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Paranormal Activity


Sep 25, 2009

Latest Home Video

Dec 29, 2009

MPAA Rating



Micha Sloat
Katie Featherstone
Mark Fredrichs


2009 Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment

Still shot from the movie: Paranormal Activity.

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


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.

Content Details

Why Is Paranormal Activity Rated R?

Paranormal Activity is rated R for language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Paranormal Activity...

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


- 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.


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

- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Frightening Scenes.
AB 14A Frightening Scenes, Coarse Language, Not Recommended For Children.
MB 14A Not Recommended for Young Children. Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Frightening Scenes, Disturbing Content.
QC 13+ Horror.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Paranormal Activity...

Paranormal Activity is releasing to DVD and Blu-ray on December 29. 2009.

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