‘Paranormal Activity’ Passes $100M

Shot for under $15,000, Paramount horror title achieves notable domestic benchmark.

Last Updated: November 12, 2009 @ 7:31 PM

Paramount’s micro-budgeted horror phenomenon "Paranormal Activity" reached another notable benchmark Thursday, clearing $100 million at the domestic box office.

Paramount officials, who control domestic distribution rights to the film, say they’ve spent less than $15 million to sweenten and market the film for release.

The movie’s production budget came in at less than $15,000.