Paranormal Activity The Marked Ones Box Office Numbers

Herner Klenthur

New Motion Posters for Paranormal Activity: The Marked OnesIf there is one thing we can all agree on its that people love and hate the Paranormal Activity movies. I fall in the hate camp and for that reason it did not get $12.00 out of me this past weekend.

Paranormal Activity was made on a budget of roughly $5million and over the weekend it managed to bring in an impressive $18.2 million landing at #2 in the box office and beating out The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug. It was beaten by the family friendly FROZEN.

Overall the Paranormal Activity film Franchise has made over $755million at the box office and the latest installment continues to draw in fans it would seem.

Two of our writers saw the film and they had completely different reactions to it. Something that is common on our site since we all have such diverse tastes towards horror. Jason McDonald reviewed the film and said quote;

 I know that this series can be extremely divisive in the horror community.  If you’ve hated all of the previous Paranormal Activity films, then there’s nothing I can say that would convince you to see this one.  However, if you’ve been a fan of the series since the beginning then I have no problem saying that this is one of the best “Paranormal Activity” films yet.

The scares are a bit formulaic and not as creative as previous entries, but the overall package has reignited my love for a series that I was ready to write off after the fourth installment. – read the review

Flay Otters take was quite different after he saw Paranormal Activity The Marked Ones. He writes;

The Paranormal Activity series really boils down to, in my mind, the concessions afforded by the viewer to each film for the gaps in logic and reliance on spook-house gimmicks to scare the audience.

On the first item, if you watch enough horror movies (of all types) you get to a point where you often have a conversation with yourself about what is ‘acceptable’. That is to say, what you’ll willingly overlook whether it be plot holes or budget or acting or effects or bad dialogue to then settle in and enjoy the thing. Sometimes this is easier said than done and a film’s faults far outweigh its positives and it is a no-go.

So is Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones better than the fourth installment? Absolutely. Is it the best in the series? No. It is worth your time? That all comes down to what you’re willing to ignore and what you’re willing to not try to think about too much. – read the review

Did you see the film? What did you think of it?


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      1. Don Gowdy January 5, 2014 at 10:36 pm

        Too much.

      2. Demi O'Neill January 5, 2014 at 10:41 pm

        Really? Those are the most shitty movies I’ve ever seen. I have never understood the fuss…

      3. Bud Pasquantonio January 5, 2014 at 10:42 pm

        Ridiculous that they continue making these, but I suppose if people are willing to absolutely waste their time and money…I personally find the series boring, with zero chance of scares

      4. Kady Mae January 5, 2014 at 10:49 pm

        These movies are such a joke. I don’t get it. Its a bunch of 16 yr old dorks who go see these pieces of crap. I tried watching the first one and turned it off 25 mins into it. I just don’t understand it. They aren’t horror movies. Whoever makes these movie “GEMS” should sit down and watch VHS and go back to the drawing board. See how to make somewhat of a good fake documentary.

      5. Liz Beres January 5, 2014 at 11:01 pm

        I liked it but that’s my opinion. Don’t like it. Too bad.

      6. Patrick Austin McDaniel January 5, 2014 at 11:02 pm

        I hate the whole series, but this looks like the best of them all

      7. Chris Farmer January 5, 2014 at 11:07 pm

        it was awsome. Tops pa4

      8. Larry Brown January 5, 2014 at 11:12 pm

        it should have made nothing but it was probably number one

      9. Lavie Robinson January 5, 2014 at 11:40 pm

        this movie is so phony,I don’t understand why people don’t see that!!!

      10. Hilary Gregoire January 5, 2014 at 11:42 pm

        wow it wasnt that good either

      11. Efren Villa January 6, 2014 at 12:37 am

        I think those movies are funny.

      12. Beth Basimah Mitchell January 6, 2014 at 12:40 am

        I think it’s great that people are still going to the cinema and not just sitting at home watching TV. Anything that keeps cinema going is fine in my book.

      13. Yolanda M. Macaraeg January 6, 2014 at 12:41 am


      14. iAssassin January 6, 2014 at 12:58 am

        Enjoyed the series so far, however, this one…..meh

      15. Jeremy Arruda January 6, 2014 at 1:05 am

        Yeah , well 17 year olds are idiots.

      16. Nicholas Gardner January 6, 2014 at 1:25 am


      17. Nancy Bradford January 6, 2014 at 2:24 am

        The preview alone was enough to keep me from wasting my money.

      18. Damien Avila Aleman January 6, 2014 at 2:38 am

        Still waiting for devil due

      19. Jeffrey Koo January 6, 2014 at 4:54 am

        cool movie i seen it scary:)

      20. Jason Kodran January 6, 2014 at 5:31 am

        Shittiest franchise of movies ever. The Blair Witch Project of the 2000s

      21. Jason McGrath January 6, 2014 at 5:36 am

        It was awesome. I love them all.

      22. James Bos January 6, 2014 at 5:37 am

        I’m not a teenager (nowhere near) and I loved it. Saw it today with my teenage Son. If you have grown tired of the series give this one a shot. It actually made me jump for the first time in years and the tone is a lot darker and freakier.

      23. Veronica Wilson January 6, 2014 at 6:12 am

        It was decent and the ending was great.

      24. Stephen Waters January 6, 2014 at 7:40 am

        Amazing how a DUMB movie series can make so MUCH money, when they’re soooo predictable, unrealistic, and NOT even scary!! That’s why they keep feeding us crap though,….cause anyone will eat it!!

      25. David Martin January 6, 2014 at 10:06 am

        Oh dear lord stop going to these dumb-ass, crotch-licking, inane films! Or they’ll keep making them til the franchise runs bone dry .

      26. Jessica Terry January 6, 2014 at 12:19 pm

        i cant wait to see it, i like those movies, always will. my opinion! but if you dont like them thats cool to, why does people have to make mean remarks if you dont like them just dont say nothing. im not being mean to you for not liking them.

      27. Joshua Smilow January 6, 2014 at 9:45 pm

        It just wont die. Cockroaches