PARANORMAL ENTITY (2009) Reviews and overview


Paranormal Entity is a 2009 American supernatural horror film written, directed by and starring Shane Van Dyke and produced by The Asylum.

The film was followed by a loose sequel. 8213: Gacy House (aka Paranormal Entity 2).

A notice reveals that a young man named Thomas was convicted of raping and killing his sister, and murdering Doctor Edgar Lauren, a psychic. Despite his pleas, he was sent to prison, where he committed suicide.

Samantha Finley (Erin Marie Hogan), her older brother Thomas (Shane Van Dyke), and their mother Ellen (Fia Perera), are a family that believe they have ellen thought she was making contact with her deceased husband David. Ellen tries to contact David by writing to him and is overjoyed upon receiving a written response.

Soon, the family claims that a demon is haunting them. At first, they think it is David, but after a series of horrible attacks upon Samantha, they begin to suspect otherwise.


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” …there are some very brief moments of unintentional humor that might make you think for a few seconds here and there that they actually set about to make a parody instead of a rip-off. These instances of almost sublime stupidity are all there is to break up the unremitting boredom…’ Dread Central

‘Asylum, the people behind Paranormal Entity, are most famous for what they do, rather than the movies they actually produce. They tend to take well-established names and churn out movies with similarities (as well as very close titles). Their business method is shady if smart… it’s an attempt to confuse consumers into getting their product instead of the “real deal”. Marcus’s Movie Life

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