20 Best Found Footage Horror Films

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19. Chronicle (2012)

Most of us have seen Chronicle, and there’s a reason it made this list: it’s a damn fine film. After discovering a mysterious object underground, three high school boys find themselves imbued with telekinetic powers. Filmed through the perspective of a variety of video recording devices, Chronicle explores human reactions to having power thrust upon them. While some manage to use it relatively responsibly, others find that it brings out the darkest aspects of their personalities…

Though the film is (obviously) fiction, the questions it asks are universal. What happens when good people are given power?


offers a poignant look at human nature.

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