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Life in the suburbs doesn't prove as peaceful as anticipated for a young couple (Micha Sloat and Katie Featherstone). It seems every time they try to sleep, an unexplained something goes bump in the night.

MPAA Rating: R for language.

Why is Paranormal Activity rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Paranormal Activity is rated R for for language.

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This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence

- Occasional disturbing scenes.

- Frightening scenes and suspenseful situations.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent portrayals of unexplained aural and visual phenomena.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.

- Crude content.

Language:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.

Paranormal Activity
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes, Coarse Language, Not Recommended For Children.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Young Children. Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Frightening Scenes, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Horror.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A