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Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

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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:
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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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

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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Trivia

Alexondra Lee's last acting role as of 2019. See more »

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The time tags in the lower left-hand corner of many of the cameras disappear and reappear several times throughout the film. See more »

Quotes

Alex: [after seeing Katie at the end of the hall] Please don't hurt me!
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"The Recovered Files" includes virtually thirty minutes of unseen footage. See more »

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Performed by Rob Zombie
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Awful
31 January 2013 | by vriesspeechSee all my reviews

Awful, definitely the weakest link in the franchise.

I like part 3 and I though the series was back on track after the weak second installment. Guess I was wrong. It's hard to find any redeeming qualities about this film. The story is weak (if you can speak of a story at all), the main characters are annoying from the very first scene on and this movie has no really scary scenes. It mostly relies on tropes that are now trademarks of the series (things moving suspiciously in the house, loud noises, people being dragged by an unknown force) and plays it completely safe. The Xbox Kinect gimmick is interesting at first, but it is so overused during the film that it quickly becomes a marketing pull that hinges on the borderline offensive.

A waste of your time. I think I'm officially done with found footage films for a while.


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