Found Footage Movie Series
The found footage genre consists of hundreds of feature films, shorts, and web series. Among the feature films are a sizable number of found footage film franchises. Some of these franchise such as Paranormal Activity and V/H/S are already in popular culture. Did you know there are over twenty found footage film franchises? We took on all of the heavy-lifting and grouped all of the found footage franchises! We made it easy for you to find not only the popular films, but also those hidden gems that you may have never heard of.
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August Underground Series The August Underground series is among the most graphically explicit films within the found footage genre. The series is historically significant as the film help popularize the cinematic technique of creating a feature film with the look and feel of a severely degraded VHS tape home movie. Reviews August Underground (2001) – Written Review Click here to visit the movie franchise page!
Bad Ben Series The Bad Ben series is a found footage film series that was written and directed by Nigel Bach, who also stars in the first installment. The films follow the owners of a house haunted by an evil spirit. In the first film, Bad Ben (2016), a man (Nigel Bach) visits his new house, which he purchased site unseen in a sheriff’s sale. Little does he know that he purchased more than he bargained for. The second film, Steelmanville Road: A Bad Ben Prequel (2017), presents footage of ...[Read More]
Blair Witch Series The Blair Witch Series is considered the defining films within the found footage Genre. The Blair Witch Project (1999), created, written, and directed by Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick is considered by many as the film that propelled found footage into popular culture. This is also the first film to use the Internet as the primary means of marketing a feature film. Reviews The Blair Witch Project (1999) – Written Review The Blair Witch Project (1999) – Podcast &...[Read More]
Creep Series The Creep series is a found footage trilogy produced by Blumhouse Productions. The series is a trilogy is about a man who is not at all what he appears to be. The first film in the series was released in 2014 and the remaining two films are in various stages of production. Reviews Creep (2014) – Written Review Creep (2014) – Podcast Review Click here to visit the movie franchise page!
Grave Encounters Series The Grave Encounters series is about a ghost hunting reality show. The first film, the production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that’s supposedly haunted. The sequel follows a film student who is obsessed with the first film and sets out with his friend to visit the same abandoned mental hospital depicted in the original film. Both films are written by Stuart Ortiz and Colin Minihan, also known as “The Vicious Brothers.” Revie...[Read More]
Head Case Series The Head Case series consists of four found footage films surrounding the serial killer Wayne Montgomery, who committed 41 murders between 1970 and 2007. Each film consists of recovered footage recounting the history of the ruthless killer. The series was made in the United States and written and directed by Anthony Spadaccini. Click here to visit the movie franchise page!
Jennifer Series The Jennifer series is a quickly growing collection of found footage comedy/horror movies spawned from the mind of James Cullen Bressack. The first film in the series follows a man obsessed with his ex-girlfriend Jennifer. Subsequent films take the “Jennifer obsession” concept to whole new comedic and horrific levels. The Jennifer films are best seen rather than described here in words! James Cullen Bressack plays a character in each film and directed the first feature, To Jennif...[Read More]
Mermaids Series The Mermaids series is a product of Animal Planet and Discovery Channel. The series takes the form of mockumentaries presenting evidence that the fabeled mermaids are in fact real creatures. Reviews Mermaids: The Body Found (2012) – Written Review Click here to visit the movie franchise page!
Paranormal Activity Series The Paranormal Activity Series is a collection of six films produced by Blumhouse and distributed through Paramount Pictures. The series was created by Oren Peli, who wrote and directed the first film. The Paranormal Series was instrumental in propelling the found footage genre into popular culture. Reviews Paranormal Activity (2007) – Written Review Paranormal Activity (2007) – Podcast Review (Episode 076) Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) – Written Revie...[Read More]