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Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2012-03-29
Runtime 110 minutes
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melanies_muses shared a tip "Even though I solved the “mystery” super early lol"
ivette_baez shared a tip "Creepy, to say the least."
ArYka shared a tip "🥰💕🥰💕🥰💕"
knowledgeable_bro shared a tip "This gave me PTSD 👍"
emily_heisler shared a tip "Suspense horror"
tucker_walden shared a tip "One of the scariest movies I have seen"
katie_allen_4977 shared a tip "It’s scary as hell and very disturbing…one of the best horror movies in my opinion!"
george_mcleod shared a tip "The new scream moive is awesome but I dont know what to watch next"
GothGirl4God shared a tip "Good movies! All of them! Very dark, and disturbing. But for horror movie fans, a very good horror movie."
axil_paul shared a tip "the unique style and overall mood."
troy_pennock shared a tip "A great flick"
stephanie_burns shared a tip "I am a huge horror movie buff. And this is one of the scarier movies I’ve ever seen."
stephanie_rosborough shared a tip "Quite creepy"
marissa_martuscelli shared a tip "Idk why this movie scares me so much, I guess because of the kids. Definitely recommend if you want a good scare!"
maxkenzie_peterson shared a tip "One of my favorite scary movies"
frakalrock shared a tip "When you start to realize what's happening it is terrifying!"
kenny_r shared a tip "I don't spook easily, but this movie did the trick. The music gave me chills."
celia_curtis shared a tip "The First time I watched this, it scared the crap out of me! That's not easily done......"
shaia_ shared a tip "i don’t know but i couldn’t sit through this movie w/o going on my phone. personally it was really boring."
sherwin_yamin_4959 shared a tip "When the girl says “don’t worry daddy, I’ll make you famous again” and slashes him up into bits. Yours?"
heather_day_4468 shared a tip "The scariest movie I've ever seen. Hands down."
james_howlett_9434 shared a tip "Ya it actually really creeped me out. When the wife was in the box I was freaking lol"
jeffrey_briscoe shared a tip "When the people died"
jessica_mariano shared a tip "Creepy"
amber_arcana shared a tip "This movie will always creep me out."
nicole_johnson_3977 shared a tip "I love Halloween. All of them. And any zombie movie. I do love Dawn of the Dead 😊 whats yours?"
gretta_albrecht shared a tip "One of my favorites. I actually had to turn it off at night and finish in the daylight"
emily_begue shared a tip "This is my top horror movie to date. HORRIFYING!!!"
lisa_luttrell shared a tip "Yes I love this movie"
dolansupernatural14 shared a tip "It had lots of great jump scares and good plot 8/10!"
Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "There is something about this movie that raises your blood pressure for 90 minutes. Just a non stop anxiety ride."
simon_yu shared a tip "A classic ghost story, no cheap thrills here"
latinaliveblogging shared a tip "I CANT SEEM TO FIX THE FACT THAT I GAVE THIS A THUMBS UP!? AMAZING HORROR MOVIE"
elise_dominic shared a tip "This is the best horror movie EVER I memorized all the lines 😂"
sophie_wang_3272 shared a tip "I’m not sure but 2 was scarier for me :)"
makenna_schroeder_7203 shared a tip "I love horror movies and don’t get scared easily but this one is so disturbing I couldn’t bring myself to watch it again"
charlie_sewell shared a tip "Haven't actually seen it"
monte_neil_nordin shared a tip "When he finds the films in the attic. When his wife finds out where they are actually living"
jacob_lange_7197 shared a tip "Good demon movie is you like demons more than ghosts"
jacob_lange_7197 shared a tip "Good demon movie if you like demons more than ghost"
joann_bourgoin shared a tip "One of my favorite horror movies . So scary"
haley_rayner shared a tip "Disturbing undertone and soundtrack was great in this movie not the best but still solid in my book."
audra_simpson shared a tip "Very scary, especially if you're alone at night"
crescent_moon_9566 shared a tip "The tapes/deaths felt completely real. The horror villain was freaking awesome too."
makayla_weiss_9203 shared a tip "Great horror movie, although it can be kind of gory. #horror #thriller #murdermystery #mystery #scary_movies #scary #gory"
inv3rted shared a tip "It's pretty good. Very tense and the lore behind the movie is pretty interesting."
sophia_sullins shared a tip "Perfect mix of found footage and regular media, and the twist is unexpected and fantastic."
tina_kelly_5844 shared a tip "Not that I can think of thats similar. Closest thing would be Se7en or 8MM!"
bre_bradford shared a tip "Pretty scary"
ellewiz shared a tip "The most frightening film of the past decade"
amandaroselambert shared a tip "so sinister."
mvrcellv shared a tip "Spine-chillingly creepy"
rachel_shefka shared a tip "Truly unsettling, and I’ve seen it all. It might not scare the pants off of you, but you’ll be looking more closely at shadows."
time_1410 shared a tip "Oh man I loved this on the first watch. Idk why cause it ain’t that scary but it’s pretty well done"
lovelysteph shared a tip "Good movie"
exiaac shared a tip "my favorite sinister movie is the second one!"
neos shared a tip "Predictable. I don’t like ghost movies. White family moved into house and it’s haunted by a demon. Big surprise."
susan_lancaster_5246 shared a tip "AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Scary, I wouldn’t want to watch this alone at night."
trentonlovesmovies shared a tip "When I first watched this movie, it literally spooked tf out of me, I recently rewatched it, and I still feel the same way."
miserys_return shared a tip "Used to be the scariest movie ever made before 2012, it earns that honor. Eerie throughout."
Final_girl shared a tip "Wonderful jump scare, good ending, solid plot. Nice movie I liked it"