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Writers (WGA):
Christopher Landon (screenplay)
Chad Feehan (story)
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Release Date:
19 October 2012 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
It's Closer Than You Think See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins See more »
User Reviews:
lazy / conveniently-chosen cinematography genre that's, to me, most unforgivable of all… very, very poor storytelling See more (243 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Katie Featherston ... Katie

Kathryn Newton ... Alex

Matt Shively ... Ben

Aiden Lovekamp ... Wyatt

Brady Allen ... Robbie
Stephen Dunham ... Doug

Alexondra Lee ... Holly
Georgica Pettus ... Sarah

Alisha Boe ... Tara

Brendon Eggertsen ... Derek
Constance Esposito ... Robbie's Mom's Friend

Ty Dawson ... Shadow Boy
Jonah Pasco ... Shadow Boy

Rightor Doyle ... Referee
Tamara Bersane ... Wyatt's Soccer Coach

Jennifer Hale ... (voice)

Robert Clotworthy ... (voice)
Esther Austin ... (voice)
Mary Payne Moran ... (voice)
Taj ... Agnes the Cat
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Brian Boland ... Daniel (archive footage) (uncredited)

Sprague Grayden ... Kristi (archive footage) (uncredited)

Sara Mornell ... Debbie (uncredited)
William Juan Prieto ... Hunter (uncredited)

Katherine Stephens-Miller ... Witch (uncredited)

Directed by
Henry Joost 
Ariel Schulman 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Christopher Landon (screenplay)

Chad Feehan (story)

Oren Peli (film "Paranormal Activity")

Produced by
Jason Blum .... producer
Allegra Clegg .... co-producer
Akiva Goldsman .... executive producer
Christopher Landon .... executive producer
James Moran .... associate producer
Oren Peli .... producer
Gregory Plotkin .... co-producer
Steven Schneider .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Doug Emmett 
 
Film Editing by
Gregory Plotkin 
 
Casting by
Terri Taylor 
 
Production Design by
Jennifer Spence 
 
Art Direction by
Jason Garner 
 
Set Decoration by
Lori Mazuer 
 
Costume Design by
Leah Butler 
 
Makeup Department
Brittani Cox .... assistant makeup artist
Robert Hall .... special makeup designer: Almost Human Inc
Paula Jane Hamilton .... makeup department head
Erik Porn .... special makeup effects artist
Marsha Shearrill .... makeup department head
Renee J. Vaca .... hair department head
 
Production Management
Ralph Bertelle .... executive in charge of production
Allegra Clegg .... unit production manager
Richard Stirling .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Danny Giles .... second second assistant director (as Daniel A. Giles-Valera)
James Moran .... first assistant director
James Moran .... second unit director
Marc Newland .... second assistant director
Marc Newland .... first assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Jaysene Overton .... second assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Bonnie Betancourt .... shopper
Natalie Contreras .... buyer
Natalie Contreras .... shopper
R. Scott Doran .... lead person
T. Scott Elliott .... set dresser
James Fernandez .... on-set dresser (as James Daniel Fernandez)
Niko Hovartos .... assistant property master
Kenneth Kern .... art department coordinator
Marc Meisels .... set dresser
Randy Molique .... set dresser
Thomas Spence .... property master (as Thom E. Spence)
Peter Van Zyl .... greensman
Daniel Vazquez .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Robert Althoff .... mix technician
Walter Anderson .... sound mixer
Laura Harris Atkinson .... dialogue editor (as Laura H. Atkinson)
Paul Aulicino .... assistant supervising sound editor
Christopher Barrick .... adr recordist (as Chris Barrick)
Ron Bedrosian .... adr mixer
Peter Brown .... sound design & supervision
Charlie Campagna .... additional sound
Kris Fenske .... sound effects editor
Nerses Gezalyan .... foley mixer
Daniel A. Greenwald .... boom operator
Glynna Grimala .... supervising dialogue and adr editor
Gary A. Hecker .... supervising foley artist
Craig Mann .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary Marullo .... foley artist
Kevin McClellan .... boom operator
Mike Prestwood Smith .... sound re-recording mixer
Douglas Shamburger .... boom operator
John C. Stuver .... dialogue and foley editor
Jon Title .... sound designer
 
Special Effects by
Nathaniel Acord .... special effects technician
Mark Gullesserian .... special effects coordinator
Ted Robinson .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Barbara Bellanca .... visual effects production coordinator
Beth D'Amato .... digital paint and roto supervisor
Matthew Doll .... digital artist
Conny Fauser .... compositing supervisor
Nick Hsieh .... cg supervisor: Base FX
François Lambert .... digital artist
Simon Marinof .... digital artist
Tia L. Marshall .... digital artist
Shawn Monaghan .... digital artist
Dennis Muren .... senior creative executive: ILM
Karen M. Nichols .... look development
Erin D. O'Connor .... visual effects producer (as Erin Dusseault)
Erik Pampel .... visual effects editor: ILM
Eddie Pasquarello .... visual effects supervisor
Elsa Rodriguez .... digital artist
Mike Sanders .... digital supervisor
Jeroen Schutte .... pipeline lead: image (as Jeroen Schulte)
Rene Simen .... flame artist
Sam Stewart .... digital artist
Delan Tai .... production and technical support
Jeremy Therrien .... production and technical support
Jason Holt .... technical support (uncredited)
 
Stunts
James Armstrong .... stunt coordinator
Tyler Barnett .... stunts
Emily Brobst .... stunts
Jay Caputo .... stunts
Jennifer Caputo .... stunts
Mark Dirkse .... stunts
John Duff .... stunts
Dana Dru Evenson .... stunts (as Dana Evenson)
Dennis Fitzgerald .... stunts
Karin Justman .... stunts
Alex Kingi .... stunts
Dorian Kingi .... stunts
Megan Lurty .... stunts
Simon Potter .... stunts
Buddy Sosthand .... stunts
Sera Trimble .... stunts
Mark Vanselow .... stunts
Bryon Weiss .... stunts
Glen Yrigoyen .... stunts
Tyler Barnett .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Jay Caputo .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Jennifer Caputo .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Dennis Fitzgerald .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Simon Potter .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Ator Tamras .... stunt double: Sprague Grayden (uncredited)
Sera Trimble .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Bryon Weiss .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Farley .... first company grip
Brandon Flohr .... grip
Edward 'Gooch' Gutierrez .... grip (as Edward Gutierrez)
Sergio Gutierrez .... second company grip
Dean Hendler .... still photographer
Joseph Joyce .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (as Joey Joyce)
Jordan C. Kadovitz .... computer video playback
Jordan C. Kadovitz .... video assist
Aaron Kroger .... outpost engineer
Nicholas Lareau .... outpost engineer
Damon Liebowitz .... chief lighting technician
Oliver Mancebo .... digital imaging technician
Greg Reyher .... electrician
Sean Roberts .... electrician
David Scott .... assistant chief lighting technician
Larry Sushinski .... electrician
Buddy Allen Thomas .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Mike Visencio .... assistant chief lighting technician
Brian Woronec .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Sarah Domeier .... casting assistant
Kristen Leitch .... casting assistant
Patty Majorczak-Connolly .... adr voice casting
John McAlary .... casting associate
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson .... adr voice casting
Mark Sussman .... adr voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rebecca M. Graves .... costumer
Linda Huse .... costume supervisor
Rosa Lopez .... key costumer
Tania Pacheco .... key costumer
 
Editorial Department
Michel Aller .... additional editing
Ed Canavan .... data operator
Tyler Foster .... nextlab operator: additional
Bruce Fowler .... lab account manager: assistant
Dan Garsha .... quality control: and additional services
Brian Gee .... nextlab operator: additional
Andres Gonzalez .... data operator
Mark Griffith .... digital intermediate colorist
Brad Henry .... operations manager
Greg Hollander .... post-production assistant
Vincente Hughes .... nextlab operator: lead
Saj Jayasinghe .... account manager: executive
Katherine Kane .... operations manager
George Koran .... digital intermediate additional colorist
Sarah Lucky .... assistant editor
Gray Marshall .... vfx editor
Kirsten Mills .... account manager assistant
Ken Morita .... data operator
Timothy Llewellyn Moxey .... nextlab operator: additional (as Timothy Moxey)
Harry Muller .... lab color timer
John Nicolard .... head of digital production
Jose Parra .... digital intermediate supervisor
Ernesto Rivas .... data operator
Joe Rosenbloom .... apprentice film editor
David Rosenthal .... i/o supervisor
Bill Schultz .... digital film services: senior vice president and general manager
Daniel Sessoms .... nextlab operator: additional
Gary Smithson .... data operator
Tom Vice .... general manager: and vice president of nextLAB
Christina E. Wasell .... Project Manager
Christina E. Wasell .... project manager
Chris F. Woods .... data operator
Hannah Long .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Daniel Wehr .... musical sound designer
 
Transportation Department
Randy Peters .... transportation coordinator
Scott Philbrick .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Michael Wesley Aycock .... assistant location manager
Michael Wesley Aycock .... key assistant location manager
Benjamin Scott Baker .... medic
Benjamin Scott Baker .... set nurse
Bonnie Balmos .... assistant: to Mr. Goldsman
Alan Barnett .... production assistant
Steve Berens .... animal wrangler
Julie Bernards .... first assistant
Julie Bernards .... payroll accountant
Keith Blomberg .... personal assistant to Mr. Blum
Joshua Butt .... production assistant
Tuesday Cowburn .... animal wrangler
Robert Earl Craft .... location manager (as Robert E. Craft)
Steven Davis .... computer graphics
Andrew Emilio DeCesare .... production assistant (as Andrew DeCesare)
Karen E. Gilbert .... key assistant location manager
Paula Henry .... production assistant
Hernan Hernandez .... craft service
Julia Heymans .... production assistant
Brianna Hoskins .... assistant production coordinator
Harry Israelson .... assistant: to Mr. Joost and Mr. Schulman
Lynn Johnson .... medic
Albertina Kelley .... second assistant accountant
Andrew Kennedy .... production assistant
Jessica Kivnik .... assistant to: Mr. Landon
Jessica Kivnik .... script coordinator
David Kwong .... technical consultant
Ryan Lacen .... production assistant
Megan Lurty .... key production assistant
Tracy L. Moody .... script supervisor: secon unit
Brandon Moore .... assistant to Steven Schneider
Amber Perez .... production assistant
Chelsea Stardust Peters .... assistant: to Mr. Blum (as Chelsea Peters)
Jess Pineda .... assistant to Zack Estrin
Sam Schweikert .... set production assistant
Patrick R. Siembieda .... production accountant
Jenny Siff .... script supervisor: second unit
Linda Stanley .... studio teacher
Diane Weiss .... script supervisor (as Diane Lea Weiss)
Mandy Yaeger .... production coordinator
Kendra Rasmussen .... studio coordinator: physical production (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Stephen Dunham .... in memory of
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Paranormal Activity 4: Unrated Edition" - USA (longer version)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language and some violence/terror
Runtime:
88 min | 96 min (unrated version)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Continuity: Towards the end of the film where the woman rushes towards Alex and Alex slams the door, she is clearly wearing a dark blue top just as the door slams, however as she smashes through the door with the left arm and upper body, she is now wearing a white top.See more »
Quotes:
Robbie:He does not like you.
Ben:What? Who? Who does not like me?
Robbie:You'll find out.
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Movie Connections:
References Avatar (2009)See more »
Soundtrack:
Paranormal TreehouseSee more »

FAQ

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115 out of 163 people found the following review useful.
lazy / conveniently-chosen cinematography genre that's, to me, most unforgivable of all… very, very poor storytelling, 21 October 2012
Author: wcameronmartin from Seattle, WA

I am never giving this franchise another dime, nor another minute of my life; mark my words, so long as I live. That's four movies, at approximately two hours per film, twelve opening-weekend cinema passes at three tickets per release… all for what?? There's no bigger-picture, here! There's no larger story being told… there *IS* no story to this story!

The writers are doing nothing more than frantically clamoring to try and keep the series going for just one-more-year. Short pay-off, because they realize they've got NOTHING of substance. Like "Lost," in it's final season, you're left holding the bag, realizing it was all for nothing: the writers had sh*t, and so that is what they gave you… sh*t.

Me? I'm embarrassed I stayed this long. This is my stop, this is where I get off.

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