This is the timeline for the Paranormal Activity film series. It includes the films, including the upcoming films PA5 and the spin-off film PA-The Marked Ones, and the spin-off comic book "The Search for Katie".
This is a simplified version which features a generalized chronology/ordering (though there are some overlaps). Any flashbacks or flashforwards are contained in parentheses with the general span of the film outside parentheses. The films are in bold black text, and the comic is in italicized green.
The first column is the films/comic, the second the dates they occur, and the third is the media type.
|Paranormal Activity 3||September 3 - 24, 1988 AD (March, 2005 - August, 2006 AD)||DVD|
|Paranormal Activity 2||(March, 2005 - August, 2006 AD) August 7 - 27, 2006 AD (September 18 - October 9, 2006 AD)||DVD|
|Paranormal Activity||September 18 - October 9, 2006 AD||DVD|
|Paranormal Activity - The Search for Katie||October 12 - 13, 2006 AD||Comic (iPhone)|
|Paranormal Activity 4||(September 20 - October 9, 2006 AD) November 1 - 17, 2011 AD (June, 2012 AD ????)||DVD|
|Paranormal Activity - The Marked Ones||June, 2012 AD||DVD|
|Paranormal Activity 5||????||DVD|