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8 great found footage movies

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Found footage is popular in the horror genre. These documentary-style movies often make the audience feel like they’re following amateur filmmakers or people recording themselves on a standard, non-professional camera -- people who are just like them. This level of realism can connect an audience to the story and characters, provided it’s done right.

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Here are some of your Hattiesburg Horror Movie Examiner’s favorite found footage movies. Some of them are well-known, some are not. But all are examples of filmmakers with a handheld camera and identifiable characters getting under an audience’s skin.

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