**As expected, the clip was promptly excommunicated from Youtube. So much for that. But, basically, Katie comes back upstairs into the bedroom after Micah runs down to see why she’s screaming; she sits alongside the bed, in a daze, and then a couple of fuzz-members (cops) come up the staircase. Katie approaches them, and the fuzz, seeing the blood on her shirt and no doubt having scoped Micah’s corpse in the living room, fire rounds into her. The end.
Astonishingly, I’ve yet to find someone who outright hates Paranormal Activity; sure, a handful of folks have nitpicks and problems, but no one seems to hate the film. Which is pretty incredible, frankly. I’ve already stated my thumbs-up piece about the film here, so there’s no need for any pathos today. Rather, I want to show all of you heads out there that have pushed the little $11,000 film into the $60-mil-plus range how writer/director Oren Peli originally concluded the film, since the main qualm I’ve heard has been, “That final Boo! shot is corny as fuck.” And I agree, it is borderline cheesy, and does deflate the wonderful creepiness of the film’s final section.
After the jump, you’ll find one of the film’s two original ending. Make your own judgment about its merit, whether it’s better/worse than the theatrical one, etc.; as for my opinion, I’m opting for that over this: