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Paranormal Activity 3

R| 1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
In 1988 sisters Katie (Chloe Csengery) and Kristi (Jessica Tyler Brown) seem to be enjoying a normal, happy childhood at home. But when strange things start going bump in the night, their father, a wedding videographer, decides to use his cameras to discover the source, especially since Kristi appears to having conversations with an imaginary friend. While the cameras do indeed reveal a flurry of supernatural occurrences, the family is unprepared for the terror that awaits.

Cast: Katie Featherston , Sprague Grayden , Lauren Bittner , Christopher Nicholas Smith , Chloe Csengery , Mark Fredrichs , Brian Boland , Dustin Ingram

Directors: Henry Joost , Ariel Schulman

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

Release Date: October 21st, 2011|1 hr. 21 min.

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  • I fully expect Paranormal Activity 3 to be box office gold. But it's barely worth two stars, let alone two cents. As for future followups, I offer this plea: STOP! show more

  • A few really weird things happen during Paranormal Activity 3, though unfortunately, they have nothing to do with being frightened. show more

  • Although not exactly breaking any new ground with its by now all too familiar found-footage format, Paranormal Activity 3 hews to the formula in expertly crafted fashion, mustering up the requisite scares and then some. show more

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  • May 27, 2012 jm00000000110968
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    Well for the most part this was not a movie i\'d rate even close to high. The first one had me creeped out until it got stupid. I laughed hysterically through the second one and we all mocked the lines and characters. TERRIBLE acting. This one was the best of the 3. Had some thrill factor to it. I wouldn\'t recommend it unless you were a fan of the others. Then it\'s worth it to see. I just feel cheated with the endings of these types of movies. It\'s as if they ran out of ideas and asked their cartoon watching (not at all into scary movies) neighbor to *********. The acting was decent. Good set and lighting if you\'re into that. I know this doesnt give much of a premise of the story but I hope it helps with your decision to watch or not.

  • April 12, 2012 sr00000000118364
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    Saw it in the theatre and was a little disappointed. The story was a little predictable and there wasn\'t enough freaky things happening.

  • November 14, 2011 eh00000000105637
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    HORRIBLE! I loved the first and second movies so I was super excited when I heard a third was coming out. It was so terrible that I\'m pissed at myself for sitting through it. Nothing scary happened. You just sit there waiting and waiting for something scary to happen and it never does. Worst movie I\'ve ever gone to see in a theater.

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