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Blair Witch (2016)

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After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his vanished sister Heather, James and a group of friends head to the forest believed to be inhabited by the Blair Witch.

Director:

Adam Wingard

Writer:

Simon Barrett
3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
James Allen McCune ... James
Callie Hernandez ... Lisa Arlington
Corbin Reid ... Ashley
Brandon Scott ... Peter
Wes Robinson ... Lane
Valorie Curry ... Talia
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After unearthing a DV tape containing intriguing raw footage in Burkittsville's Black Hills Forest, Lane and Talia upload the video on YouTube. Then, James stumbles upon the video, and--believing that he saw an image of his missing sister, Heather, who disappeared in 1994 in the same woods while investigating the legend of the Blair Witch--he assembles a team of friends in search of answers. Convinced that she is still alive, he heads into the gloomy forest accompanied by his friend Peter; Peter's girlfriend, Ashley; the film student, Lisa, and the pair of uploaders, only to go astray in the heart of a green maze. Now, more and more, as James and his team find themselves trapped in the epicentre of the evil activity, the blood-curdling legend of the wicked sorceress seems real. Can they escape from the wrath of the demonic Blair Witch? Written by Nick Riganas

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, terror and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Casting was a challenge, due to the highly secretive nature of the films creation. The filmmakers are quoted as saying that the actors had "no idea what they were auditioning for." See more »

Goofs

At the 35:24 Mark. James is viewed in a close up. The angle cuts to the reverse angle showing Lisa holding the camera filming him. But James whose POV is where the camera on Lisa is placed is not holding another camera, nor in the next few seconds are any of the other characters holding cameras. See more »

Quotes

James: Heather? Is that you?
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Connections

Featured in Cinematic Excrement: Found Footage (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Pagan Dance Move
Written and Performed by Arnaud Rebotini
Courtesy of Blackstrobe Records
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Decent enough
2 October 2016 | by sm_ouchSee all my reviews

A lot of hate for this movie, its not really that bad. Yeah most people are right, there are a lot of jump scares which are annoying, and a lot of the suspense of the first movie has been replaced by loud banging noises, but still, I found it fairly enjoyable. Plenty of suspense, and plenty of scenes where I was shaking my head, thinking "dont go in there" or "dont do that" with uncomfortable laughs followed. All up, if you liked The Blair Witch then you will like this one as well, if you hated the Blair Witch, then there is no point seeing this movie.(which baffled me in a lot of reviews, people saying they hated the first one and then hated this one???? Why would you bother, of course you wont like this one)


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Woods See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,576,057, 18 September 2016

Gross USA:

$20,777,061

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,173,154
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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