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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Katie
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Ben
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Wyatt
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Holly
Georgica Pettus ...
Sarah
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Tara
Brendon Eggertsen ...
Derek
Constance Esposito ...
Robbie's Mom's Friend
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Shadow Boy
Jonah Pasco ...
Shadow Boy
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Referee
Tamara Bersane ...
Wyatt's Soccer Coach
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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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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

19 October 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Paranormal Activity 4: Unrated Edition  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,003,866, 21 October 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$53,921,300

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$142,838,957
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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

(at around 1h 21 mins) During the ending scene, when Alex is looking for her father at an empty bedroom, we can hear a boy (presumably Wyatt) calling his sister 'Kathryn' not 'Alex'. See more »

Quotes

Alex: [after seeing Katie at the end of the hall] Please don't hurt me!
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Horrible
21 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

Honestly, they definitely messed this one up big time, there was absolutely no major scary scenes....it was extremely slow for the audience to even keep them frightened in one pace. In the movie, they show you dates of incidents, and the first incident I believe it started from November 1st 2011, and I kid you not, some small jumpy parts started in incident November 9th 2011....your just sitting there questioning your self, when the hell am I going to fly off my seat?? because lets face it, we're all there to enjoy an actual horror movie right, the 1st one was scary as HELL, 2nd one was OKAY, 3rd was GREAT. It just bothers me how they don't keep the movie exciting enough for the Paranormal Activity fans, how would they like to have the people come back to watch the movie again? or be able to trust the director or writer of the movie? I was very VERY disappointed in this one, and if there is 5 its just going to get even more sillier and sillier and just come up with stupid ideas and story, not with this movie they won't be able to keep up! EPIC FAIL IN THE 4TH ONE. enough said.


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