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Paranormal Activity (2007)

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After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.

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After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to. Written by Paramount Pictures

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$15,000 (estimated)

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$77,873 (USA) (25 September 2009)

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$107,917,283 (USA) (15 January 2010)
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Though the format is discontinued in the United States, this film received a VHS release in the Netherlands. See more »

Goofs

Katie's hair changes lengths from one scene to the next. This is especially noticeable when Katie tells Micah he is finished using the Ouija board and her hair is long, then in the next scene she is on the couch and her hair is much shorter. See more »

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[first lines]
Katie: Is that what I think it is?
Micah: Depends on what you think it is.
Katie: I think it's a big-ass camera! Whatever happened to one of those little hand held cameras?
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Crazy Credits

The acting/producing/directing credits appear for one frame after almost a minute of darkness after the copyright credits on some DVD editions. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.170 (2010) See more »

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very disappointed not as scary as all the hype
13 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was expecting to have to hug the person next to me during this film. I was on the website everyday checking to see if this made it to my area, when it finally did I was on top of it! I went to the theater early got my popcorn & by the end of the film i wanted my $$ back! I laughed more than i was scared! Don't get me wrong there are a couple of scenes that gave me goosebumps but like i said a couple! The scenes they show during the promo's to get you to come see this movie were the scariest. At the end the whole theater sat & waited for something & then little by little people started leaving & were all saying what a waste of time! you could wait till this one comes out on DVD! :[


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