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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.

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Adam Wingard

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Simon Barrett
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Cast

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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Storyline

Near Burkittsville, in the Black Hills Forest, on the root of a lightning-struck tree, the couple of Lane and Talia find a DV tape sticking out of the ground. The content of the found tape is mostly footage of static, however, near the end, there is also an intriguing small part where someone is trying to escape from something that is after him, screaming and running in an abandoned house. After accidentally stumbling across the uploaded footage, James, believing that this is his final chance to put an end once and for all in the unresolved mystery of his sister's Heather disappearance, some twenty years ago in the same woods, he assembles a team of friends in search of answers. Sooner or later, the team will go astray in the heart of a green maze that is riddled with the chilling legend of Elly Kedward, the Blair Witch who relentlessly keeps messing with their sanity, gradually taking them down, one by one. Eventually, James will find himself in the epicentre of the evil activity, ... Written by Nick Riganas

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There's something evil hiding in the woods. See more »

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

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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, 16 September 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,777,061

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,172,994
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In order to make this sequel as surprising as possible, filming was done in complete secrecy in Vancouver, as opposed to Patapsco State Park where the original was shot. The film was originally promoted under the faux-title "The Woods". The first trailer was then shown at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con, revealing it as the third "Blair Witch" film, a mere two months prior to the premiere. See more »

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When they first test-launch their DJI Phantom quadcopter drone around 7 Minutes into the movie, the shadow it casts and that is visible in the on-board-footage is by a much bigger hexacopter. See more »

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James: Heather? Is that you?
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Even Drunk at 3am, this movie sucks!
4 February 2017 | by publisher-35See all my reviews

Watching the new version of Blair Witch. . . . . major YAWN. . The build up of the original setup the scare for the rest of the movie. . YAWN again. This movie has no build up and is comprised of "scares" derived from AHS "Roanoke"and adds a touch of 80's horrors like Nightmare on Elm Street or Hallowe'en or Friday 13th by adding college-age hotties making out in tents. . YAWN again . . . and none of that is even done well. If you're looking for a good scare with less than great-action. . . I'd still suggest you. . . . YAWN again SKIP THIS MOVIE! Or don't but please, please, don't pay to see this. It's drivel for the sake of drivel and does not even come close to the original. It comes off like a college-thesis-remake movie and I can't believe any major movie company PAID to have this crap made. The sound effects are dead-awful, including some really bad two-way radio static that was louder than any of the voices "communicated." This movie was bad on all levels from sound to cinematography. If there is a REAL Blair Witch, let's hope she "takes care of" anyone associated with this waste of time!


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