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Paranormal Activity 3

Release date October 21, 2011

This franchise, known for its low budget production / big box office returns, cranks out a third installment of Paranormal Activity.

Why is Paranormal Activity 3 rated R? The MPAA rated Paranormal Activity 3 R for some violence, language, brief sexuality and drug use.

Paranormal Activity 3
Rating & Content Info

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.

Why is Paranormal Activity 3 rated R? Paranormal Activity 3 is rated R by the MPAA for some violence, language, brief sexuality and drug use.

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


- Brief non-graphic violence.

- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence (no blood, but some detail shown).

- Frequent portrayals of unexplained aural and visual phenomena in a traumatic context, most involving children.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

- Occasional upsetting or disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Brief portrayal of sexual activity (no nudity).

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.


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

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, mild sexual references, cursing and profanity.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- One portrayal of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

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Paranormal Activity 3
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba 14A
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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We do not have a full review for Paranormal Activity 3 because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have some information about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the Content Details section.

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Cast and Crew

Paranormal Activity 3 is directed by Tod Williams and stars Katie Featherston.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Paranormal Activity 3 movie is January 24, 2012. Here are some details…

Paranormal Activity 3 releases to home video on January 24, 2012.

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The first two films in the franchise are Paranormal Activity and Paranormal Activity 2. Supernatural tales also haunt the plots of The Others and The Sixth Sense.