• The Blair Witch Project (1999)

The Blair Witch Project

Release Date: July 30th, 1999

R |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Three film students travel to Maryland to make a student film about a local urban legend... The Blair Witch. The three went into the woods on a two day hike to find the Blair Witch, and never came back. One year later, the students film and video were found in the woods. The footage was compiled and made into a movie. The Blair Witch Project.

Cast: Joshua Leonard , Heather Donahue , Michael C Williams

Director: Daniel Myrick , Eduardo Sanchez

Genres: Horror , Mystery

Production Co: Haxan Films

Distributors: Artisan Pictures Inc.

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    At a time when digital techniques can show us almost anything, The Blair Witch Project is a reminder that what really scares us is the stuff we can't see. show more

  • 100
    Chicago Tribune

    Many of us may have thought that with the world offering so much vivid horribleness every day, movies had lost the power to give us a good cathartic scare. It's a shock -- and a pleasure -- to discover we were wrong. show more

  • 88
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    The inexplicably terrifying ending is good for a month's worth of nightmares -- no small thing for a movie in such a saturated field. show more

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