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!
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]
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 are found footage films shot in the United States and directed by Anthony Spadaccini. The films take the form of mockumentaries following the exploits of a serial killer. Click here to visit the movie franchise page!
Jennifer Series The To Jennifer series is a collection of feature films from the United States created by James Cullen Bressack. The film follows a man obsessed with his ex-girlfriend Jennifer. Over the series, the story takes a decidedly dark turn for all involved. James Cullen Bressack plays a character in each film and directed the first feature, To Jennifer. Reviews To Jennifer (2013) – Written Review To Jennifer (2013) – Podcast Review (Episode 048) 2 Jennifer (2015) – Wri...[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]
Paranormal Entity Series The Paranormal Entity series is a collection of movies from Asylum that were rebranded under a new name (Paranormal Investigations) for distribution in the UK. The films are completely unrelated except for their common theme involving hauntings and possession. Paranormal Entity (2009) Paranormal Entity 2 (2010) [aka 8213: Gacy House (2010)] Paranormal Entity 3: The Exorcist Tapes (2011) [aka Anneliese: The Exorcist Tapes (2011)] Paranormal Entity 4: The Awakening (2012) ...[Read More]
Paranormal Investigations Series The Paranormal Investigations series is a collection of movies from different studios and rebranded under a new name (Paranormal Investigations) for distribution in Germany. The films are completely unrelated except for their common theme involving hauntings and possession. Found Footage: Paranormal Investigations 2: Gacy House (2010) [aka 8213: Gacy House (2010)] Paranormal Investigations 3 (2009) [aka Paranormal Entity (2009)] Paranormal Investigations 4: Sana...[Read More]