|title = Sinister
|director = Scott Derrickson
|writer = Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill
|ex-prod = Charles Layton
|producer = Jason Blum Jeanette Brill Bailey Conway Scott Derrickson Gerard DiNardi Jessica L. Hall Brian Kavanaugh-Jones
|cast = Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, Fred Dalton Thompson, James Ransone, Michael Hall D'Addario, Clare Foley
|tagline = Tonight, you've never seen anything this Sinister...
|release date = October 12, 2012
|runtime = 110 min
|language = English
|budget = $3,000,000 (estimated)
|gross = $48,056,940 (USA)
|imdb_id = 1922777
|distributor = Summit Entertainment
A true-crime writer finds a cache of 8mm home movies films that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose career dates back to the 1960s.