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Parents Guide for
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Sex & Nudity

0/10 Katie and Micah kiss in bed, we see him bare-chested and it is implied that they have just had sex.

Violence & Gore


Katie's foot is uncovered while she is sleeping, something grabs it and drags her out of bed; she falls on the floor and is dragged down the hallway screaming, the door slams, Micah follows her, struggles against whatever has her (we don't see anything) and Micah and Katie rush back into the bedroom.

Micah is thrown through a doorway and lands on the floor motionless.

Katie sits on the floor in what seems to be a catatonic state while holding a crucifix in her hand and she squeezes it so tightly that her hand is bleeding.

We see Katie with a large bloody spot on the front of her shirt.



About 45 F-words, 2 obscene hand gestures, 14 scatological terms, 2 anatomical terms, 13 mild obscenities, 1 religious profanity, 16 religious exclamations.

Name-calling (insane, fruit, gay, idiot.)


Katie and Micah drink wine in one scene.


It should be noted that Paranormal Activity is often considered to be one of the scariest movies ever made.

The sheet blowing and uncovering Katie's foot.

A shadow on the bedroom door.

Footprints appearing on the floor.

In other scenes we hear what sounds like heavy footsteps, and Katie gets out of bed and stands for two hours before leaving the room.

At one time during the night, the couple wake up and while sat on the bed stare at the door. Then after ten seconds or so there is an unearthly and non-Human scream/roar and then a large bang. The couple quickly go downstairs to investigate and they see that the lounge light is rocking back and forth.

A frightening scene in which Katie getting unexplainably dragged across the floor she screams out to Micah who then runs out but the door slams shut on him he then pulls it back open and you hear painful screams coming from Katie. You later see a large mark on Katie's back that is said to look like a bite mark.

The ending is intense for many.


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Rated R for language

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