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Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

R  |   |  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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Storyline

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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It's Closer Than You Think See more »

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

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19 October 2012 (USA)  »

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Paranormal Activity 4: Unrated Edition  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$53,884,821 (USA) (28 December 2012)
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The chronological order of the films is: Paranormal Activity 3, Paranormal Activity 2, Paranormal Activity, Paranormal Activity 4 and Paranormal Activity: the Marked Ones. See more »

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The frog-shaped air purifier in Wyatt and Robbie's room continually disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

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Robbie: He does not like you.
Ben: What? Who? Who does not like me?
Robbie: You'll find out.
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Follows Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) See more »

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Epic fail :(
19 October 2012 | by (Minsk,Belarus) – See all my reviews

At first, i want to say, that i was expecting a lot from this movie. I went to cinema all pumped up with a lot of my friends and i prepared myself for something really scary. Even when "night #1" appeared on the screen, we were ready to pee our pants. But all my hopes ended within 40 minutes. At first, 80% of the movie was completely pointless, and i'm not even mentioning the fact about absence of shocking moments, even "traditional paranormal activity jump scares" were left out. Most of the intense moments were interrupted or not finished at all. The main characters were acting like a group of idiots. So many "no reason" things throughout the movie. Horribly written script which ruined the whole paranormal activity "thing" in it. And a trailer shows a lot of the moments which didn't appear in the movie itself.

P.S. Result: Hollywood makes good movies in a pile of dog crap. Period.


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