Paranormal Activity 4 parents guide

Paranormal Activity 4

Release date October 19, 2012

For those who have not had enough of this already, the franchise creators are cooking up (or milking out) another stirring plot.

Why is Paranormal Activity 4 rated R? The MPAA rated Paranormal Activity 4 R for language and some violence/terror.

Paranormal Activity 4
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 4 rated R? Paranormal Activity 4 is rated R by the MPAA for language and some violence/terror.

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


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Frequent explicit violence.

- Disturbing scenes.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence, with no blood, but some detail.

- Frequent portrayals of unexplained phenomena in violent contexts.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of mild sexual references, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

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Paranormal Activity 4
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frightening Scenes.
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes
Manitoba 14A Not Recommeded for Young Children, Frightening Scenes, Violence.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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No Review

We do not have a full review for Paranormal Activity 4 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.

News About "Paranormal Activity 4"

Cast and Crew

Paranormal Activity 4 is directed by Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman and stars Dianna Agron, Katie Featherston, Brady Allen.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Paranormal Activity 4 movie is January 28, 2013. Here are some details…

Paranormal Activity 4 releases to home video on January 29, 2013.

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Although we have not reviewed any of these R-rated films, we do offer some content details on the other movies in this series: Paranormal Activity, Paranormal Activity 2 and Paranormal Activity 3.