Jason Ferus Blum (; born February 20, 1969) is an American film and television producer. He is the founder and CEO of the eponymous Blumhouse Productions, which produced the horror franchises Paranormal Activity (2007–2015), Insidious (2010–2018), and The Purge (2013–2021). Blum has also produced critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, such as Sinister (2012), Oculus (2013), Whiplash (2014), The Gift (2015), Hush (2016), Split (2016), Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016), Get Out (2017), Happy Death Day (2017), Upgrade (2018), Halloween (2018), Us (2019), and The Invisible Man (2020).Blum received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Picture for producing Whiplash (2014), Get Out (2017), and BlacKkKlansman (2018). He received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie for producing the drama film The Normal Heart (2014). He also won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series for the documentary miniseries The Jinx (2015).
On July 14, 2012, Blum married journalist Lauren A.E. Schuker in Los Angeles.In July 2019, he bought a Brooklyn Heights townhouse for $9.8 million.
Blum was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Shirley (née Neilsen) and Irving Blum. His mother was an art professor and his father was an independent art dealer and director of the Ferus Gallery. His father was Jewish. His mother was previously married to museum director Walter Hopps.
Movies & TV shows
16 Movies · 3 TV shows
This is the Night
A teen is embarking on a quest in his town that is obsessed with Rocky Balboa.
A caustic online streamer's anarchic behavior causes a nightmare.
Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin
If Sarah and Brandon can get a film crew to record them sleeping, the footage will turn into a feature film.
Black as Night
A teenage girl with self-esteem issues finds confidence in the most unlikely way, by spending her summer battling vampire that prey on New Orleans' disenfranchised with the help of her best friend, th...
A feisty senior citizen fights to protect her beloved neighborhood from an evil force that’s taken over the local bingo hall and is killing the residents in gruesome ways.
Gwen is looking for answers about the man who sexually abused her when she was a child.
The Forever Purge
Juan is working as a ranch hand for the Tucker family in Texas, where Adela and her husband live. Juan is liked by the Tucker family, but that angers the son of one of them. On the morning after The P...
What Happened, Brittany Murphy?
The life and career of Brittany Murphy is explored in an in-depth, intimate character portrait. The series features new interviews with those closest to Brittany, as well as new archival footage.
A Mexican-American couple is expecting their first child. When the wife begins to experience strange symptoms and terrifying visions, she tries to determine if it's related to a legendary curse or som...
Untitled Blumhouse Productions Project (II)
There is a plot unknown.
There was a frantic search after 21-year-old Christina Whittaker went missing. Christina Fontana met Whittaker's mother when she was filming a documentary about the families of missing persons. Fontan...
The movie industry in the US was affected by Covid-19.
Untitled Blumhouse Productions Project (I)
There is a plot unknown.
There is a plan. Sometime in 2021.
Fall River, Massachusetts was home to a number of crimes in 1979. Three women were killed by a cult. The cult leader, named Carl Drew, was sent to prison for life without parole. Through intimate conv...
A young Los Angeles couple Tara and Sam fall head over heels into a new romance, but their intimacy transforms into something terrifying.
Laurie Strode was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after her daughter Karen and granddaughter Allyson left a masked monster in Laurie's basement. The ritual bloodbath resumed when...
After suffering a stroke, Judith Albright moves into a historic nursing home, where she begins to suspect something supernatural is preying on the residents. She needs to convince people that she does...
Through intimate testimonies from current and former leaders of the pray the gay away movement, a powerful exposé on gay conversion programs is revealed.
17 Movies · 3 TV shows
Run Sweetheart Run
A woman runs for her life in the streets of Los Angeles after a blind date turns violent.
Inside the halls of an elite arts academy, a timid music student begins to outshine her more accomplished and outgoing twin sister when she discovers a mysterious notebook belonging to a recently dece...
The Invisible Man
Cecilia suspected his death was a hoax when he took his own life. Cecilia is trying to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.
A group of people wake up in a clearing. They don't know how they got there. In the shadow of a dark internet conspiracy theory, ruthless elitists gather at a remote location to hunt humans for sport....
Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project
Kim Kardashian West works to shine a light on stories of people she believes have paid their debt to society while also bringing awareness to America’s growing problem with mass incarceration.
A dagger causes a serial killer to switch bodies with a girl.
The Craft: Legacy
A group of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they use their newfound powers.
A seemingly perfect romance turns dark when a mother becomes convinced her daughter's new boyfriend has a sinister connection to her own past.
A group of thirty-something friends from high school make a parody of Pooka for fun, but are shocked when it becomes so popular on the internet that it actually has more murdererous versions of the cr...
The Good Lord Bird
During the Bleeding Kansas era before the Civil War, Little Onion became a member of John Brown's motley family.
When she gets an emotional support dog, she finds him to be even more effective than she thought. He kills people who add stress to her life.
After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.
A Secret Love
Two women kept their love a secret. Coming out later in life has its own set of challenges.
A Wilderness of Error
The case of Jeffrey MacDonald, an army surgeon accused of killing his wife and two daughters, is examined in the series. He was sentenced for the crime in 1979 and has been in prison ever since. MacDo...
The Current Occupant
Trapped in a mysterious psychiatric ward, a man with no memory comes to believe that he’s the President of the United States and the subject of a diabolical political conspiracy. As the asylum’s soul-...
You Should Have Left
A couple books a vacation in the countryside for themselves and their daughter to repair their relationship. A perfect retreat begins to fall apart as one loses their grip on reality and a sinister fo...
A pregnant woman's life is upended when she learns someone close to her has a plan for her and the baby.
Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Elections
In advance of the 2020 Presidential election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses of today's election technology, investigating the startling vulnera...
A group of contest winners arrive at an island hotel to live out their dreams, only to be trapped in nightmare scenarios.
21 Movies · 2 TV shows
Evan values family above all else, and anyone who gets between him, his wife, and newborn son learns the hard way. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree when it comes to violent tendencies.
Sue Ann lives in a quiet Ohio town. Sue Ann is asked by a new teenager in town to buy some booze for her and her friends, and she sees the chance to make some younger friends of her own.
The Gallows Act II
After participating in a viral challenge, Ana Rue encounters a demonic spirit when she transfers to a prestigious new acting school.
A disturbed man with twenty-four personality quirks is being tracked by a former security guard with supernatural abilities. There is an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.
After being put on a supposedly uninhabited island as a form of behavioral rehabilitation, a high school senior finds that he's not alone on the island, and that getting discovered could be deadly.
Adopt a Highway
After spending the last 21 years in a Californian prison for possession of marijuana, a middle-aged man must find his way in a world that has changed completely. After finding an abandoned baby in a d...
It doesn't take her long to realize she's alone after washing up on a small tropical island. She must not only survive the elements, but also fight off the evil force that comes out at night.
Teenage girls perform a secret ritual in a retreat and when one of them begins to see a supernatural being, the frightening question arises what is more dangerous: the demon they unleashed, or the pre...
The true story of the European city's 1973 bank robbery and hostage crisis was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article "The Bank Drama" by Daniel Lang. The events gave rise to the psychological phen...
They Come Knocking
After losing his wife to cancer, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip where he finds his family in the crosshairs of terrifying supernatural entities.
A pair of coworkers get trapped in an elevator over a long weekend, but what at first seems to be a romantic connection turns out to be a ruse as each party begins to reveal who they really are.
A group of social misfits stuck in weekend detention are confronted by their school's legendary hauntings.
All That We Destroy
A geneticist who fears that her son may be becoming a serial killer creates a group of clones in an attempt to cure him of his psychopathic tendencies by allowing him to relive the murder of his first...
Celebu-chef Peter Rake escapes a scandal for a weekend at his family’s isolated vacation home, but there are debts to repay and Peter has to learn the lesson that a woman’s place is anywhere that she ...
I'm Just F*cking with You
Siblings headed to a family wedding endure a night of increasingly frightening practical jokes while staying at a secluded motel.
Happy Death Day 2U
Collegian Tree Gelbman is stuck in a parallel universe. Her boyfriend Carter is no longer with her, and her friends and fellow students seem to be completely different versions of themselves. When Tre...
A group of college students are trapped in a board game that brings their dark secrets and fears to life, where they must play to escape and survive.
No One Saw a Thing
A six-part, true crime docuseries about a mysterious murder of Ken Rex McElro that took place in the ‘80s with at least 60 witnesses present, all of whom deny seeing anything.
Liberty: Mother of Exiles
A look at the history of the Statue of Liberty and the meaning of sculptor Auguste Bartholdi's creation to people around the world.
The Loudest Voice
The rise and fall of Fox News founder Roger Ailes, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's defacto leader, while flashing back to defining events in...
Don't Let Go
A detective receives a call from his niece. Communication across time allows the two to try and stop the crime before it happens.
Hawthorne College is winding down for the holidays, yet one by one, girls are being picked off. Riley Stone began to notice and tried to save her friends before they were picked off.
The Wilsons take their kids to their beach house expecting to relax and have fun. When some shocking visitors arrive, their calm turns to tension and chaos.
17 Movies · 1 TV show
Colorado Springs in the late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.
Truth or Dare
A game of truth or dare can turn deadly when someone threatens to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.
Unfriended: Dark Web
When a 20-something finds a cache of hidden files on his new laptop, he and his friends are thrust into the depths of the dark web. Someone will go to unimaginable lengths to protect the dark web afte...
The First Purge
To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory. The violence of oppressors will spread from the trial-city borders to...
Insidious: The Last Key
A group of people, including a parapsychologist, travel to Five Keys, New Mexico, to investigate a man's claim of a haunting. There was a lot of fear when he realized that the house he lived in was he...
Seven in Heaven
Sixteen year old Jude discovers each and every one of his fears is true.
A man recently released from a mental institute will inherit a mansion after his parents die. He believes it is haunted after a series of disturbing events.
Two kids and a puppy. When danger befalls them and they end up kidnapped by robbers who are in over their heads, Benji and his scruffy sidekick come to the rescue.
Flesh & Blood
Doting father Henry tries to help his teenage daughter, Kimberly, who suffers from agoraphobia and has not left the house since her mother's still-unsolved murder; a year after the death, Kimberly beg...
New Year, New You
A group of friends are partying on New Years Eve. Many of the gripes they have been harboring manifest in violent ways as they begin to relive old memories.
Bathtubs Over Broadway
Steve Young didn't have many friends outside of his day job when he started writing for the Late Show with David Letterman. Steve stumbled onto a few vintage record albums that changed his life foreve...
When Preaker returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls, she discovers psychological demons from her past.
A father and daughter are on their way to dance camp when they spot the girl's best friend on the side of the road. Good intentions can result in terrible consequences when they stop to offer a ride.
Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
A struggling actor gets a holiday season job as a Christmas character in a plush suit to promote the hottest toy of the year, Pooka, but he develops two different personality types, one when he's in t...
In Los Angeles on Halloween night, a hitman tries to transport a corpse in plain sight, but people he stumbles upon on the street, believing that his sophisticated appearance is a magnificent disguise...
A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhan...
The Keeping Hours
A supernatural love story centers on two parents whose lives are torn apart by their son's death. The man, now a successful lawyer, and the woman, now married and an author, get a chance at reconcilia...
Chris and Rose are going upstate to visit her parents. Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the wee...
Amityville: The Awakening
In order to help pay for her comatose twin brother's expensive healthcare, Joan and her children moved into a new house with their single mother. When strange phenomena begin to occur in the house inc...
A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self-expression.
Haunters: The Art of the Scare
A documentary about people who sacrifice everything to create the most popular and polarizing haunted houses for Halloween - from boo-scare mazes to a controversial new subculture of extreme terror ex...
Birth of the Dragon
Set against the backdrop of San Francisco's Chinatown, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee's emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial a...
Happy Death Day
A college student is trapped in a time warp and reliving the day of her murder, realizing that she must identify the killer and the reason for her death before her chances of survival run out.
A young girl is left alone to hide from a power that stalks her home after a global crisis. The struggle to save her begins when her parents return.
Sara thought she might have found the subject of her dreams after finding an ad for video work online. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man who claims to be a serial killer. She ...
An exorcist comes up against an evil from his past when he uses his skills to enter the mind of a nine year old boy.
A family returns from a Grand Canyon vacation with a supernatural presence.
A woman is being followed by a killer in her home.
The Purge: Election Year
Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, a former police sergeant has become head of security for a candidate who wants to eliminate the Purge. On the night of what should be t...
In a Valley of Violence
The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town to avenge his friend who was murdered by some people. Mary Anne and Ellen run the hotel.
The outbreak of a virus wipes out most of the population as a young woman tries to protect her sister.
A woman and her childhood friend are looking for revenge.
A young street magician is left to take care of his little sister after his mother's passing and turns to drug dealing in the Los Angeles party scene to keep a roof over their heads. He was forced to ...
Ouija: Origin of Evil
In 1965, Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and inadvertently invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter i...
Mass suicides and religious cults are real-world headlines. 30 years ago, members of a religious cult took their own lives. A five-year-old girl who returns to the compound with a documentary crew as ...
Kevin has had 23 different personality types, according to his trusted Psychiatrist, Dr. There is one still submerged who is going to dominate all the others. As the walls between his compartments sha...
15 Movies · 2 TV shows
Jem and the Holograms
As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep...
A brother and sister are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a week, where they discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing.
The Boy Next Door
A woman who cheated on her husband is in love with a younger man who has moved in next door.
A pregnant woman experiences frightening visions after moving to a vineyard with her family.
The Lazarus Effect
Frank and his team have found a way to revive the dead. They are ready to make their work public after a successful experiment on a lifeless animal. The dean shuts them down when he learns what they'v...
A young mother and her twin sons move into a house marked for death.
Insidious: Chapter 3
A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, and reveals more mysteries of the realm, 'The Further'.
20 years after a tragic accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary, but soon discover that some things a...
A woman is trapped in her car after a man causes her to have an accident.
Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. unimaginable secrets are exposed at ...
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter
Some of this year's most talked about talent open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed series and performances.
A serial killer is using the app to film his murders.
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
Robert Durst, scion of one of New York's billionaire real estate families, has been accused of three murders but never convicted. He has never spoken publicly, but he is the subject of relentless medi...
How to Dance in Ohio
In Columbus, Ohio, a group of autistic teenagers and young adults role-play this transition by going through the deceptively complex social interactions of preparing for a spring formal. Focusing on s...
A group of high school friends receive a message from a friend who killed herself a year ago. When the girl starts telling the friends' secrets, they realize they are dealing with something out of thi...
A husband and wife try to improve their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension
A family needs to use a camera that can see spirits to protect their daughter from an evil entity.
A talented young drummer begins to pursue perfectment under the direction of a ruthless instructor.
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor's apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil th...
Someone looking for work found an ad for $1,000 for the day. Filming service. He decided to go for it because he was low on cash and naive. He drives to a cabin in a remote mountain town to meet his s...
A young woman recuperates at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident and encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her mother.
Not Safe for Work
A killer is on the loose and an office worker is trapped inside.
A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.
The Town that Dreaded Sundown
The same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier is being terrorized by a masked maniac.
A couple are given a camera and a set of instructions which they must follow or else someone will die.
A single mom and her two boys help take care of their grandmother.
The Green Inferno
Students travel to the Amazon. They discover that they are not alone when they get to this green landscape.
The Normal Heart
Gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial as the story of the beginning of the HIV-AIDS crisis in N...
A woman is trying to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
The Purge: Anarchy
During one night per year, the government gives citizens the ability to commit any crime they want without fear of punishment or imprisonment. A sergeant who lost his son is planning a revenge mission...
A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.
Best Night Ever
She is about to get married and she goes to Las Vegas with her sister and two friends. Things quickly get out of control.
Dark Skies is a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. The safe and peaceful home of Daniel and Lacey Barret is quickly unraveling as they witness an escalating serie...
Despite being married, a young singer/songwriter becomes involved with her new guitarist, who she discovers has a dark past and may be a danger to her and those close to her.
Insidious: Chapter 2
The haunted family is exploring a childhood secret that has left the family dangerously connected to the spirit world.
A teacher teaches a student. The feature film was based on this short film.
The US has overcrowded prisons. Periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal will be allowed by the government. A family must protect themselves from a home invasion during one of these free...
6 Movies · 1 TV show
Two million fish were on the beach. There were a lot of birds in the sky. On July 4, 2009, a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what ...
The Lords of Salem
A group of witches are in Salem, Massachusetts.
After failing a fertility test, a man realized that the only way he could get his wife pregnant was by robbing a sperm bank.
Paranormal Activity: The Chronology
As you've never seen it before, experience the complete Paranormal Activity saga. From the beginning, watch the activity unfold. You'll see the full story, as it is revealed chronologically (Paranorma...
Paranormal Activity 4
Five years have passed since the disappearance of two boys, and a suburban family is witness to strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a child move in.
While filming what would become one of the most popular shows in television, wildlife expert and TV personality Emmet Cole set course around the world with his wife and son. After he goes missing deep...
Found footage helps a true-crime novelist understand how and why a family was murdered in his new home, even though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Paranormal Activity 2
After welcoming a newborn baby, Dan and Kristi Rey return home to find their house trashed. They put in security cameras because of their fear.
A family discovers that their home has been invaded by dark spirits after their son falls into an endless sleep. Things are more personal when they reach out to a professional for help.
After a young, middle-class couple moves into what seems like a typical suburban house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be demonic but is certainly the most active...
The Accidental Husband
Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him a week before their wedding. He wants to teach her a lesson for interfering with other peoples lives. Everyone is going to have to learn ...
Four best friends are about to graduate from high school and need to raise money for a family member in need. Four people plan to rob a bank during a graduation ceremony when one of them discovers the...
Griffin & Phoenix
A dying man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time together.
The Darwin Awards
After botching the capture of a notorious serial killer, Michael Burrows lost his job with the San Francisco Police. He and a field agent investigated suspicious deaths.
Packard Schmidt is an English professor. In a desperate attempt to restore some sense of vitality to his lonely existence he embarked on a series of impulsive romantic exploits resulting in a cavalcad...
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina
Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, the tiny, famed fairy-tale favorites, are together for the first time in the film. The village was destroyed by a giant. They discover that they can use their powers for good...
In the 1980's, Debby Miller went to New Jersey to find a man after she was diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".
Kicking and Screaming
Jane tells Grover that she's moving to the Czech Republic to study writing. In order to escape their university's pull, Grover decided to move in with several friends. The professional student who ten...
A brilliant toy company roboticist uses artificial intelligence to develop M3GAN, a life-like doll that is programmed to emotionally bond with her niece. When the doll's programming works well, she be...
This is the second part of the trilogy.
A neuroscientist is hired by the Vatican to investigate strange occurrences.
The 1983 film was a remake of a Stephen King novel.
Described by Kusama as being a "fairly faithful" adaptation of the novel that will both exclude the point-of-view and the romantic angle of previous film versions.
Merrily We Roll Along
Franklin Shepard, a talented Broadway composer who abandons his theater career in New York and all his friends in order to produce movies in Los Angeles, is the main character in Merrily We Roll Along...
The Breathing Method
An adaptation of the Stephen King novella is in the works.
A young girl is kidnapped by a secret government agency in order to use her as a weapon.
In the dead calm of the open sea, a fishing boat discovers an abandoned yacht. A deckhand agrees to take sole control of it while it is towed into port, but he discovers that the rest of his more expe...
A series of gruesome murder scenes have been committed by the supernatural Spawn.
Magic 8 Ball
The Magic 8 Ball is the subject of a film.
Untitled Paranormal Activity Documentary
A documentary about the making of a movie.
A group of elderly friends refuse to be gentrified in the Barrio of Oak Springs. Their leader keeps them together. They didn't know that the bingo hall was going to be sold.
A teenager looks after an elderly lady who is losing her memories not to dementia, but to a memory thief called The Phoenician.
A promising up-and-coming country duo seek out the secluded mansion of their idol, a former country music star and Nashville royalty turned recluse. The friends are forced to confront the lengths they...
She Will Rise
The story of a woman.
A polished Upper East Side housewife who begins to suspect her husband's latest bestselling novel is based on her.
Five Nights at Freddy's
A dark version of Chuck-E-Cheese is set in a pizza place where an animal band performs kiddy songs by day and murders people at night. The video game series is based on that.
A House on the Bayou
A couple and their daughter go on vacation to an isolated house in Louisiana in order to reestablish their relationship. The facade of family unity starts to fall apart as terrifying secrets come to l...
The movie is about a gay conversion camp.
Climate change was the subject of the movie.
There is no known plot.
Our Lady of Tears
Villa de las Nias, an all girls Catholic boarding school in the outskirts of Mexico City, was the site of a mass hysteria epidemic in 2007. Girls from families living in extreme poverty were recruited...
Insidious: Chapter 5
After the events of Chapter 2, Chapter 5 will pick up with the Lambert family as their son begins college.
A man is bitten by a werewolf and becomes afflicted by an ancient curse.
The monsters they have been told do not exist, and they are afraid of us as well, when three siblings move into a new house.