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Blair Witch (2016)

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After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his vanished sister Heather, James and a group of friends head to the forest believed to be inhabited by the Blair Witch.

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Near Burkittsville, in the Black Hills Forest, on the root of a lightning-struck tree, the couple of Lane and Talia find a DV tape sticking out of the ground. The content of the found tape is mostly footage of static, however, near the end, there is also an intriguing small part where someone is trying to escape from something that is after him, screaming and running in an abandoned house. After accidentally stumbling across the uploaded footage, James, believing that this is his final chance to put an end once and for all in the unresolved mystery of his sister's Heather disappearance, some twenty years ago in the same woods, he assembles a team of friends in search of answers. Sooner or later, the team will go astray in the heart of a green maze that is riddled with the chilling legend of Elly Kedward, the Blair Witch who relentlessly keeps messing with their sanity, gradually taking them down, one by one. Eventually, James will find himself in the epicentre of the evil activity, ... Written by Nick Riganas

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A Nightmare of Classic Proportions. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for language, terror and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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16 September 2016 (USA)  »

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The Blair Witch Project 3  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,576,057 (USA) (16 September 2016)

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$20,747,013 (USA) (23 October 2016)
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Throughout the film, freeze frames of the original Blair Witch footage can be seen on screen for a single frame, usually when a camera is turned on or off, including, but not limited to an image of a hanging stick figurine, and the image of Michael standing in a corner. See more »

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When they first test-launch their DJI Phantom quadcopter drone around 7 Minutes into the movie, the shadow it casts and that is visible in the on-board-footage is by a much bigger hexacopter. See more »

Quotes

Lisa Arlington: You really think your sister could be out here after all these years?
James: All I know is, if there's any chance at all I can find out what happened to her, I need to at least try.
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Rien a Paris
Written by Xavier Paradis and Liz Wendelbo
Performed by Liz and Laszlo
Courtesy of Wierd Records
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Ashley?... Ashley! .... Ashley!!!
6 January 2017 | by (North Hollywood, Ca) – See all my reviews

Shhh.... Did you hear that?... Peter?... Peter?!... Peter!... Peeeter!!... Ashley!...Ashley?... Ashley!....ASHLEY!... Aaaashleeey!!... Aaashleeey!....James?... Jaaames!...Lisa!... Liiisaaaa!... Peter?... Peter!!!.... Lane?... Laaane?.... Talia?... Talia!.... Ashley?... James???... Lisa? ... Liiisaaaa!... HEY! All of you just shut the f**k up! It's over! OK? Take it down a notch. It's finally done. What started in 1999 with a unique low-budget, cleverly executed and promoted, and genuinely creepy little indie film, finally ended in 2016 with a ridiculous corporate big-budget hackneyed piece of shhhh...did you hear that?... Ashley?... Ashley?.... ASHLEY!


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