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In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 1999-07-14
Runtime 81 minutes
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SistaTiph shared a tip "its good"
kate_elizabeth_3748 shared a tip "I remember seeing this on opening night at our local theater… great movie! I remember being scared still on our ride home"
elizabeth_sanders_5655 shared a tip "Great movie"
jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Saw this as a kid,it was so well done,I thought it was a real situation at first!"
alicia_newkirk shared a tip "A classic."
kcmess57 shared a tip "This movie scared the crap out of me! I still haven’t recovered. Could not watch it again."
alexzammer shared a tip "Blew my mind when it first came out."
Peace_love_vdubb shared a tip "Changed the horror film genre forever by creating a found footage niche. Still love it."
jennipher_smith shared a tip "3/5 stars"
arleisha_strauder shared a tip "Not scary at all, stupid"
cindy_rodgers shared a tip "Saw this in the theater on opening night. #humblebrag 😊"
denise_perry_flynn shared a tip "Made the mistake as a teenager to watch this movie alone...at night... in my house in the woods... not my brightest moment."
abbs1202 shared a tip "I don't get the hype. All they do is yell at each other."
hellisempty shared a tip "One of my favorite films of all time."
syd_g_6752 shared a tip "A classic horror film, needs a rewatch soon!"
BlackTee85 shared a tip "Watched this when it came out at the theaters"
cindy_prentice shared a tip "I absolutely loved this movie. It’s the unknown that gives you all the Heebie geebies"
randi_turner_9535 shared a tip "I love this movie. This is also one of those movies that you have to pay attention if you don't you won't understand."
mary_abaied shared a tip "It’s a horror movie classic and a staple for any Halloween movie list!"
ellewiz shared a tip "The granddaddy of found footage #foundfootage"
2020_vision shared a tip "Some Yellowstone Park type horror never showed a witch like most movies never show the alien still worth a watch"
maxkenzie_peterson shared a tip "Love this movie so much!!!"
miserys_return shared a tip "Don't hate on this cult classic! 🤣"
jenni_chance shared a tip "Stupid movie, I wouldn't recommend this to anyone else."
bradtragick shared a tip "Awesome! Saw in theaters"
julie_cervantes_9516 shared a tip "It’s ok."
brittany_melendez shared a tip "Not scary, just a lot of petty drama. Long and boring."
kathi_murray shared a tip "I'm one of the few who find this movie awful and the characters very annoying..."
an_lenore shared a tip "An OG of found footage for a reason. Great build of tension between the eerie events as well as the group dynamics and fights."
jasdeep_singh_1191 shared a tip "Nothing can top this movie in the found footage genre."