Handheld camera movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant handheld camera movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary, psychotronic, bleak and tense films and TV shows about / with handheld camera, found footage, death, camera, murder, violence, danger, supernatural, talking to the camera and fear plots mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
handheld camera
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handheld camera movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as handheld camera: The Monster Project (2017), The Last Broadcast (1998), Paranormal Activity (2007), Evidence (2012), [Rec] (2007), Hell House LLC (2015), Against The Night (2017), Butterfly Kisses (2018), Paranormal Parody (2011), Raakavedos (2016).

List of handheld camera movies

The Monster Project (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When aspiring horror filmmakers post an online casting call looking for "real life" monsters to interview for their upcoming documentary called, The Monster Project, they find three individuals claiming to be a skin-walker, a vampire, and ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: werewolf, vampire, demon, supernatural, monster, demonic possession, cabin in the woods, filmmaking, group of friends, transformation, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, female monster ...
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The Last Broadcast (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, only one of the trio emerges. He becomes the prime suspect ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: murder, filmmaker, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, satellite, amateur detective, mysterious character, mystery, obsessive quest, filmmaking, evidence ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, fear, ghost, supernatural, panic, paranormal activity, videotaping, evil force, couples, desperation, family, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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 5.0
 5K
Evidence (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ryan is making a documentary on his friend, Brett, about camping for the first time. However, once they begin camping, they discover that there is a mysterious figure that is hunting them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, no music
Plot: found footage, forest, survival, supernatural, panic, wilderness, hysteria, fear, missing person, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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 7.4
 174K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: found footage, trapped, videotaping, quarantine, zombie, plague, characters in danger, infected, chaos, escapades, deadly creature, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, usa, europe
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 6.4
 13K
Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark, suspenseful, tense, brutal
Plot: found footage, dark secret, investigation, abandoned hotel, hanging, mysterious death, house, basement, brutality, halloween, tragic event, haunted house ...
Time: 2000s
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Against The Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends sneak into an abandoned prison with the intention of making a ghost hunting video, until they start to go missing one by one.
Style: bleak, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: abandoned building, trapped in a building, mystery, prison visit, paranormal phenomena, night vision, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ghost hunter, ghost, legend, swat team, sex scene ...
Place: philadelphia
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Butterfly Kisses (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A filmmaker discovers a box of video tapes depicting two students' disturbing film project featuring a local horror legend, The Peeping Tom. As he sets out to prove this story is real and release it as a work of his own, he loses himself and ...
Style: mystical, suspense, mysterious, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: found footage, paranormal investigation, paranormal phenomena, missing person, urban legend, supernatural horror, supernatural, mysticism, supernatural power, mysterious event, mystery, filmmaker ...
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Paranormal Parody (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: After a young couple moves into a new house, they start to experience some strange events, that just might be demonic. So they decide to videotape the whole thing. Sound familiar? At least this time the demon has a sense of humor.
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, sexual humor, clumsiness, movie theatre, found footage, house, handheld camera, time lapse photography, auditorium, camera, laughter, bedroom ...
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 5.7
 34
Raakavedos (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A film maker travels to explore an abandoned secluded youth home "Pohjola Manor" located in Northern Finland surrounded by ghost stories.
Style: psychotronic, dark, suspense, bleak
Plot: investigation, dark secret, revelation, abandoned building, evil, secret, mystery killer, mysterious man, basement, night, violence, fear ...
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 5.6
 3K
Man Vs. (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As host of his own hit TV series, 'MAN VS', Doug Woods is forced to fend for himself for five days in remote locations with no crew, food, or water, only the cameras he carries on his back to film his experiences. Doug's in the remote ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, alien, evil alien, predator, producer, wilderness, forest, monster, isolation, deadly creature, stalking, fear ...
Place: canada
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Operation Avalanche (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: conspiracy, moon landing, nasa, found footage, spy, mission, stalking, secret agents, mysterious man, secret mission, deception, lie ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, year 1968, year 1967
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Hollow Man II (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of scientist, Dr. Devin Villiers, Det. Frank Turner and his partner are assigned to protect Villiers' colleague, who revealed that a veteran soldier was subjected to an experiment with the objective of creating the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invisibility, superhuman powers, murder, police officer killed, night vision, on the run, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, serial killer, manhunt, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, seattle, pentagon
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Brutal Massacre: A Comedy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry Penderecki, a once heralded horror auteur, finds himself on the outside looking in at Hollywood. He hasn't had a hit film in years, and most in the industry, including his close friends, think he's washed up. Harry is given one last ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, slasher, offbeat ...
Plot: threat, filmmaking, down on your luck, showbiz, one last chance, money, old dark house, director, audition, actor, sarcasm, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.0
 44K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lost in the woods, forest, supernatural, found footage, death, missing person, friendship, tree, chase, violence, hostage, fear ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
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The Witch Files (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A coven of young women with incredible powers and difficult pasts discovers that they are able to make their every wish come true. Things, however, take a dangerous turn when they discover that their newly-found abilities come with a price and that ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, witchcraft, high school, coven, friendship, supernatural power, supernatural, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, strong female presence, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 76K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, secret agents, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, computer cracker, machismo, bravery, terrorist group, investigation ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, asia
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Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, media, obsession, teenage love, hopes, high school, filmmaking, love and romance, introspection, high school life, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Hole in My Heart (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a decript apartment, a young man watches as his father and a friend shoot an amateur porn film. Issues of morality, reality TV and friendship are explored.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, bleak, avant garde ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsession, social decay, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, isolation, riddles and clues, sexual abuse, human nature, teenage life, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe
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One Dark Night (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A strange man named Karl Rhamarevich dies shortly after discovering a way to become even more powerful in death through telekinesis. On the night of his burial in a crypt, Julie is to spend the night there as part of an initiation rite, supervised ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mind control, reanimation, mausoleum, survival, supernatural ability, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, zombie, prank, high school ...
Time: 80s
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Happy New Year (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gangster (Lino Ventura) with his accomplice (Charles GĂ©rard), prepares to take part in the "first psychological hold-up in the history of crime". Next door to the jewellers of Van Cleef & Arpels, on the Croisette, in Cannes, the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, clever, humorous ...
Plot: heist, new year, jewelry, bittersweet, lovers reunited, cons and scams, couples, dealer, unlikely couple, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1968, year 1971, year 1967 ...
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
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 7.1
 1K
Play (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, Max was 13 when he was offered his first camera. For 25 years he will not stop filming. The bunch of friends, the loves, the successes, the failures. From the 90s to the 2010s, it is the portrait of a whole generation that is emerging ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, sincere
Plot: found footage, practical joke, group of friends, wedding party, friendship, party, nostalgia, love, new year, christmas, flashback sequence, life ...
Time: year 2008, year 1998, 2010s, year 2000, year 1993 ...
Place: paris france, barcelona
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 7.1
 95
Fate (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The paths of people from various countries cross during the course of one night. They speak different languages, but they are fatefully bound together by the solitary quest for happiness and deliverance. Sloping paths are all that's left for ...
Style: apocalyptic, sad
Plot: devastation, hopes, transgression, contempt, rape, misunderstanding, hapless, misery, cynicism, brutality, nihilism, homelessness ...
Place: germany
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 4.4
 224
Alien Valley (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of a reality T.V. crew of paranormal researchers who journey to Colorado's San Luis Valley in order to investigate the unexplained phenomena of cattle mutilations. Over the course of their three day investigation they find much more ...
Style: psychotronic, dark, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: fear, friend, death, murder, group of friends, investigation, violence, obscurity, mysterious event, found footage, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation ...
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 6.1
 1K
Leaving D.C. (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After 20 years of living in Washington, D.C., Mark Klein seeks much-needed solace by moving to the remote wilds of West Virginia. To ease his loneliness, he sends regular video updates to members of his OCD-support group back in the city. But Mark ...
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, computer, house, forest, mysterious event, support group, obsessive compulsive disorder, countryside, rain, death, driving, night vision ...
Place: west virginia
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Waldo the Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A guilt and shame ridden mentally unstable young man wears a dog mask in order to cope.
Style: dark, romantic, witty, humorous, bleak
Audience: chick flick
Plot: revenge, mental illness, obsession, fear, mystery, rage, guilt, lie, murder, loner, party, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san diego california, usa
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 2.5
 150
The Dark Area (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Five friends get lost in the woods. Soon one by one gets killed by a mysterious person...
Style: surprise ending, slasher, suspense
Plot: found footage, forest, murder, night, teenager, lost in the woods, mass hysteria, camera, handheld camera, screaming
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The Museum Project (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A group of students decide to base their media assignment on a local railway museum myth. However, when they trespass the premises after hours, they soon learn that some myths are more than stories.
Style: psychotronic, dark, scary, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: paranormal, evil spirit, ghost, paranormal phenomena, evil being, violence, darkness, killings, evil, evil force, panic, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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Bayou Horror Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A paranormal investigator travels to the South to research a series of deaths connected to a supernatural curse haunting an old Louisiana family.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, scary, cinema verite
Plot: supernatural power, murder, supernatural, paranormal, violence, occult, haunted house, death, paranormal phenomena, rescue, demon hunter, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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 7.3
 4K
Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, vietnam war, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, vandalism, hippie, national guard, political protest, democratic party, historical event, political activism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, west virginia, illinois ...
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