The Blair Witch project is a horror film which is presented as a documentary.
At the time the film came out it was marketed as a real event that had been caught on camera. It was able to do this because of it hand-held format.
The film relates the story of three young student film-makers who hike into the Black Hills near Burkittsville, Maryland to film a documentary about a local legend known as the Blair Witch, and subsequently go missing. The viewers are told that the three were never seen again, although their video and sound equipment was discovered a year later.
T his film was based on a book written by Steven King which is famously know as one of the scariest books of all time.
The film follows an author who specializes in the horror genre. An anonymous warning , he learns of the infamous "Room 1408". Mike decides to spend one night in the hotel although manager Olin (Jackson) warns him strongly against it. Mike has a series of bizarre experiences in the room.
The film made a massive a massive gross profit of US$132 million, which is likely to be due to the A list cast.
The Skeleton Key (2007)
The film focuses on a young hospice nurse who acquires a job in a plantation home, she becomes entangled in a mystery involving the house, its former inhabitants, and the hoodoo rituals and magic that took place there .
The film was very financially successful however critics gave it mixed reviews making the not as successful or iconic as other horrors have.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
The film tells the story of Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), a troubled, isolated boy who is able to see and talk to the dead, and an equally troubled child psychologist (Bruce Willis) who tries to help him.
The Sixth Sense was one of the most successful films of 1999 both critical and financially.
The film one several award nominations including, an Academy Award, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe.
The Ring (2002)
The Ring is thought by many to be the scariest supernatural horror film of all time due incredibly scary plot taken from the Kôji Suzuki's novel “Ring”.
The film is based around the story of a mysterious cursed videotape which contains a seemingly random series of disturbing images. After watching the tape, the viewer receives a phone call in which a girl's voice announces that the viewer will die in seven days.