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Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

 -  Horror  -  21 October 2011 (USA)
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In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home.

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In 1988, in California, cinematographer Dennis moves to the house of his girlfriend Julie to raise a family with her daughters Katie and Kristi. Little Kristi has an imaginary friend named Toby while weird things happen in the house. Dennis decides to place cameras in the house to capture images during the night and soon he finds that there is an entity in the house. Dennis's friend Randy Rosen (Dustin Ingram) researches the events and learns that his house might be a coven of witches and the children may be in danger. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for some violence, language, brief sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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21 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atividade Paranormal 3  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$52,568,183 (USA) (21 October 2011)

Gross:

$104,007,828 (USA) (30 December 2011)
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As with Paranormal Activity (2007) and Paranormal Activity 2 (2010), Paramount Studios once again utilized paranormal investigator/researcher, Christopher Chacon, who is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on paranormal phenomena, to internationally promote and publicize this third installment. Chacon also works in the entertainment industry as a writer, director and producer. See more »

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Senseless but Scary
20 September 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In 1988, in California, the cinematographer Dennis (Chris Smith) moves to the house of his girlfriend Julie (Lauren Bittner) to raise a family with her daughters Katie ( Chloe Csengery) and Kristi (Jessica Brown). The little Kristi has an imaginary friend named Toby while weird things happen in the house. Dennis decides to place cameras in the round to capture images during the night and soon he finds that there is an entity in the house. Dennis's friend Randy Rosen (Dustin Ingram) researches the events and learns that his house might be a coven of witches and the children may be in danger.

"Paranormal Activity 3" is a horror movie with a senseless story. I am not fan of this franchise and the camera "à la Blair Witch Project" is irritating. However the special effects are really scary and startle the viewer along the film. The story never explains who Toby is and the conclusion is a sort of rip-off of "Rosemary's Baby" does not make any sense and spoils the movie. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Atividade Paranormal 3" ("Paranormal Actiivity 3")


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