A Theater Shows “Paranormal Activity 4” Instead of “Madagascar 3”

Oops. Can’t win them all. About 25 families with young children who’d shown up in a theater to watch Madagascar 3 were accidentally treated to Paranormal Activity 4. Yahoo reports that the result was a lot of “screaming” and “running for exits” which, well, duh. Theater-goer Natasha Lewis said that, “They started playing the movie and I thought – this doesn’t look right. And then I recognised the opening sequence as a flash back to the first movie, which I saw a couple of years ago. It opens on the most terrifying scene in the first film. It’s enough to make grown men jump, so you can imagine the terror in these young faces.” Parents, from now on, if you recognize the “most terrifying scene” of a famously terrifying movie, maybe head for the exits right away, or prepare to stay up late with your child every night for the next five years or so …

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