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2.9
4,726 Ratings

The Blair Witch Project

United States, 1999
Horror, Mystery

Synopsis

Found video footage tells the tale of three film students who traveled to a small town to collect documentary footage about the Blair Witch, a legendary local murderer. The project takes a frightening turn when they lose their way in the woods and begin hearing horrific noises.

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The Blair Witch Project Directed by Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez
You don’t need gimmicks or marketing campaigns to appreciate the elegance of The Blair Witch Project’s final seconds. It’s just a man standing in the corner of a room—no effects, no twists, no sudden jolt of surprise. And yet through all the nonsense that surrounds the film’s reputation it endures for what it is: a moment of genuine terror.
February 22, 2016
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The Blair Witch Project is one of the goriest movies ever made: It’s 81 minutes of nerves being slowly shredded before your eyes… The woods here are just a big, empty room, and the screaming, bickering, and blame-tossing isn’t a grating distraction from the main story. It is the main story.
October 28, 2014
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…This still disturbing, nigh essential work of horror deserves so much more than a sniff of nostalgic recognition… There’s enough richness in the conception itself to potentially carry the film, but Myrick and Sanchez’s low-budget innovation and visual approach is clearly what made Blair Witch such a phenomenon.
October 25, 2013
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