The Conspiracy
The Conspiracy (2013)

When two young filmmakers select a crazed conspiracy theorist as the subject of their new movie, they have no idea the terrifying peril they will put themselves in. When the man disappears without a trace, the filmmakers begin an obsessive… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 8, 2013
DVD Release Date: March 25, 2014
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Adam Nayman
Globe and Mail

The Conspiracy does more with a found-footage conceit than any horror movie since The Blair Witch Project.

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Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

A satisfying found-footage spooker.

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Chris Knight
National Post

The Conspiracy walks like a doc and talks like a doc, but don't be fooled; it's actually a clever piece of fiction. At least, given the subject matter, I hope that's all it is.

Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Why do so many contemporary filmmakers use the well-worn device of found footage and documentary shooting style to make thrillers? Does The Blair Witch Project have a mysterious power over all of them?

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Shaun Munro
What Culture

As both a compelling examination of conspiracy theorists and a unique found footage film, The Conspiracy lays firm groundwork before delivering a tense, dynamic third act.

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Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine

Continually surprises and engages the viewer even when it's falling apart.

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Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

Like any good conspiracy theorist (or perhaps Grand Master of the Universe), MacBride rewrites the cosmos, forcing us either to buy the particular reality that he's peddling, or to risk being cast as collusive shills or sacrificial 'sheeples'.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Jesse Ortega
Conspiracy theorists finally have a film, non-documentary, that doesn't openly mock them or what they believe. Here's the thing about conspiracy… More