Found footage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant found footage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense and weird films and TV shows about / with found footage, camera, danger, video camera, death, supernatural, brutality, deadly, blood and violence plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as found footage: The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007), As Above, So Below (2014), Cloverfield (2008), [Rec] (2007), Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018), Grave Encounters (2011), Commander (2012), V/H/S/2 (2013), Hell House LLC (2015), Noroi: The Curse (2005).

List of found footage movies

The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: macabre, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, serial killer, sadism, murder, maniac, psychopath, investigation, pedophilia, torture, violence, torment, suffering ...
Time: year 2001
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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As Above, So Below (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, dark, psychological, tense, philosophical ...
Plot: found footage, ancient mystery, archaeology, supernatural, treasure hunt, confined, survival, ghost, death, escapades, uncover truth, catacomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, iran
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 7.0
 374K
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, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, found footage, giant monster, survival horror, quarantine, survival, chaos, destruction, chaos and mayhem, fear, escape, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 166K
[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: teens, boys' night
Plot: found footage, trapped, videotaping, infected, quarantine, danger, zombie, plague, shooting, characters in danger, handheld camera, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
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Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An internet broadcaster recruits a handful of people for their 'experience the horror' show at Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, a place selected as one of the '7 freakiest places on the planet'. They are to explore the haunted ...
Style: scary, macabre, dark, suspenseful
Plot: found footage, mental institution, fear, ghosts, night, youth, friends, camera, haunted, crew, video camera, ghost ...
Place: south korea
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Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, deadly, mental institution, danger, maze, ghost hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
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 5.8
 57K
Commander (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, survival, danger, halloween, burglary, webcam, petty criminal, confined, deadly, drugs/alcohol, videotaping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: usa, arizona
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 6.0
 36K
V/H/S/2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, danger, missing person, deadly, zombie, gore, gory, murder, video cassette, cannibalism, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 10K
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, tense, suspenseful, brutal
Plot: found footage, investigation, dark secret, haunted house, abandoned hotel, hanging, house, group of friends, brutality, ghost, murder, mysterious death ...
Time: 2000s
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Noroi: The Curse (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."
Style: scary, tense, serious, disturbing, cinema verite ...
Plot: found footage, investigation, curse, disappearance, occult, dark secret, journalist, danger, demon, ghost, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan
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 6.5
 20K
Creep 2 (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After finding an ad online for “video work,” Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men, thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: found footage, serial killer, murder, obsession, female nudity, gory, survival, violence, brutality, danger, escapades, slasher ...
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 4.6
 23K
The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, pyramid, found footage, monster, archeological dig, archaeologist, danger, deadly creature, survival, confined, mythology, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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The Good Neighbor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two high school filmmakers decide to create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting neighbor.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: found footage, hidden camera, neighbor, court, poltergeist, revenge, lawyer, voyeur, prank, basement, twists & turns, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2014
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 5.3
 49K
Sinister 2 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: found footage, supernatural, haunted house, twins, family in danger, murder, investigation, ghost, brother brother relationship, burned alive, boogeyman, home movie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, norway
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 4.2
 2K
Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, stalking, danger, missing person, survival, isolation, murder, violence, group of friends, slasher, trap, mysterious death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 5K
Atrocious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Quintanilla family was found dead in their country side house. Police reported the existence of 37 hours of recorded evidence. The family traveled to their old farm house, where they investigated about the Legend of the Girl in the Garraf woods. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: found footage, supernatural, murder, danger, country house, family vacation, investigation, urban legend, haunted by the past, amateur detective, dark past, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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Unfriended: Dark Web (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: ​When a 20-something finds a cache of hidden files on his new laptop, he and his friends are unwittingly thrust into the depths of the dark web. They soon discover someone has been watching their every move and will go to unimaginable lengths to ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: webcam, skype, facebook, found footage, plot twist, hacking, characters killed one by one, cyberspace, threat, sign language, video chat, lesbian relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a mysterious blackout, a son goes out to investigate and captures footage of actual aliens. When the aliens follow he and his brothers back to their home all hell breaks lose.
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: found footage, alien abduction, alcohol abuse, conspiracy, spacecraft, alien, abduction, disappearance, ufo, power outage, gunshot, dead father ...
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Secret of Slenderman (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 64 min.
Story: After their bus broke down two friends, Sergey and Oksana, go into the woods, where they plan to reside in the cabin of Sergey's friend. Suddenly a monster starts to haunt them. A monster, which goes by the name of Slender Man...
Style: captivating, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, amateur film ...
Plot: found footage, forest, monster, missing person, ghost, lost in the woods, road trip, uncover truth, mystery, russian, home movie, garbage ...
Time: year 2013
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 11K
Willow Creek (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young couple ventures into the woods to capture footage of the elusive Bigfoot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: lost in the woods, found footage, camping, hiking, creature feature, sasquatch, camera, video camera, forest, cryptozoology, couples, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, apocalypse, found footage, chaos, zombie apocalypse, danger, cannibalism, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 7K
Hollow (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old monastery in a small, remote village in Suffolk, England has been haunted by a local legend for centuries. Left in ruin and shrouded by the mystery of a dark spirit that wills young couples to suicide, the place has been avoided for years, ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, danger, legends and myths, friendship, monastery, deadly, village, mystery, brutality, couple relations, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 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, danger, handheld camera, supernatural, survival, in the woods, fear, wilderness, panic, hysteria, hearing noises, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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Megan Is Missing (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, deathtrap, found footage, teenage girl, danger, perversity, internet, missing child, rape, camera, bullying, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 3.3
 238
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: found footage, forest, ouija board, paranormal phenomena, home movie, night, multiculturalism, filmmaker, young lovers, ouija, lost, video camera ...
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The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: found footage, wilderness, deadly creature, obsessive quest, danger, escapades, supernatural, mutant, deadly, experiment gone awry, frankenstein's monster, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 3.5
 607
Reel Evil (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Struggling filmmakers - Kennedy, Cory and James - finally catch the break they were looking for when they are hired to shoot a 'behind-the-scenes' documentary for a major studio production. But their dream job quickly turns into a ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: found footage, ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, hospital, escapades, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, doctor, filmmaker, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 67K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: cerebral, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, survival, found footage, astronaut, danger, lovecraftian, distant planet, inventions and discoveries, landing, alien ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, 1950s ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 114K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: 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: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: kids in trouble, siblings relations, danger, family relations, elderly, murder, parents and children, farm, grandfather granddaughter relationship, found footage, hide and seek, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 54K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, alien encounter, moon, space and aliens, expedition, space travel, nasa, heroic mission, deadly, danger, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2011, year 1970, year 1972 ...
Place: antarctica
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