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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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Christopher Landon (screenplay), Chad Feehan (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katie Featherston ... Katie
Kathryn Newton ... Alex
Matt Shively ... Ben
Aiden Lovekamp ... Wyatt
Brady Allen ... Robbie
Stephen Dunham ... Doug
Alexondra Lee ... Holly
Georgica Pettus Georgica Pettus ... Sarah
Alisha Boe ... Tara
Brendon Eggertsen Brendon Eggertsen ... Derek
Constance Esposito Constance Esposito ... Robbie's Mom's Friend
Ty Dawson ... Shadow Boy
Jonah Pasco Jonah Pasco ... Shadow Boy
Rightor Doyle ... Referee
Tamara Bersane 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's Closer Than You Think See more »

Genres:

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

19 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paranormal Activity 4: Unrated Edition See more »

Filming Locations:

Henderson, Nevada, USA See more »

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Though it may seem like a novel concept, incorporating a laptop camera into "Paranormal Activity 4" played an important practical role in the filmmaking. "Anything can go on behind, and she wouldn't necessarily know unless the person on the other end of the video chat told her that it was behind her," Schulman said. "It just seemed like a really fun way to carry a camera and film yourself because otherwise there's no other way to shoot close-ups in a 'Paranormal' movie. Usually you're filming forward, so this way you can actually get a reaction shot." See more »

Goofs

When Holly is cooking dinner the knife flies into the ceiling. Later that night when Alex goes to the kitchen the knife is not in the ceiling. See more »

Quotes

Alex: [after seeing Katie at the end of the hall] Please don't hurt me!
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Crazy Credits

There is no music in the credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Unrated version incorporates an extra 10 minutes to the film as well as an alternate Trick-or-Treat opening. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Worst Films of 2012 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Break Me Out 2.0
Written by Kyler England, Robert Giles, Adrianne Gonzalez, and Gabriel Mann
Performed by The Rescues
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User Reviews

 
Waste of time and money
22 October 2012 | by NjinkedSee all my reviews

what a waste of time and cash.. the movie was pointless. with no flow. no questions answered. just a waste. I never review movies but had to share how bad this was..compared to part 1- 2- and 3.... i don't know what else to say other than how misleading the commercial is.. the commercial was cut and spliced with video and audio that didn't even match what happened in the movie... you have been warned. when the movie was over.. people actually Boo'd. hopefully people will spread the word, and save others from throwing their money away. i know die-hard fans will go and give it a shot, but will be disappointed as well. Sinister was better and actually made you jump quite a few times.


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