Blair Witch Project, The

Lists: Horror, Mystery, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA, Razzies Worst Picture Nominees

Brief Synopsis: "In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary...A year later their footage was found."

Overall Ranking: 1184 (Rank from 1999: # 27)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 36.36%
Regular 45.45%
Half-Popped 18.18%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Alex Robinson97
Dan O'Neill90 - It may not be a true story, like the film suggests, but the scares here work because you see nothing, there is no big-budget special effects, and its all about feeling and atmosphere, which makes it all feel so realistic, and equally as terrifying.
(full review)
Bryan Lienesch87 - Absolutely terrifying.
CinemaVisitor Erik85
David Baruffi80
Dave Examines Movies80(full review)
Colin Flanagan80 - While it surely scared many others, I never found it as scary as people said it was.
Thomas Pollock70
Darren of Movie Reviews 10165
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews55(full review)
J Patterson55

People Involved

  • Heather Donahue (Heather Donahue)
  • Joshua Leonard (Joshua Leonard)
  • Michael C. Williams (Michael Mike Williams)
  • Bob Griffith (Short Fisherman)
  • Jim King (Interviewee)
  • Sandra Sánchez (Waitress (as Sandra Sanchez))
  • Ed Swanson (Fisherman With Glasses)
  • Patricia DeCou (Mary Brown)
  • Mark Mason (Man in Yellow Hat)
  • Jackie Hallex (Interviewee with Child)
  • Daniel Myrick (Director)