Found Footage

Found Footage movies I saw. Love the genre.
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1.
[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.)
“ Best found footage movie yet, and one the best horror movies ever made. ” - flambard
 
2.
Cloverfield (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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
“ I was 100% sure it was real after I watched it. Love this movie to pieces. ” - flambard
 
3.
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
“ Smart, cheeky, different. ” - flambard
 
4.
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.)
“ Fits between found footage and mockumentary. Insanely scary. ” - flambard
 
5.
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.)
“ Atmospheric, but ultimately goes nowhere. Props for viral campaign (was marketed as footage that really was found). ” - flambard
 
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.)
“ Very nicely done and engaging. ” - flambard
 
7.
Chronicle (2012)
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Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. (84 mins.)
Director: Josh Trank
“ Great way to add panning shots to the genre. Also nice take on Akira. ” - flambard
 
8.
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.)
“ Nice and scary one. Feels very real. ” - flambard
 
9.
As Above, So Below (2014)
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When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead. (93 mins.)
“ Great acting, atmosphere and location. Not too scary, but interesting. ” - flambard
 
10.
[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.)
“ Mediocre. ” - flambard
 
11.
Skew (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
When Simon, Rich, and Eva head out on an eagerly anticipated road trip, they bring along a video camera to record their journey... (83 mins.)
Director: Sevé Schelenz
“ Slow, atmospheric, but underwhelming. ” - flambard
 
12.
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
“ Interesting premise, but is very forgettable. ” - flambard
 
13.
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
“ Two or three genuine scares, but pretty daft otherwise. ” - flambard
 
14.
Europa Report (2013)
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An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon. (90 mins.)
“ Missed opportunity as it's too boring. ” - flambard
 
15.
Hollow (2011)
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On holiday in the English countryside, two young couples uncover an ancient evil. (91 mins.)
“ Bearable characters, but is not scary at all. ” - flambard
 
16.
The Warning (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
We were warned in an ancient Mayan prophecy that the 21st December 2012 would be the beginning of the end, but not how and where this new era would unveil itself. Until now. (78 mins.)
“ Watchable, but nothing to write home about. ” - flambard
 
17.
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.)
“ Worst found footage movie ever. Couldn't finish this one. ” - flambard
 
18.
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