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Three alternate endings to 'Paranormal Activity'

Three finales to hit horror flick that you never saw

Serious SPOILER ALERT! Before Steven Spielberg suggested the finale you see on screen, director Peli considered many other endings. Check out these three.

THE COPS
The original ending? Police find Micah’s body — and Katie with a knife. When a door slams, a startled cop shoots her dead. (You can see this on YouTube: Search for ”Paranormal Activity original ending.”)

THE THROAT
Katie returns to the bedroom after the melee downstairs. She grins wickedly at the camera — and then slits her own throat. The demon then leaves her body, and Katie falls lifelessly to the floor.

THE CAMERA
A possessed Katie corners Micah and bludgeons him with his precious camera, while viewers watch from the camera’s POV. This version of the ending was so complicated that Peli never actually shot it.