Principal photography began on June 6, 2011 and ended on August 5. At the time during production, the film was under the name "Sports Camp". The film was directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (who both directed the documentary Catfish). Jason Blum, Oren Peli and Steven Schneider produced, along with Akiva Goldsman serving as executive producer. With a script written by Christopher Landon, the prequel was released on October 21, 2011. In some of the trailers, many of the scenes weren't shown in the final cut, which angered many of the fans.
|Runtime||1 hr 21 min|
|Budget||$5 000 000|
|Premiere: World||$207 039 844 October 19, 2011|
|USA||$104 028 807|
|Other countries||$103 011 037|
|Box Office – Budget||$202 039 844|
|Premiere: USA||$104 028 807 October 21, 2011|
|first day||$26 305 745|
|first weekend||$52 568 183|
|Digital: World||June 24, 2012|
|Parental Advisory||Frightening & Intense Scenes, Profanity, Violence & Gore, ...|
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DescriptionIn 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity called Toby, who resides in their home.
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