Stephen King's 1408 (2007) Endings Explained

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In Stephen King's 1408, a skeptic writer encounters a supposedly haunted room, and soon experiences a terrifying reality bending experience that will shine a light on his biggest mistakes and darkest fears. Learn all about the important personal journey of our protagonist, the meaning behind the evil 1408, and looking in depth at both main endings that feature drastically different outcomes.

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  • A modern Re-telling of Dante's Inferno.

    John Adrian CariagaJohn Adrian Cariaga20 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • The concept of this movie genuinely terrifies me like i cant imagine-

    Alyssa GalvanAlyssa Galvan2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I always interpreted "The Long Road Home" as a story of Mike's relationship with _his_ father, who he sees later in the film. Also, I never knew about the Director's Ending, because my parents bought the movie when it first came out and it had the theatrical ending. When I watched the movie, it was that copy, and it wasn't until later when my dad decided to get it on Bluray that I even knew there was another ending. You're right, though, I agree that the theatrical ending is far superior. It just fits the tone better, as well as the Dante's Inferno metaphor it's going for.

    Gabby RiceGabby Rice3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Can this be a game already? ewe

    Nyax #50 LopezNyax #50 Lopez7 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • **sees chocolate on the hotel bed** Me: woah the spirits know my favorite candy **gives an offering to the spirits as well** I call this tamales hope you enjoy it ^^

    Nyax #50 LopezNyax #50 Lopez7 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • But the Director's Cut ending is symbolic, though not consistent with the actual story. When Mike Enslin dies, he is with his daughter forever. It gives him his peace.

    Joeykm1972Joeykm19728 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • That’s not a lady

    Kyle SmithKyle Smith8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I always thought the Long Road Home, was a Dark Tower connection to the Comic Books. The Dad was a bastard in that story. And it becomes very obvious that the painting scene in this movie influenced IT and the Flute Lady.

    Joeykm1972Joeykm19728 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The feeling when you go to college HAHAHHA

    100 subs with no video?100 subs with no video?8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I’ve only seen one ending

    Sabrina AllenSabrina Allen9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Got to see the ending where he lives on sci-fi when I was about 13 or 14

    NairbNairb9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I actually watched the theatrical ending of the movie in a DVD I used to had,luck me

    Emperor StarscreamEmperor Starscream10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    RFK GamingRFK Gaming18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I couldn't remember which version I saw but I don't remember seeing it in the theater but I remember the theatrical ending so I must have. I agree it's a way better ending. Especially the last scene in the apartment.

    Xavier FrancoXavier Franco22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I always thought of 1408 as a doorway to hell, or a better description: An elevator through Dante's Inferno..

  • Thanks for covering this, it’s one of my favorite King short stories.

    Drew ClarkeDrew Clarkeวันที่ผ่านมา
  • I was lucky enough to have watched that theatrical ending. I love this movie but all I can find is the alternate (director's cut) ending.

    vj dela cruzvj dela cruzวันที่ผ่านมา
  • The hammerlady is no lady, that's "Benny the Jet" a famous martial artist of the 80's who is personal trainer of John Cusack and has some small parts in some his movies like Grosse Pointe Blank where he is assassin sent to go after Cusack and they have various fights scenes through the movie.

    43drak43drak3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • John Cusack Lives

    DeepBlueDeepBlue3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Is it just me or is this narrators high pitched non stop tirade of information annoying??!! Is he actually editing out the parts where he takes a freaking breath before speaking again?!

    FortAwesome1974FortAwesome19745 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I'm here to talk to you about the motherfucker initiative....

    galahad chavezgalahad chavez5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I like the director’s cut more. I think it’s because of different interpretations. In the director’s cut, Mike does redeem himself, but he dies, but he gets to be with Katie now and is at peace. In the theatrical cut, he redeems himself, lives, but has the proof. Needing the proof seems like part of his character flaw though, he can’t deal with Katie dying so he goes searching for her, and the proof being at the end still seems like just another scare put in an otherwise unmemorable “happy” ending. I see them as a complete story vs. a “scary” story. Knowing that the director’s cut was changed to the theatrical cut because of a focus group wanting a “happier” ending has biased me towards it though. Also, fun fact, there’s a third cut of the movie.

    EverythingFan02EverythingFan025 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • How nice of evil ghosts to always help people get over their trauma

    KampfarschKampfarsch5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I liked the one where he died at the end better because it showed he realized the error of his ways enough to reunite with his Daughter in the afterlife. The ending where he survived is the worst one because even though he reunited with his wife, the voice on the recorder wasn't his daughter but the room intimidating his daughter, there is no closure from that.

    Joshua FassJoshua Fass5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • One of my favorite movies of all time 🙌

    n bn b5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Jesus! Dangling participles is the true hell here. 'Coming back inside, the window slams onto his hand' : The window isn't coming back inside, the man is! 'His face obscured, yelling for him to call the police' - The MAN isn't yelling for him to call the police, Mike is! 'When trying the key, it breaks off in the lock': When WHO is trying the key? Can the writers REALLY not hear that these sentences make no grammatical sense? GOD!!!!

    Stockwell SantleyStockwell Santley5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Isn’t there a 3rd ending that’s pretty difficult to find? Also, there’s the fan made “ultimate ending” which combines parts of all 3.

    Haos magna IngramHaos magna Ingram6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Although you may make a lot of sense, your voice is highly annoying. I found it hard to listen to for more than a minute. Sorry.

    ShairkonShairkon6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I kind of wondered if the first ending was implying he hadn't left 1408, the fact he actually heard the voice was a sign he hadn't left yet

    ISayEepISayEep6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 1408 is the road to becoming the buddha.

    Phillip RhoadesPhillip Rhoades6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It only just begun.......

    •Autumn• J•Autumn• J7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I enjoyed both endings🤷🏾‍♀️

    Loviedede MLoviedede M8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • After watching this explanation, I realized that this is quite a wholesome movie. XD

    AgbeFamAgbeFam8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Such a great film 👌

    Anya VladAnya Vlad8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Hella lame and corny show

    D-monster 43D-monster 438 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Luckily I was able to buy the dvd right after the movie came out where Mike lives at the end. I honestly like the ending where Mike survives more so then the ending where he dies

    HaililibunnieHaililibunnie8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Ok I saw the dvd version and I got the theatrical version so....

    Drew NickersonDrew Nickerson8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Mike frfr said “ight imma head out”

    Nakia CunninghamNakia Cunningham8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • What if the “evil Entity” is Pennywise

    Tommy DavisTommy Davis8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This movie taught me my phobia, being chased in a small narrow space

    PhoeberiaPhoeberia8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Maybe molag bow he is responsible

    unknown Unknownunknown Unknown8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I do disagree about the conclusion. They make a point of saying that the room isn't a ghost and that its just evil. Similarly we can assume that all of the "ghosts" that he saw in the room were just conjured by the room itself. So our main character definitely has proof that paranormal things exist but no proof of ghosts or an afterlife specifically.

    DabbRudeDabbRude9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • SCP 1408

    Anthony S.Anthony S.9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Me: *checks in* Also me: *checks out* People: Now THATS an avengers level threat

    Xendril 2019Xendril 20199 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wait so the fire was caused by faulty wiring and the cooling system(i don't know the proper if it is that or not) had a malfunction and he "fixed it" could it be room it self that cause it in the first place

    zenoc gamerzenoc gamer9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Jokes on them, 13 is my lucky number.

    Spartan 228Spartan 2289 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Given that all King works are 100% connected, it's pretty clear that the room was built from materials recovered from the Overlook Hotel. Stripped of most of it's spirits by Danny absorbing them, and having to build up it's strength again by tormenting and twisting new victims.

    ZanathKariashiZanathKariashi9 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • There is another possibility that the room contains an egg from Pennywise that was not destroyed. The Powers of the room seem to mimic Pennywise to a much smaller degree.

      Joeykm1972Joeykm19728 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I need to see this again

    Earl the Hooded SweaterEarl the Hooded Sweater9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • That woman with a hammer apparently was a man

    Soadfan217Soadfan2179 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • For once, the theatrical cut was so much better.

    Beth LoweryBeth Lowery9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Why do you strain so much when you talk?

    bcherbsbcherbs10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Its an evil fucking time.

    Derek RogersDerek Rogers10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • when she melted in his arms when i watched the actual movie after re dying in his arms after waking up from his big dream. I was just like wow they went there. that shit hit hard

  • I can come to this channel for Genuine content that never fails to entertain me! Thank you for not clickbating and keeping everyone happy!!

    Nick LesterNick Lester10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I seen the first ending not the second ending.

    blackandredteddybearblackandredteddybear10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • ...almost 30 minutes to explain the ending of a movie, you're out of your fucking mind...

    zebras don't fly for a reasonzebras don't fly for a reason10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Good movie. Love John Cusack.

    GG GirlGG Girl11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When i first saw this movie on tv it was the theatrical cut

    primalgamer 13primalgamer 1311 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Theatrical > Director

    Sean O'NeillSean O'Neill12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I like this more than the shining

    Tarun SharmaTarun Sharma12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Top 5 movie for me. Saw it in theaters and it had the ending with his daughter. Whenever I see it on t.v it's the same ending. Only seen the other dumbass ending online. Also the book is his relationship with his father, not his daughter. Mike's father was a bastard and a terrible father , he fleshes that out in a hallucination. Mike decided not to be like his father but he lost his daughter anyways. In the end he was becoming the bitter old man his father was until he was tested in the room.

    Mike FantasiaMike Fantasia12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I don't like the whole adding numbers to equal 13 on the door thing because then it turns into the Illuminati memes like "What?! Room 5419?! 54-19 is 35! But the room is located on floor 5! 35/5=7! The room was booked on 07/07 so we multiply 7 time 2! 7*2=14, but we we have to remember there are 7 days of the week, BUT the room was booked on a SINGLE day WITHIN a week. Subtract that day out: 14-1 and GASP!!!! THAT EQUALS 13!!!! Like, the ghosts could make up any math to make any room of the place haunted besides just 1408 like room 0904 or 3703. It's like that thing where you think you're entering room 669, but then after the haunting starts, the room starts rumbling, the door locks, and on the door's number plaque, a screw comes loose and boom. You THOUGHT you entered room 669, but the 9, now unhinged, drops to reveal that you're ACTUALLY in room 666!!! Really, whatever excuse the ghosts can come up with to justify murdering you in this one room in particular.

    B-SpiralB-Spiral12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • *IT'S reality now* please tell me that was a Stephen King pun

    DINKLE BERGDINKLE BERG12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wow the directors cut is trash. I’m glad I saw this before the real movie

    Dr HapiDr Hapi12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "It's an evil fucking room."

    salaciousBastardsalaciousBastard13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wow did not know about the alternate ending! Glad my dad bought a pirated copy when the dvd first released so i can see the theatrical version

    It's AhhhRealMonstersIt's AhhhRealMonsters13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Just got out the shower and got a soap ad, for this

    Whiteboi 55550Whiteboi 5555013 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Please explain ending of the corridor

    Sabelo MthembuSabelo Mthembu13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • SCP-1408 The killer room

    Recluse The SpiderRecluse The Spider13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This is one of my favourite movies, and this is a terrible summary of events. You keep getting little details wrong, like what his father means in the bathroom, what his first book was about, his relationship with his daughter, his character as a whole.... makes me wonder about how accurate your other videos are.

    KMacUndCheeseKMacUndCheese13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Stephen King's 1408 (2007) Endings Explained