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Paranormal Activity 2 Seeks To Join Viral Movie Hits (VIDEOS)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- We're digging deep in the vaults this week, going all the way back to 1999 to look at movies with viral buzz.

These are films that cultivated a mystique about them, an urgent, must-see aura, based on unorthodox marketing methods. Maybe it's a creepy website. Maybe it's a few delicious details trickled out to a specific fan base. Maybe social media propels the buzz. Or maybe just a great title gets people talking.

With "Paranormal Activity 2" opening this week, here are five movies that have benefited from that intangible but irresistible viral buzz:

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