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Release Date: October 18th, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 24th, 2012

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

Director: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Production Co: Blumhouse, Room 101 Inc., Solana Films

Distributors: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Pictures

Keywords: 1980s, Father, Sister, Mother, Underdog, Suspenseful, Mystery

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Where Paranormal Activity 3's weak points show are in the unbelievable silliness of its characters. 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

  • The films are not works of genius. They are, however, wily reminders of the virtues of restraint when you're out for a scare. show more

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