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Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

 -  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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19 October 2012 (USA)  »

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$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 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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The time tags in the lower left-hand corner of many of the cameras disappear and reappear several times throughout the film. See more »

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Alex: [after seeing Katie at the end of the hall] Please don't hurt me!
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Follows Paranormal Activity (2007) See more »

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Disappointingly par for the course
17 October 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Franchise fatigue has definitely set in with this tedious fourth instalment.

After taking things off on a slightly different tangent with the previous film, the same writing/directing duo instead plump for the same old, same old - lots of nothing happening before LOUD NOISES! freak out the teenage girls in the audience and the less discerning horror moviegoers.

And, despite some spirited (ha!) performances, the lack of any real plot development leaves the mythology treading water and the series as a whole rather confused.

Ultimately, PA 4 is a step back and the textbook definition of 'diminished return'.


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