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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:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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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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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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

(at around 1h 22 mins) 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

Alex: Dad, what is that?
Doug: That is awesome!
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Crazy Credits

There is no music in the credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

"The Recovered Files" includes virtually thirty minutes of unseen footage. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) See more »

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Alien Abduction
Written by Harry Bluestone and Emil Cadkin
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User Reviews

 
Extreme Disapoinment..
10 February 2013 | by StoneybudzzSee all my reviews

Paranormal Activity 4,,,,, well fellow movie goers this movie was a huge disappointment, first it starts out confusing they introduce characters that have nothing to do with the rest of the series, there are no big scares or out of control haunting 's like the rest of the series there are a few minor jumps at the end, the acting is horrible in this one. by the tine you reach the end your left with more questions than answers, if you have seen the other 3 then you can understand some of the movie the rest is just so confusing you have no clue who the 2 main character's are supposed to be and what exactly they have to do with the movie,,, my final rating is 2 stars out of a possible 5 this movie was doomed from the start,, very disappointed,, do not recommend paying to see this film...


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