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October 19, 2012
R , 1 hr 35 min
3,131 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: Frightening occurrences appear to center around a creepy neighbor boy.
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The film is heavily reliant on jump scares, but its best moments are the ones before them, when the tension builds without the benefit of...
By Kim Newman
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New York Post
By Sara Stewart
This is hardly reinventing the wheel, but it is serviceable, if you're looking for a few shivery communal scares.
By Wesley Morris
The ending steals actionably from "The Blair Witch Project," the movie that helped spawn these first-person chillers.
By Claudia Puig
There's virtually nothing new in the dull Paranormal Activity 4 except for a modification in the method of documenting the spooky...
By Adam Markovitz
PA4 develops the story ever so slightly (not enough to satisfy fans) and delivers a few good scares (not enough to satisfy newbies); mostly,...
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Fairly mild in tone and riffing -- if not quite ripping -- off a collection of horror classics that includes "The Shining," "Rosemary's...
By Chuck Bowen
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By Joe Neumaier
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This is the correct answer: 34% Boring and not scary
The reason why I put in NO, because when I was watching the movie it was boring nothing scary was in the movie (maybe 1 scene) It was awful. Next time I hope it is much scarier because this one was...
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Rated R | For Language and some violence/terror
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+
Fourth in spooky series runs out of ideas -- and scares.
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