R | | Horror, Mystery
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
Many of the Futhark runes seen in the old house are reversed, which has a special meaning. A reversed rune implies a dark or negative fate for the person who reads them.
Mike, go outside and check it out. Why won't you?
Michael Williams: I don't hear anything
Heather Donahue: Because you're fucking scared! Because you're fucking scared!
Michael Williams: There's nothing out there!
At the beginning of the movie, when Josh is getting out of the car, a 1997-2003 Ford F-Series pickup can be seen in the background.
The beginning and end credits are designed in the style of a documentary, e.g. jumping slightly, static instead of rolling credits.
$1,512,054 (USA) (16 July 1999)
$140,530,114 (USA) (5 November 1999)
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