it takes them one by one, with only one survivor left with the evil dead and desperately tries to fight to live until morning. (Read More)

Locations:forest
Story:book,  no ending,  supernatural horror,  blockbuster,  pain,  subjective camera,  river,  supernatural power,  low budget film,  black comedy,  surprise ending,  cult film,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  independent film

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Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975)
Drama, Mystery

Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975)

Three students and a school teacher disappear on an excursion to Hanging Rock, in Victoria, on Valentine's Day, 1900. Widely (and incorrectly) regarded as being based on a true story, the movie follows those that disappeared, and those that stayed behind, but it delights in the asking of questions, not the answering of them. (Read More)

Themes:panic
Mood:myth
Story:unsolved mystery,  based on supposedly true story,  no ending,  hysteria,  sleeping,  missing person,  scream,  screaming,  legend,  four word title,  alcohol,  book,  crying,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Alien: Covenant (2017)

Almost eleven years after the futile and disastrous expedition on the distant moon LV-223, the deep-space colonisation vessel Covenant equipped with more than 2,000 colonists in cryogenic hibernation, sets a course for the remote planet Origae-6 with the intention to build a new world. Instead, a rogue transmission will entice the crew to a nearby habitable small planet which resembles The Earth. The unsuspecting members of Covenant will have to cope with biological foes, beyond human comprehension. Ultimately, what was intended as a peaceful exploratory mission, will soon turn into a desperate rescue operation deep into the cold infinite space. This is why Alien: Covenant (2017) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:rampage,  loss of friend,  dark,  screaming,  latex gloves,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  river,  corpse,  surprise ending,  chase,  cigarette smoking

A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)
Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His intention is to be "born again" into the real world. The only one who can stop Freddy is his dead mother, but can Alice free her spirit in time to save her own son? (Read More)

Themes:fear
Story:loss of boyfriend,  rampage,  loss of friend,  sleeping,  screaming,  pain,  supernatural power,  surprise ending,  cult film,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  independent film

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Cube (1997) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Cube (1997)

Six different people, each from a very different walk of life, awaken to find themselves inside a giant cube with thousands of possible rooms. Each has a skill that becomes clear when they must band together to get out: a cop, a math whiz, a building designer, a doctor, an escape master, and a disabled man. Each plays a part in their thrilling quest to find answers as to why they've been imprisoned. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Period:1990s
Story:unsolved mystery,  trap,  subjective camera,  low budget film,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  independent film

Dragonfly (2002)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital.

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Story:message,  latex gloves,  map,  river,  supernatural power,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  chase,  cigarette smoking

The Autopsy Of Jane Doe (2016)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Autopsy Of Jane Doe (2016)

Cox and Hirsch play father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identify the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.

Themes:panic,  fear
Story:severed tongue,  supernatural horror,  scare,  fright,  witchcraft,  dark,  pain,  darkness,  supernatural power,  corpse

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The Exorcist (1973)
Horror

The Exorcist (1973)

A visiting actress in Washington, D.C., notices dramatic and dangerous changes in the behavior and physical make-up of her 12-year-old daughter. Meanwhile, a young priest at nearby Georgetown University begins to doubt his faith while dealing with his mother's terminal sickness. And, book-ending the story, a frail, elderly priest recognizes the necessity for a show-down with an old demonic enemy. This is why The Exorcist (1973) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Story:screaming in fear,  screaming in horror,  mysterious noise,  supernatural horror,  fright,  autumn,  rampage,  witchcraft,  loss of friend,  scream,  pain,  darkness,  halloween,  supernatural power,  book,  cult film

Army Of Darkness (1992) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Comedy, Horror

Army Of Darkness (1992)

Ash is transported with his car to 1,300 A.D., where he is captured by Lord Arthur and turned slave with Duke Henry the Red and a couple of his men. When Ash is thrown into a pit, he defeats two monsters and wins respect of Arthur's army and vassals. The Wiseman points Ash as The Chosen One that will retrieve the Necronomicon but Ash is only interested in returning home. When he learns that the only way to return to his time is using the Necronomicon, Ash decides to travel to the unholy land of the Deadites. The Wiseman advises that he must say the words "Klaatu Barada Nikto" to safely get the evil book. However, Ash forgets the last word and an army of the dead resurrects to attack Arthur fortress and recover the Necronomicon. The battle between the living and the dead is about to start and the support of Henry the Red is the only way to help Ash and Arthur to defeat the army of darkness. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Locations:forest
Period:1990s
Story:darkness,  book,  scream,  supernatural power,  running,  black comedy,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase

Ginger Snaps (2000)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Is becoming a woman analogous, in some deep psychological way, to becoming a werewolf? Ginger is 16, edgy, tough, and, with her younger sister, into staging and photographing scenes of death. They've made a pact about dying together. In early October, on the night she has her first period, which is also the night of a full moon, a werewolf bites Ginger. Within a few days, some serious changes happen to her body and her temperament. Her sister Brigitte, 15, tries to find a cure with the help of Sam, a local doper. As Brigitte races against the clock, Halloween and another full moon approach, Ginger gets scarier, and it isn't just local dogs that begin to die. (Read More)

Locations:forest
Story:missing person,  latex gloves,  pain,  flashlight,  halloween,  supernatural power,  running,  black comedy,  corpse,  cult film,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

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Madeo (2009)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Madeo (2009)

A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is brutally murdered, and Do-joon is charged with the killing. Now, it's his mother's call whether to prove him innocent or to leave him imprisoned.

Themes:fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:abandoned house,  sleeping,  pain,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  running,  book,  black comedy,  corpse,  crying,  surprise ending,  cigarette smoking

Inside Man (2006)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Inside Man (2006)

From a cell, a man tells us he has planned the perfect bank robbery; he invites us to watch. An efficient gang enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors, and takes hostages. They work deliberately, without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but half his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. The bank's president has something to protect in a safe deposit box, so he brings in Madeleine White, a high-power broker with a hidden agenda. With an army of police surrounding the bank, the thief, the cop, and the plutocrat's fixer enter high-stakes negotiations. Why are the robbers asking for a plane, if they are so competent and they know they won't get one? Why aren't they in more of a hurry? If the job's perfect, why is the thieves' leader in a cell? (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Story:scare,  fright,  monologue,  trap,  talking to the camera,  latex gloves,  looking at the camera,  flashlight,  black comedy,  surprise ending

Night Of The Living Dead (1968) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Horror

Night Of The Living Dead (1968)

Barbra and Johnny visit their father's grave in a remote cemetery when they are suddenly set upon by zombies. Barbra manages to get away and takes refuge in what seems to be an abandoned farm house. She is soon joined by Ben who stopped at the house in need of gas. Beset by the walking dead all around them Ben does his best to secure the doors and windows. The news reports are grim however with creatures returning to life everywhere. Barbra and Ben are surprised when they realize there are 5 people hiding out in the basement: Harry, Helen and Judy Cooper; and a young couple, Tom and Judy. Dissensions sets in almost immediately with Harry Cooper wanting to be in charge. As their situation deteriorates, their chances of surviving the night lessen minute by minute. This is why Night Of The Living Dead (1968) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:no survivors,  abandoned house,  screaming,  darkness,  low budget film,  running,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

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Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:suspense
Period:1990s
Story:loss of friend,  scream,  map,  flashlight,  river,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  chase,  cigarette smoking

Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Adventure, Horror

Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

With the intention to venture into the unexplored areas in the deep jungle of the Amazon rainforest at the border between Brazil and Peru, in 1979, a film crew composed of four young Americans attempted to make a documentary about the never seen before indigenous cannibalistic tribes. However, it's already been two months since anyone last heard from the crew, so without further delay, the noted anthropologist Professor Harold Monroe and his rescue team of the seasoned guide Chaco Losojos and his assistant, embarked on a mission to locate them in the depths of the Green Inferno. Following the Yakumos, a tribe that no white has ever seen before, soon enough, the Professor's rescue party will encounter the elusive Yanomamos or Tree People and the fearsome Shamataris or the Swamp People. Eventually, as more evidence is found concerning the fate of the film crew, the Professor will try to recover the raw footage that was paid in blood, and return it to New York to the executives of the Pan American Broadcasting System who crave to get the riveting unedited footage. What has really happened to the overambitious documentarists, and above all, what was in the final two reels? (Read More)

Themes:tragedy
Locations:forest
Characters:filmmaker
Story:screaming in fear,  screaming in horror,  raw footage,  handheld camera,  found footage,  trap,  screaming,  talking to the camera,  looking at the camera,  subjective camera,  river,  cult film,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking

The Last Exorcism (2010)
Drama, Horror, Thriller

The Last Exorcism (2010)

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the evangelical Reverend Cotton Marcus was raised by his father to be a preacher. He agrees that the filmmaker Iris Reisen and the cameraman Daniel Moskowitz make a documentary about his life. Cotton tells that when his wife Shanna Marcus had troubles in the delivery of their son Justin, he prioritized the doctor help to God and since then he questions his faith. Further, he tells that exorcisms are frauds but the results are good for the believers because they believe it is true. When Cotton is summoned by the farmer Louis Sweetzer to perform an exorcism in his daughter Nell, Cotton sees the chance to prove to the documentary crew what he has just told. They head to Ivanwood and they have a hostile reception from Louis's son Caleb. Cotton performs the exorcism in Nell, exposing his tricks to the camera, but sooner they learn that the dysfunctional Sweetzer family has serious problems. (Read More)

Themes:fear
Mood:mockumentary
Characters:filmmaker
Story:no background score,  handheld camera,  found footage,  actor shares first name with character,  talking to the camera,  subjective camera,  surprise ending,  cult film

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Bride Of Chucky (1998) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Comedy, Horror

Bride Of Chucky (1998)

Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts, two eloping high-school graduates.

Themes:panic,  fear
Period:1990s
Story:hysteria,  voodoo,  screaming,  flashlight,  supernatural power,  black comedy,  corpse,  crying,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking

Before I Go To Sleep (2014)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Before I Go To Sleep (2014)

Forty-year-old Christine Lucas wakes up in bed with a man she does not know, in an unfamiliar house. The man explains that he is her husband, Ben, and that she suffered brain damage from a car accident ten years earlier. Christine wakes up every morning with no memory of her life from her early twenties onwards. Christine receives treatment from Dr. Nasch, a neurologist at a local hospital who provides her a camera to record her thoughts and progress each day, and calls her every morning to remind her to watch the video in the camera. Soon, she starts to discover the truth around her. This is why Before I Go To Sleep (2014) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  tragedy,  fear
Mood:suspense
Period:1990s
Story:family tragedy,  sleeping,  screaming,  video camera,  subjective camera,  running,  crying,  surprise ending,  chase,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

The Devil Inside (2012)
Horror

The Devil Inside (2012)

An American girl, Isabella, sets out to make a documentary to understand what happened to her mother who murdered three clergy people. She was not convicted due to insanity and was sent to a mental hospital in Italy. Isabella meets with some priests in Italy who explain that her mother's condition may not be medical, but could be an extra-human possession. (Read More)

Mood:mockumentary
Story:no survivors,  no ending,  found footage,  talking to the camera,  video camera,  flashlight,  subjective camera,  corpse,  surprise ending

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The Blob (1988)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Blob (1988)

Meg Penny is a cheerleader out on her first date with one of the football players, Paul Taylor. It doesn't go very well. Before they get where they're going, an old vagrant runs out in front of Paul's car, screaming in terror. The old man is closely followed by Brian Flagg, the local teen rebel, complete with long hair, black leather jacket, motorcycle and tough-guy attitude. Paul blames Brian for chasing the old man, but after the threesome takes him to the doctor's office, it becomes clear the vagrant had more to worry about than some young tough. He was screaming because of the acid-like substance on his hand - a substance that spreads over his body and eventually consumes him. Soon, the growing red blob, which sprouts tentacles to attack its victims, becomes a menace to the small town of Arbeville, Colorado. The military soon arrives in Hazmat suits, led by the wide-eyed Dr. Christopher Meddows. They're from the government, they say, and they want to help; but Brian's distrust for authority figures proves justified when he learns of their true motives. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:forest
Story:rampage,  screaming,  map,  flashlight,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

Scanners (1981) is one of the best movies like The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Scanners (1981)

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn't, and converts him to their cause - to destroy the underground movement. (Read More)

Themes:tragedy
Mood:suspense
Story:autumn,  screaming,  pain,  subjective camera,  supernatural power,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

In The Mouth Of Madness (1994)
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

In The Mouth Of Madness (1994)

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane's mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb's End. The fact that this town exists as a figment of Cane's twisted imagination is only the beginning of Trent's problems. (Read More)

Themes:fear
Mood:suspense
Period:1990s
Story:mass hysteria,  hysteria,  missing person,  subjective camera,  book,  black comedy,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  cigarette smoking,  independent film

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