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, serious, dark, light, scary and intense films and TV shows about / with handheld camera, danger, found footage, violence, video camera, death, murder, fear, looking at the camera and talking to the camera plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, Denmark and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as handheld camera: Paranormal Activity (2007), Hell House LLC (2015), Operation Avalanche (2016), The Last Broadcast (1998), Hollow Man II (2006), Brutal Massacre: A Comedy (2007), Mile 22 (2018), The Monster Project (2017), Archie's Final Project (2009), Blair Witch (2016).
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Hell House LLC (2015)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
93 min.
 6.4
Operation Avalanche (2016)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Canada, USA
94 min.
 6.0
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Mile 22 (2018)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
USA
94 min.
 6.1

List of handheld camera movies

Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of student film makers are creating "Project Marble Hornets" when the production is interrupted by a series of paranormal events in this tense and shocking horror.
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, scary, suspenseful
Plot: found footage, handheld camera, fear, pursuit, uncover truth, monster, danger, on the road, love triangle, hallucination
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, psychic, ghost, fear, danger, couples, paranormal activity, videotaping, desperation, invisibility, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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
Plot: found footage, halloween, mannequin, tv news, talking to the camera, cellar, bible, haunted house, handheld camera, house, darkness, clown ...
Time: 2000s
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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: light
Plot: found footage, cia agent, moon landing, conspiracy, car chase, nasa, cia, handheld camera, moon, russian spy, camera, danger ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, year 1965, year 1967
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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, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: live broadcast, camp, handheld camera, internet, winter, evidence, filmmaker, phone booth, snow, microphone, investigation, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, superhuman powers, on the run, held at gunpoint, police officer killed, crime scene, night vision, handheld camera, murder, mad scientist, invisibility, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, 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: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: handheld camera, threat, interview, hollywood, down on your luck, showbiz, sex, nude fight, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, parody, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.1
 33K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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: surprise ending, tragic ending
Plot: black ops, martial arts, top secret, handheld camera, cia, car chase, political corruption, betrayal, street shootout, security camera, commando raid, shot through a wall ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
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The Monster Project (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: surprise ending
Plot: vampire, demon, handheld camera, werewolf, human monster, female vampire, youtube, devil, drugs, blonde, argument, villain ...
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Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, social misfits, rock, introspection, high school, handheld camera, teenager, obsession, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.0
 35K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, scary, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, found footage, tent, river, lost in the woods, flashlight, campfire, tree, forest, camping, handheld camera, night ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
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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: serious, psychological, bleak, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: suburbs, losing-it hero, porn industry, handheld camera, pornography, filmmaker, escape, roommate, social misfits, human nature, innocence lost, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.2
 98K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, twist ending ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: kids in trouble, siblings relations, danger, elderly, family relations, parents and children, murder, farm, diaper, farmhouse, hide and seek, oven ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 7.6
 205K
End of Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: sincere, talky, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, friendship, latinos, gang war, policewoman, police sergeant, gunfight, crime, danger, arrest, shooting, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles, usa, california
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 7.0
 340K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, quarantine, chaos, giant monster, found footage, danger, survival horror, helicopter, skyscraper, escape, destruction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 4.2
 1K
Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, found footage, danger, slasher, deadly, survival, isolation, confined, off the road, house, darkness, night vision ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 3.2
 199
Tape_13 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Young lovers Ann and Gero are travelling through Europe when their car breaks down in the Eifel mountains. Vinzent and Franz invite them to spend a carefree weekend partying in a remote holiday cabin. But after a playful ‘séance’ their initial ...
Plot: ouija board, handheld camera, found footage, framed photograph, video camera, night, forest, looking at the camera, home movie, multiculturalism
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 4.7
 388
Encounters (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: November 18th 2011 a small Danish film crew disappeared in the woods of northern Sweden without a trace. One year later, their footage was leaked by a hacker group now known as Pandoras. This is the crew's unsettling and disturbing footage.
Style: light, dark
Plot: discussion, peril, scare, watching a video, fright, bush, hallway, backwoods, military base, cabin, desperation, syringe ...
Place: sweden
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 5.7
 65
End Roll (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Laura and Marta share a nice apartment. Laura, the youngest one, began to document their life in the house with her camera. Marta undergoes the continual jokes of the friend. One day Laura, poking too much her nose in the privacy of Marta, discovers ...
Plot: insult, lunch, staircase, shirt, individualism, digital camera, living room, smiling, neurosis, couch, opening a door, wrath ...
Place: rome italy
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 4.4
 296
RWD (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men went searching for ghosts, but they found themselves instead...
Style: light, surprise ending, dark
Plot: found footage, time travel, video camera, camera, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, handheld camera, handgun, shooting, past, switchblade, scare ...
Time: future
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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: light, dark
Plot: found footage, camera, video camera, handheld camera, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, evil force, myth, killings, obscurity, door, corridor ...
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 22K
Tangerine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get ...
Style: talky, dark humor, bleak, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexuality, lgbt, christmas eve, taxi, laundromat, taxi driver, prostitute, sex, hollywood, black lgbt, prostitution, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, california
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The Houses October Built (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a ...
Style: dark
Plot: road trip, halloween, mask, haunted house, clown, found footage, curse, fright, trip, handheld camera, map, camera ...
Place: texas
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In Darkness We Fall (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Group of Spanish friends on the tropical island holiday of a lifetime. Discovering a secret cave adds adventure. They enthusiastically go underground with their camera, but soon become hopelessly lost. Nail-biting tension in the tradition of recent ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, isolation, confined, danger, friends, off the road, handheld camera, cave, claustrophobia, eating human flesh, dehydration, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, sacrifice, insanity, transformation, mental illness, kidnapping, hospital, demons, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, mine
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 378K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, marines, sniper, gulf war, bomb, army, explosion, iraq war, tough heroes, war, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, in the woods, legend, survival, supernatural, danger, mystery, friends, mysterious place, wilderness, videotaping, panic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1994
Place: maryland, usa
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 20K
9 Songs (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall - London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: erection, strong sexual content, sexual relations, couple relations, looking for sex, love affair, lust, youth, love and romance, sex, couples, fondling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, england, london, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 148K
[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, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: plague, deadly creature, infected, isolation, cannibalism, paranoia, shooting, supernatural, obsession, violence spree, confined, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 5K
The Dirties (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The line between reality and fiction starts to blur when two best friends start making a movie about getting revenge on bullies.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, disturbing, humorous
Plot: vengeance, best friend, bully, high school, corridor, rebellion, solitude, estrangement, anxiety, revenge, video camera, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa
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