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.

Writers:

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

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Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Teddy bear 'Ted' from the same titled comedy movies written and directed by Seth MacFarlane is sitting on a chair in Wyatt's room. See more »

Goofs

(at around 31 mins) In one scene, Alex follows a trail of toys into Wyatt's room. She inspects his closet and behind her, the toy train turns itself on. Startled, she turns around to head downstairs. On her way out of Wyatt's room the toys are now gone. 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 »

Connections

Follows Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Alien Abduction
Written by Harry Bluestone and Emil Cadkin
Courtesy of APM Music
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User Reviews

 
lazy / conveniently-chosen cinematography genre that's, to me, most unforgivable of all… very, very poor storytelling
21 October 2012 | by wcameronmartinSee all my reviews

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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Details

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

Gross USA:

$53,885,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$142,802,657
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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