The Blair Witch Project
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Connect with IMDb

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2000

1-20 of 115 items from 2015   « Prev | Next »

John Carpenter’s Halloween to Haunt Theaters on October 29th

30 September 2015 11:27 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The folks at Fathom Events are making sure "everyone's entitled to one good scare" this October, as they have announced the theatrical return of John Carpenter’s Halloween for one night only on Thursday, October 29th:

Press Release: Denver -- The horror classic “John Carpenter’s Original Halloween” (1978) is returning to the big screen for a special one-night event on Thursday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. local time. Fathom Events, in partnership with SpectiCast, will present this fan favorite in its entirety with an exclusive introduction by John Carpenter, providing insights on “Halloween” and how it has forever changed the horror genre in Hollywood.

Tickets for “John Carpenter’s Original Halloween” can be purchased online by visiting, or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a »

- Derek Anderson

Permalink | Report a problem

‘Halloween’ Returning to Theaters for One Night Only

30 September 2015 10:03 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The horror classic “Halloween” is coming to more than 220 movie theaters around America for one night leading into Halloween weekend, 37 years after the low-budget tale of teenage terror captivated audiences.

Tickets went on sale Wednesday, Sept. 30 for the event, which includes a special introduction of the film by writer and director John Carpenter. Screenings begin at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 — two days before Halloween.

Halloween” told the story of Michael Myers, a six-year-old who brutally murders his sister on a cold Halloween night in 1963. After 15 years in a mental hospital, he returns to his sleepy hometown of Haddonfield, Ill., with a plan for more bloodshed. Michael (played by Nick Castle and Tony Moran) stalks Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis, in her big screen debut) and her friends as they babysit. Donald Pleasance plays the psychiatrist, Dr. Sam Loomis.

The 1978 film debuted Oct. 25, 1978 in Kansas City and slowly spread to theaters across the U. »

- James Rainey

Permalink | Report a problem

Raindance Film Festival Looks to Bridge British, Mexican Film Industries

23 September 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London’s Raindance Film Festival has spent the past 23 years focusing on emerging filmmakers and championing independent cinema. It has brought pics such as “The Blair Witch Project” and “Pulp Fiction” to U.K. auds while recognizing the talent of helmers such as Trey Parker and Nicolas Winding Refn early in their careers. And while this year, the heartbeat of Europe’s largest indie fest will remain the same, the latest edition, which unspools Sept. 23 in London, will unveil a raft of fresh offerings for new and loyal Raindance attendees alike.

More than 100 film features are set to screen during the 12-day extravaganza, 30% of which are world premieres and roughly 60% of which are European premieres. The fest will open with the world preem of U.S. spy thriller “Newcomer,” toplining James Floyd (British Independent Film Award winner) and Anthony Lapaglia, and will also play host to the world preem of »

- Diana Lodderhose

Permalink | Report a problem

How Jason Blum Plans to Upend Film Distribution With ‘Green Inferno,’ ‘Delirium’ (Exclusive)

17 September 2015 10:02 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Most movies are either given massive theatrical launches or they are relegated to on-demand and DVD.

But Jason Blum, the producer of micro-budget hits like “The Purge” and “Sinister,” believes there’s a third way. His Blumhouse Productions will tweak traditional distribution patterns and marketing strategies with three upcoming horror releases, the first of which will be Eli Roth’s cannibal film “Green Inferno.”

“We’re trying to take advantage of the continuing evolution of marketing and distribution options within the horror genre,” said John Hegeman, the marketing and distribution veteran who is overseeing the release. “We believe there’s a middle ground that focuses on a more controlled theatrical release driven by digital and social engagement with a specific and identifiable audience.”

When “Green Inferno” debuts next week, it will roll out over approximately 1,500 targeted theaters, roughly half of the number of venues used in a standard wide release. »

- Brent Lang

Permalink | Report a problem

10 Worst Horror Films Of All Time

14 September 2015 3:27 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


Anyone who thinks all bad movies are a laugh riot would be cured if locked in a cinema during a triple bill of Track Of The Moon Beast, Octaman and Tales From The Crapper. Movies that are enjoyably bad are a rare commodity (if not a dying breed), but the amount of joyless and oppressive films stretches to the moon and back.

You could, for instance, find yourself watching The Creeping Terror, surely the only movie where a killer carpet from space terrorizes a community by devouring folk singers and bikinied starlets. If that description sounds like fun, be aware that the director lost the soundtrack in post-production and brought in a local newsreader to narrate the picture, turning a cheap and messy film into a thoroughly unwatchable one.

Or how about Dark Harvest 2: The Maize, which critic Michael Adams said was “for people who thought The Blair Witch Project »

- Ian Watson

Permalink | Report a problem

Review: M. Night Shyamalan Makes A Comeback With Found-Footage Horror 'The Visit'

10 September 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

After a series of work-for-hire gigs devoid of the auteurist touches that initially made him a cinematic phenomenon, M. Night Shyamalan, with “The Visit,” rediscovers his mojo and delivers his best effort in years. Moreover, he does so by turning to, of all things, that most tiresome of subgenres: the found-footage horror film. In theory, it’s hardly a natural fit, as Shyamalan’s most acclaimed films were marked by long takes, methodical camerawork, and a deathly pallor — stylistic signatures far removed from the jittery camcorder visuals of “The Blair Witch Project” and its ilk. And yet with his latest, the “The 6th Sense” and “Signs” director proves adept at wielding such aesthetics to creative, unsettling ends, all for a story about a 15-year-old girl and her younger brother going to stay with their mother’s estranged parents for the first time. For aspiring filmmaker Becca (Olivia De Jonge), that »

- Nick Schager

Permalink | Report a problem

Zack Snyder Talks Spielberg, American Mythology And Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

10 September 2015 4:55 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

We are now just six months away from the release of the highly anticipated DC movie, Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, and things are heating up in the Warner Bros. publicity department.

While it may not quite be the final countdown, now is the time that the giant marketing machine will begin to partner up with previously scheduled events, such as the Superbowl, for example. The studio is working with a popular snack brand to run a competition that will give a fledgling filmmaker the chance to work alongside director Zack Snyder on a future DC project. The good news for those that are not fledgling filmmakers, is that Snyder has been talking to the press to publicize the venture, leading to some interesting comments being made in an interview with Yahoo.

Firstly, on the subject of superhero movies in general, Zack Snyder briefly discussed the recent comment made »

- Sarah Myles

Permalink | Report a problem

Thorpe Park's Fright Nights are back with a brand new Big Top Carnival maze

9 September 2015 5:24 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Get ready to be terrified as Thorpe Park is bringing back its Fright Nights for a 14th year next month.

The annual celebration of all things horror and Halloween will return from October 9 to November 1, including a brand new Big Top Carnival maze.

Digital Spy was scared witless by the event last year, so expect 2015 to be even more disgusting.

The Big Top will feature an array of sordid characters including adult babies, clowns and mime artists as they creep you out while trying to work your way through the dank corridors.

Other experiences will include a Fortune Teller's Wagon, a mirror maze with clowns, a creepy fun house, a torture chamber and a circus 'scare room'. If that doesn't put hair on your lips, nothing will.

Returning this year are the mazes dedicated to horror classics The Blair Witch Project, My Bloody Valentine, The Cabin in the Woods and Saw. »

Permalink | Report a problem

Beyond Fright Review: 6 Years

31 August 2015 7:04 AM, PDT | | See recent Icons of Fright news »

There’s somewhat of a youthful arrogance when you’re in your first long-term relationship. That naive “We’ll always be together” mentality that comes along with being with someone since you were a teenage has always made for good storytelling, and Hannah Fidell’s 6 Years captures just that, the moment when that long-term, only thinking of each other kind of youthful relationship begins to compete with the ambitions and temptations of being a grown adult.

Telling the story of Don (Ben Rosenfield, A Most Violent Year) and Melanie (American Horror Story‘s Taissa Farmiga), a couple in their early 20’s, one that has been a dating unit since their teens. While Melanie is on her way to becoming a teacher, Don interns at a record label, and dreams of being a part of that full time. They go to parties together, know and love each other’s families, and in spite of their friends, »

- Jerry Smith

Permalink | Report a problem

10 Great Movies Coming To Amazon Prime In September

27 August 2015 6:45 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Every month, the major streaming content providers engage in a natural cycle of renewal. For every title that.s removed from their extensive library of offerings, another few take its place. With September quickly approaching, Amazon has announced their slate of films that will be popping up in the Amazon Prime streaming queue throughout various points in the next few weeks . and we have 10 of the best viewing options you.ll have to choose from. So keep your eyes peeled, as the following films are going to drop at some point in the month ahead. The Blair Witch Project Before viral marketing became one of the leading tactics to market a film, The Blair Witch Project scared the hell out of audiences by convincing most of them that the film was about a real missing person.s case. Even after the mystery was revealed to be nothing but a really »

Permalink | Report a problem

Quiz: The Great Outdoors on Film

25 August 2015 9:18 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

One of the main reasons we go to the movies is to be transported to another world. This might mean a literal different planet, or it might be some dangerous wilderness. While we love our space movies, we have a soft spot in our hearts for movies exploring Earth’s own extreme terrains.

This week sees the release of A Walk in the Woods, a film about a man who returns to the Us and decides to hike the Appalachian Trail to reconnect to his roots. Starring Robert Redford as a man intent on hiking the lengthy Georgia to Maine trek, A Walk in the Woods looks like a promising movie for the outdoor enthusiast. Nick Nolte, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman and Emma Thompson also star.

Luckily for us, there’s no shortage of films celebrating the great outdoors. Hiking, climbing, you name it – if it can be done outside, »

- Amanda Wood

Permalink | Report a problem

Top 5 TV: Hello, 'Fear the Walking Dead,' Goodbye 'Aqua Teen Hunger Force'

24 August 2015 8:38 AM, PDT | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Last night, Adult Swim's longest-running series aired its final episode, just a few hours after the debut of a show inspired by cable's most popular drama. That's how it's been with television this year: Each "welcome" alternates with yet another "we'll be seeing ya" ride off into the sunset. We barely have time to process our feelings about the departure of an old friend before we have to meet the new neighbors.

So in this installment of Rolling Stone's weekly appreciation of TV's best and most-talked-about, we'll be saying some more hellos, »

Permalink | Report a problem

Movie Review – In The Dark (2015)

21 August 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In The Dark, 2015.

Written and Directed by David Spaltro.

Starring Grace Folsom, Lynn Justinger, Fiona Horrigan, Catherine Cobb Ryan and Kayla Leasure.


A skeptical grad student and a renowned paranormal specialist investigate a potentially haunted home and the troubled woman inside whose affliction may be beyond the capacity of either of them.

While the best of horror is held in high esteem, the genre is often disregarded as the black sheep of Hollywood. For every Halloween or The Shining, there are countless Vampire Hookers and Killer Klowns from Outer Space… these are real movies by the way and no, that wasn’t a typo.

Aside from cult classics such as The Blair Witch Project, indie horror doesn’t hold the best track record, which is why it’s surprising that director David Spaltro chose to tackle the genre for his third feature, following the indie dramas Things I Don’t Understand and …Around. »

- David Opie

Permalink | Report a problem

The Witch: Check Out The Trailer For 2015’s Scariest Horror Film

20 August 2015 4:57 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


Supernatural horror The Witch debuted back in January at Sundance and made quite an impression. The result was rapturous, with a slew of Babadook-esque critical praises, and even a Best Director gong for debuting film-maker Robert Eggers. Check out the trailer below.

Witches are incredibly disturbing, more so than most things that go bump in the night. I can’t even put my finger on why that is, but every well-executed iteration, from Roald Dahl’s The Witches to 1999’s The Blair Witch Project, leaves me a shivering wreck. That’s probably why this trailer grabbed my attention.

Eggers’ film looks like a blend of the aforementioned fellow Sundance success, and Arthur Miller’s famed stage-play The Crucible, as a small community of 16th century settlers are plagued by a monster in the woods. Like The Village, but actually frightening.

The trailer’s sound design jars, the visuals are »

- Daniel Kelly

Permalink | Report a problem

Sundance Winner 'The Witch' Unleashes Terror on a Puritan Family (Trailer)

19 August 2015 11:26 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

The best film I saw at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival was Robert Eggers' "The Witch," a super-stylish, super-scary, witchy brew of madness that bears the mark of a seasoned auteur. Now that the film has been shuffled to early 2016 release (boo) from A24, "The Witch" also has a new trailer (below). Painterly images, ye-olde English, oozing ominous portent and pitch-perfect period detail drive chilling "The Witch," tale of a family of 17th-century New England settlers pushed to hysteria and violence by the malevolent, titular force nesting in the woods. Anya-Taylor Joy gives a breakout performance as the teenaged daughter of puritan parents, played by the brutally committed Kate Dickie and Ralph Ineson. This is the most exciting and important (and not to mention genuinely horrifying) American horror film since "The Blair Witch Project" blew up Sundance in 1999. Read More: 5 Films That Influence 'The Witch,' Sundance's Scariest Horror. »

- Ryan Lattanzio

Permalink | Report a problem

What's New to Amazon Prime and Instant Video in September 2015

19 August 2015 5:15 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

September is coming -- and that means back to school, back to autumn leaves, and back to TV season. Huzzah! Amazon just released its list of September titles available for streaming on Prime and for rental or purchase on Amazon Instant Video. (If you missed the August titles, here they are.) They're offering tons of new episodes from the Fall 2015 TV season, and several recent blockbuster movies like "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (plus bonus features), "Pitch Perfect 2," and "Cinderella."

Check out all the September additions below.

New in September - Available for Streaming on Prime


Hand of God

Season 1



Season 4



Little Giants


Maya the Bee


Private Parts


Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows


The Blair Witch Project


Desperately Seeking Susan


Hannah and Her Sisters


Killer Klowns From Outer Space


Lord of Illusions




The Crucible (1996)


The Swan Princess (1994)


Hannibal Rising (2007)


Anywhere But Here


Stuart Little


Dear White People »

- Gina Carbone

Permalink | Report a problem

Round-Up: Para Elisa and Honeyspider DVDs, Howl-o-scream 2015, Cop Car Blu-ray / DVD

14 August 2015 8:22 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Spanish horror film Para Elisa (For Elisa) will arrive on DVD and VOD on September 1st. But, the DVD-palooza doesn't stop there. Also in this round-up: Honeyspider and Cop Car DVD release details and Howl-o-Scream 2015 details.

Para Elisa: Press Release: "A job at a magnificent house owned by a famous musician seems too good to be true – and it is – in the tension-filled horror film Para Elisa. The acclaimed new Spanish film comes to DVD and VOD on September 1, 2015, from Dark Sky Films.

Desperate for some post-graduation cash, party girl Ana (Ona CasamiquelaEva) answers a babysitting ad. She arrives for an interview at the elegant home of Diamantina (Luisa Gavasa, Flesh Memories), a former child prodigy pianist who is now an eccentric old woman who collects antique toys and dolls. Ana is disturbed by Diamantina’s odd behavior and horrified to discover that her child, Elisa (Ana Turpin, »

- Tamika Jones

Permalink | Report a problem

Interview with Shane Ryan about Snuff: The Anthology, which is now accepting submissions

4 August 2015 11:28 PM, PDT | MoreHorror | See recent MoreHorror news »

By Jonathan Weichsel

Mad Sin Cinema and LostWitch Releasing are now accepting submissions for Snuff: The Anthology. From Shane Ryan, creator of the Amateur Porn Star Killer Trilogy, Snuff will bring to you the finest faux rape and murder scenes from around the globe. "The best part for the filmmakers," says Ryan, "is that we've worked out a deal so that even films not accepted into the anthology will get released on VHS and/or DVD through LostWitch Releasing (in talks with more VHS/DVD companies as well). It's win-win for everybody."

I sat down and asked Shane Ryan a few brief questions about the project.

Jw: Hey Shane, I thought up a few questions that I would want answered if I were submitting to Snuff: The Anthology. Are you ready?

Sr: Yes.

Jw: To be honest, I'm a little confused by what you are looking for. What »

- admin

Permalink | Report a problem

Atlanta News Roundup: July 27, 2015

27 July 2015 6:09 AM, PDT | | See recent Backstage news »

“Edwin Drood” comes to Atlanta; a horror homage plays at the Plaza Theatre; and a film about an autistic teen on his first date wins Best Film at the Disability Film Challenge. It’s this week’s Atlanta News Roundup. “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” Now at Stage Door PlayersCharles Dickens’ famously unfinished novel, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” is running at the Stage Door Players through August 2. Books and music were written by Rupert “The Piña Colada Song” Holmes, who won five Tonys for his production in 1985, including Best Musical (when it was known simply as “Drood”). Tickets are available here though they’re selling out quickly. “Solitude” Has Many MastersThough it’s not yet Halloween, two filmmakers—one who is from Atlanta—have paid homage to the suspense masters and slash-meisters of the past with “Solitude,” a horror film that includes shooting styles that reflect the different filmmaking eras, »

Permalink | Report a problem

Horror movies: how big has their impact really been?

23 July 2015 8:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Have you ever stopped to consider the level of impact horror movies have on our society?

I’m not talking about theories where horror movies turn people into killers or whatever. I’m talking about how horror movies have impacted what we wear, the shows we watch on TV, the music we listen to and even the games we play.

If you’ve not, let me tell you this — the impact is pretty vast.

It has quite literally made its presence known in every other aspect of consumerist life. If you’re a horror movie buff, like me, then you’re bound to find it interesting to see an overview of how and where it’s done this. So let me quench that interest. Here’s an overview of how horror movies have impacted, well, everything.


Think back to your favourite thriller. It had an iconic sound to it, »

- Gary Collinson

Permalink | Report a problem

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2000

1-20 of 115 items from 2015   « Prev | Next », Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners