HORROR MOVIE NIGHT- Documented dread and found-footage collection

Nothing says 'this is real life' like camera shake! This list pays tribute to the ever growing genre of 'found-footage' horror. Whether these films boast found-footage or just appear to be filmed by hand they are a prequel of whats to come for the futur of horror. Good or bad they must be appreciated for their creativity.

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1.
Häxan (1922 Documentary)
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Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe. (91 mins.)
 
2.
The Last House on the Left (1972)
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Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts. (84 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
3.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
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During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. (95 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
4.
The Last Horror Film (1982)
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A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends. (87 mins.)
Director: David Winters
 
5.
U.F.O. Abduction (1989 Video)
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On a typical fall evening in 1983, a young man was videotaping his niece's 5th birthday party. As the night's strange occurrences took place, he kept his video camera running, recording the entire event. (66 mins.)
Director: Dean Alioto
 
6.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
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A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand. (95 mins.)
 
7.
The Last Broadcast (1998)
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A film crew ventures into the forest in search of the mythical 'Jersey Devil'. (86 mins.)
 
8.
Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998 TV Movie)
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After a mysterious blackout, a son goes out to investigate and captures footage of actual aliens. When the aliens follow him and his brothers back to their home, all hell breaks loose. (93 mins.)
Director: Dean Alioto
 
9.
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
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Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind. (81 mins.)
 
10.
August Underground (2001 Video)
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Two serial killers go on a murdering rampage as one films the outcome from behind a video camera. (70 mins.)
Director: Fred Vogel
 
11.
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
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A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh. (80 mins.)
Director: Julian Richards
 
12.
Noroi: The Curse (2005)
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A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba." (115 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
13.
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
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In the early part of the 21st century, an unknown deadly virus is spreading among the population. The... (85 mins.)
 
14.
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
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The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he... (92 mins.)
 
15.
Alone with Her (2006)
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A quiet but disturbed young man puts the life of a woman he's obsessed with under a virtual microscope when he installs hidden cameras throughout her house. (78 mins.)
Director: Eric Nicholas
 
16.
Diary of the Dead (2007)
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A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own. (95 mins.)
 
17.
[Rec] (2007)
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A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying. (78 mins.)
 
18.
Paranormal Activity (2007)
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After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence. (86 mins.)
Director: Oren Peli
 
19.
The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
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In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work. (86 mins.)
 
20.
Welcome to the Jungle (2007 Video)
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Two young couples head into the New Guinea wilderness in an effort to find Michael Rockefeller, the heir to the Rockefeller fortune who disappeared in 1961. (83 mins.)
 
21.
Under the Raven's Wing (2007)
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A young filmmaker documents the murder confessions of three young women who seduce him into their strange...
Director: Susan Adriensen
 
22.
Look (2007)
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The lies, betrayal, and desires of nine different groups of people are revealed as they live out their secret lives in the sight of the security cameras that capture our every movement. (102 mins.)
Director: Adam Rifkin
 
23.
Cloverfield (2008)
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A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack. (85 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
 
24.
June 9 (2008)
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What happened on june 9? On a search for some harmless fun at the end of the school year, 17 year-old... (95 mins.)
 
25.
Quarantine (2008)
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A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC, after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers. (89 mins.)
 
26.
Bryan Loves You (2008)
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A Psychotherapist investigates a cult that takes over an Arizona town in 1993. (92 mins.)
Director: Seth Landau
 
27.
Home Movie (2008)
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In the remote woods of Upstate New York, David and Clare Poe are attempting to live an idyllic life. However, their twin children's bizarre behavior might just tear the family apart. (77 mins.)
 
28.
Philosophy of a Knife (2008 Video)
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The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk... (249 mins.)
Director: Andrey Iskanov
 
29.
The Fourth Kind (2009)
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A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up. (98 mins.)
 
30.
[Rec] 2 (2009)
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In order to ascertain the current situation inside, a supposed medical officer and a GEO team step into the quarantined and ill-fated apartment building. (85 mins.)
 
31.
District 9 (2009)
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An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology. (112 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
 
32.
Paranormal Entity (2009 Video)
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Prepare to see what is allegedly the "actual footage" of the supernatural events leading up to the 2008 murder of Samantha Finley... (88 mins.)
 
33.
The Last Exorcism (2010)
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A troubled evangelical minister agrees to let his last exorcism be filmed by a documentary crew. (87 mins.)
Director: Daniel Stamm
 
34.
Monsters (2010)
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Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border. (94 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
 
35.
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
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After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Tod Williams
 
36.
Re-Cut (2010)
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Following the discovery of the murder of two twin girls in their family's barn, a former reality TV-star is dispatched by a TV-news station to uncover the mystery behind their gruesome deaths. (80 mins.)
Director: Fritz Manger
 
37.
Paranormal Effect (2010)
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Visiting her native Japan with her American boyfriend Darren, Reiko is disappointed to see him spend most of his time filming local stereotypes... (90 mins.)
 
38.
Vampires (2010)
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Belgium's vampire community invites a documentary crew to film one of their families: husband, wife... (88 mins.)
Director: Vincent Lannoo
 
39.
Trollhunter (2010)
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A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter. (103 mins.)
Director: André Øvredal
 
40.
Atrocious (2010)
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Two teenage siblings endure a terrifying experience while investigating a rural legend near their family's vacation home. (75 mins.)
 
41.
8213: Gacy House (2010 Video)
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A group of investigators enter the former property of depraved serial killer John Wayne Gacy, hoping to find evidence of paranormal activity... (91 mins.)
 
42.
Grave Encounters (2011)
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For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that's supposedly haunted - and it might prove to be all too true. (92 mins.)
 
43.
The Tunnel (2011)
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An investigation into a government cover-up leads to a network of abandoned train tunnels deep beneath the heart of Sydney. As a journalist and her crew hunt for the story it quickly becomes clear the story is hunting them. (90 mins.)
Director: Carlo Ledesma
 
44.
Area 51 (2015)
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Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets. (91 mins.)
Director: Oren Peli
 
45.
Anneliese: The Exorcist Tapes (2011 Video)
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Documentary covering the famous 'demonic possession' case of Anneliese Michel. The film features authentic... (91 mins.)
 
46.
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
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In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home. (83 mins.)
 
47.
Haunted Poland (2011)
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The actual tape of a couple who travel to Poland but find themselves disturbed by an evil force when the girl returns to her home town where she once played a Ouija board. (103 mins.)
 
48.
Area 407 (2012)
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Survivors of an airplane crash find themselves within the borders of a government testing area and pursued by predators. (90 mins.)
 
49.
Apollo 18 (2011)
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Decades-old found footage from NASA's abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon. (86 mins.)
 
50.
The Tapes (2011)
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Fame-hungry Gemma asks her boyfriend Danny and his media student mate Nathan to film her Big Brother audition. They hear about a sex party and change course, but soon wish they hadn't as the party goers turn out to be devil worshippers. (80 mins.)
 
51.
Megan Is Missing (2011)
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Two teenage girls encounter an Internet child predator. (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Goi
 
52.
The Devil Inside (2012)
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In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism. (83 mins.)
 
53.
[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)
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A couple's wedding day turns horrific as some of the guests start showing signs of a strange illness. (80 mins.)
Director: Paco Plaza
 
54.
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
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A single mother moves her three children into a haunted house, unaware of its bloody history. (85 mins.)
Director: Franck Khalfoun
 
55.
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
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It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. (88 mins.)
 
56.
Sinister (2012)
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Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
 
57.
Apartment 143 (2011)
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A team of parapsychologists try to figure out a strange phenomenon occurring in an apartment building. (80 mins.)
Director: Carles Torrens
 
58.
V/H/S Viral (2014)
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A Los Angeles police chase sends a fame-obsessed man on a wild ride to save his girlfriend from a cybernetic terror. (81 mins.)