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Picking up where the first movie left off, this production promises more low-budget paranormal activity.

MPAA Rating: R for some language and brief violent material.

Why is Paranormal Activity 2 rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Paranormal Activity 2 is rated R for for some language and brief violent material.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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


- Frequent portrayals of frightening unexplained phenomena.

- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence (some blood and detail shown).

- Brief portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Depiction of neck breaking.

- Several frightening scenes and suspenseful situations with glimpses of scary images.

- Some scenes may frighten young children.

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of crude sexual language.

- Embracing and kissing.


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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity

Paranormal Activity 2
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Children, Frightening Scenes, Language May Offend.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Frightening Scenes, DIsturbing Content.
Quebec 13+ Horror.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A