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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

Status Released

Release Date 2012-03-29

Runtime 110 minutes

Budget $3m

Revenue $83m


TMDB 6.8


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melanies_muses shared a tip "Even though I solved the “mystery” super early lol"

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ivette_baez shared a tip "Creepy, to say the least."

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ArYka shared a tip "🥰💕🥰💕🥰💕"

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knowledgeable_bro shared a tip "This gave me PTSD 👍"

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emily_heisler shared a tip "Suspense horror"

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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!"

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george_mcleod shared a tip "The new scream moive is awesome but I dont know what to watch next"

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GothGirl4God shared a tip "Good movies! All of them! Very dark, and disturbing. But for horror movie fans, a very good horror movie."

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axil_paul shared a tip "the unique style and overall mood."

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troy_pennock shared a tip "A great flick"

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stephanie_burns shared a tip "I am a huge horror movie buff. And this is one of the scarier movies I’ve ever seen."

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stephanie_rosborough shared a tip "Quite creepy"

bihskizz shared a tip "One of the best horror movies"

stephanie_8315 shared a tip "This legit freaked me out the first time I watched it. 👍🏻👍🏻"

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!"

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maxkenzie_peterson shared a tip "One of my favorite scary movies"

beth_kennedy_5381 shared a tip "Genuinely horrifying"

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frakalrock shared a tip "When you start to realize what's happening it is terrifying!"

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kenny_r shared a tip "I don't spook easily, but this movie did the trick. The music gave me chills."

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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?"

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heather_day_4468 shared a tip "The scariest movie I've ever seen. Hands down."

gary_tiller shared a tip "Very intense film"

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james_howlett_9434 shared a tip "Ya it actually really creeped me out. When the wife was in the box I was freaking lol"

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jeffrey_briscoe shared a tip "When the people died"

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jessica_mariano shared a tip "Creepy"

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amber_arcana shared a tip "This movie will always creep me out."

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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?"

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gretta_albrecht shared a tip "One of my favorites. I actually had to turn it off at night and finish in the daylight"

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emily_begue shared a tip "This is my top horror movie to date. HORRIFYING!!!"

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lisa_luttrell shared a tip "Yes I love this movie"

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dolansupernatural14 shared a tip "It had lots of great jump scares and good plot 8/10!"

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Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "There is something about this movie that raises your blood pressure for 90 minutes. Just a non stop anxiety ride."

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simon_yu shared a tip "A classic ghost story, no cheap thrills here"

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thomas_severns shared a tip "Great jumpy movie"

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elise_dominic shared a tip "This is the best horror movie EVER I memorized all the lines 😂"

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sophie_wang_3272 shared a tip "I’m not sure but 2 was scarier for me :)"

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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"

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charlie_sewell shared a tip "Haven't actually seen it"

hhb shared a tip "Very creepy but good."

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monte_neil_nordin shared a tip "When he finds the films in the attic. When his wife finds out where they are actually living"

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jacob_lange_7197 shared a tip "Good demon movie is you like demons more than ghosts"

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jacob_lange_7197 shared a tip "Good demon movie if you like demons more than ghost"

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joann_bourgoin shared a tip "One of my favorite horror movies . So scary"

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haley_rayner shared a tip "Disturbing undertone and soundtrack was great in this movie not the best but still solid in my book."

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audra_simpson shared a tip "Very scary, especially if you're alone at night"

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crescent_moon_9566 shared a tip "The tapes/deaths felt completely real. The horror villain was freaking awesome too."

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makayla_weiss_9203 shared a tip "Great horror movie, although it can be kind of gory. #horror #thriller #murdermystery #mystery #scary_movies #scary #gory"

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inv3rted shared a tip "It's pretty good. Very tense and the lore behind the movie is pretty interesting."

sophie_painter shared a tip "One of my all time favorites. Never fails to haunt me so perfectly"

sophia_sullins shared a tip "Perfect mix of found footage and regular media, and the twist is unexpected and fantastic."

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tina_kelly_5844 shared a tip "Not that I can think of thats similar. Closest thing would be Se7en or 8MM!"

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bre_bradford shared a tip "Pretty scary"

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ellewiz shared a tip "The most frightening film of the past decade"

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amandaroselambert shared a tip "so sinister."

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mvrcellv shared a tip "Spine-chillingly creepy"

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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."

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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"

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lovelysteph shared a tip "Good movie"

marlie_bays shared a tip "Really good!! This one spooked me out!!!"

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exiaac shared a tip "my favorite sinister movie is the second one!"

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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."

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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."

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miserys_return shared a tip "Used to be the scariest movie ever made before 2012, it earns that honor. Eerie throughout."

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Final_girl shared a tip "Wonderful jump scare, good ending, solid plot. Nice movie I liked it"

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