Found footage movies first truly landed on the map with the success of The Blair Witch Project.
But, it was the explosive phenomenon of Paranormal Activity that made it a thing that Hollywood would revisit again and again and again.
They have taken all kinds of formats -- even the party film (check out these Project X quotes) -- and grown in stature and quality as filmmakers have used the point of view method of storytelling to truly grip audiences.
Heck, even J.J. Abrams made one with Cloverfield.
Click through and see our 11 found footage movies that truly rock our world.