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 -  Horror  -  19 October 2012 (USA)
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It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.

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The story takes place in 2011, five years after Katie killed her boyfriend Micah, sister Kristi, her husband Daniel and took their baby, Hunter. Story focuses on Alex and her family experiencing weird stuff since the new neighbors moved in the town. Written by Shk1123

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Rated R for language and some violence/terror | See all certifications »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$29,003,866 (USA) (19 October 2012)

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$53,884,821 (USA) (28 December 2012)
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The parents in the film, played by Stephen Dunham and Alexondra Lee were a real life married couple. Sadly, Stephen Dunham died on September 14, 2012 of a heart attack, shortly before the film was theatrically released. See more »

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After the ball bounces down the stairs Alex goes up to investigate the noise, the ball is still on the stairs. When she comes back down again the ball is nowhere to be seen. See more »

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Robbie: He does not like you.
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Disappointing to say the least.
18 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

I went into the movie not expecting it to be as good as the other Paranormal Activities. They all seemed to go downhill since the first one came out. This one was just too slow. There were the obvious suspenseful scenes but there just wasn't enough. The movie had hope at times but then it was just squashed by rushing through. They didn't go into much detail about the demonic possession and skipped over plenty of unanswered questions. The last twenty minutes of the movie were by far the best. And that is the only reason it got four stars. I do hope they give up and don't plan on making another one. The few screams that the movie did get wasn't worth the $11.50 I paid for the ticket. Wait until it comes out on RedBox.


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