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‘Paranormal Activity 4’ Gets Release Date

Paramount’s scary movie will go up against a Lionsgate comedy and a Warner Bros. crime drama on Oct. 19

"Paranormal Activity" will return to movie theaters this October — a month that traditionally has been successful for the horror franchise — Paramount Pictures said Wednesday.

The studio will release the fourth installment of its series on Oct. 19.

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The most recent "Paranormal" movie, this year's "Paranormal Activity 3," was released Oct. 21. It opened to $54 million for the biggest October opening ever. The first "Paranormal," made for a mere $15,000, grossed $193.3 million worldwide. It was released the last week in September, 2009. The second, made for $3 million, grossed $177.5 million worldwide. It was released Oct. 22, 2010.

"Paranormal 4" will open against "The Big Wedding," a romantic comedy from Lionsgate, and "Gangster Squad," a Warner Bros. crime drama.

TheWrap reported in October that a fourth "Paranormal" was all but certain.