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Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

R | | Horror | 22 October 2010 (USA)
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After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem.

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Surveillance Camera Expert
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Brad
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William Juan Prieto ...
Hunter Rey
Jackson Xenia Prieto ...
Hunter Rey
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Micah
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Martine (as Vivis)
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Storyline

Daniel Rey along with his wife, Kristi; daughter, Ali; toddler son, Hunter, and their dog, move to Carlsbad, California. A few days later their residence is broken into, however, nothing appears to be missing. In order to prevent re-occurrences, they install a number of security cameras that will record everything on a DVR. After they hire a Spanish-speaking nanny to look after Hunter, she informs them that there is something wrong in their house and performs prayers, much to the chagrin of Daniel, who lets her go. He will subsequently regret this decision as more inexplicable and strange incidents occur, with Ali concluding, after a research, that their house may be possessed by a demonic entity. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and brief violent material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 October 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Actividad paranormal 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,678,424, 24 October 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$84,752,907, 20 January 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$177,512,032, 20 January 2011
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Technical Specs

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

On the official site for the film, there are secret messages when the trailer is fast-forwarded or rewound. Additionally, after the trailer finishes playing, the baby appears in the mirror but isn't present in the nursery. Also in the mirror, letters written in what seems to be blood spell a message. Upon flipping the picture horizontally, the message reads, "What is happening to Hunter?" See more »

Goofs

(at around 29 mins) Shadow visible when Hunter is playing with a ball; it's clearly not the mic coming from the camera. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kristi Rey: Welcome home, Hunter, this is your house. Gonna look out that window. There's your front door.
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Crazy Credits

Sound effects from the film play over the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bum Reviews: Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Electrical Storm
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User Reviews

 
Utter and complete garbage
6 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

I really don't understand how people can enjoy this movie as it is complete trash. For long periods of time, virtually, nothing happens and the only things that does happen is completely underwhelming and only startles you because they use high volume sound and element of surprise, like someone jumping out of the dark, screaming.

And in the end you are left with wondering why you just spend, whatever length the movie is, watching it. Frankly there was several times I wanted to just leave because the movie was so terrible.

So do yourself a favour and just avoid this movie, it hints at being innovative but what it basically is a money grab as they spent minimum amount of money and then probably claim it is a psychological movie so it does not need any effects. But it is just plain awful...


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