Paranormal Activity

Visible crew/equipment: When Mika brings Katie upstairs after investigating another noise downstairs, you hear a thump come from downstairs. Mika turns the camera down the stairs, and you can see a crew member scrambling to get out of the shot.

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Revealing mistake: On night 21 the time-stamp changes from 11:59:56 PM to 11:59:57 AM despite it not having turned midnight yet.

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Continuity mistake: On the first night the girl is wearing pink night shorts, when they wake up in the morning downstairs she is wearing blue.

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Trivia: The entire movie was filmed in Oren Peli's (the director) home.

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Micah: You're screaming like that over a spider?
Katie: Well, yeah... Did you go run and get the camera first?

Katie: You promised me you wouldn't get a fucking Ouija board!
Micah: No - I promised I wouldn't go *buy* Ouija board. I borrowed one.

Micah: Basically, they're these malevolent evil spirits that only exist to cause pain and commit evil for their own amusement. It's pretty creepy. I mean, they stalk people for years, like decades, and sometimes they're really intelligent in the way they do things to freak you out.

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Question: What does it mean when a black, lined piece of paper is found that has white printing it? The paper appears to be old and the printing says "I love you" This paper just appeared one evening but was not there before.

Question: I hope someone can help me with this: In one of the movie's /teaser/promotional posters, we see Katie and Micah tightly huddled together on the extreme far right of their bed while they look at a shadow of something that is outlined on their bedroom door. I've seen the movie more than once but don't remember that scene. When (or if) does this occur in the movie?

Chosen answer: It's just a movie poster, not showing any part of a scene. Some movie posters may take different parts of the movie and combine them to make a more suspenseful image for the movie poster/teaser. There is a part in the movie with a shadow on the door, and there is a time where they are together on the bed in a similar position. Combine the two to make the poster interesting.

Question: Can someone tell me if I'm interpreting this correctly? When Katie changes her mind about fleeing the house and is found clutching a cross with blood on her hand and leg, Micah takes it and burns it, after which she becomes possessed. Was she successfully warding off the demon with the cross and clutching it so desperately that it made her hand bleed, and then Micah wrongly thought it was being used to attack her and inadvertently made her possession a done deal by burning it?

Chosen answer: The screenwriter confirms in the commentary that burning the cross and picture was a mistake because it was the last defence they had.

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