Phoenix Forgotten
Phoenix Forgotten (2017)

Based on the shocking, true events of March 13th, 1997, when several mysterious lights appeared over Phoenix, Arizona. This unprecedented and inexplicable phenomenon became known as "The Phoenix Lights", and remains the most… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 21, 2017
DVD Release Date: August 1, 2017
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

Yes, it's a found-footage film, a genre that seemed played out not long after it arrived, and "Phoenix Forgotten" doesn't do anything to revive it.

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Joe Leydon

This umpteenth retread of the 'Blair Witch' formula adds nothing new of note to the tired found-footage horror genre.

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Josh Terry
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Phoenix Forgotten is more intense than scary, and won't make anyone lose any sleep unless they're still waiting for a payoff that just isn't going to come.

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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter

Another disappointingly derivative imitation of The Blair Witch Project, this time mashed up with The X-Files franchise.

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Nigel Watson

Barber delivers a dramatic Blair Witch Project for UFO fans, and anyone else who likes to wonder about what is lurking in our skies that the government doesn't want us to know about.

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Phoenix Forgotten is borderline generic, desert-set found footage that apes the aforementioned Witchiness and genre constraints to a snooze-worthy T.

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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club

Most found-footage horror films owe a sizable debt to The Blair Witch Project, but few have aped the genre's touchstone quite as shamelessly as does Phoenix Forgotten.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media

This found-footage horror/sci-fi movie emerges as one of the most interesting and gripping efforts in a typically tired genre.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

Great "Blair Witch" style "found footage," lame, meekly-acted and easily forgotten framing footage.

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The story's just as terrible as you expected it to be. It's like I can take something that hardly anyone cares about it and slap it to a movie to send… More