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Amityville II: The Possession (1982)

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A family moves into their new home, which proves to be evil, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him.

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An Italian-American family move into a house built on an ancient Indian burial ground. The oldest son is possessed by an evil spirit, and is forced to murder his family. The family's priest feels responsible, and tries to save the possessed boy's soul. Written by Chris Thackwray <pault@interworld.com.au>

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In the same 1982 year that the movie was released, the film's screenwriter Tommy Lee Wallace wrote and directed Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) which also launched in theaters in 1982. Both movies were sequels. Amityville II: The Possession (1982) was the first produced screenplay of Wallace. See more »

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Sonny is in his room listening to a Sony Walkman. The movie is set in 1974; the Walkman was not introduced until 1979. See more »

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Dolores Montelli: [Anthony removes his belt, from his pants] Anthony, You can't do that. You can't do that, to the kids, no.
Jan Montelli: [Looking terrified] But daddy, it was the brushes, we didn't do it!
Anthony Montelli: Mark, you think, that's funny, huh?
[Smacks him with the belt]
Dolores Montelli: [Mark and Jan, running away screaming] WHAT ARE YOU DOING, HE CAN'T EVEN WRITE?
Anthony Montelli: What about her?
Dolores Montelli: DON'T TOUCH HER, DON'T YOU TOUCH HER!
Anthony Montelli: YOU FUCKIN' CUNT, YOU RUINED THIS HOUSE, GET OUTTA MY WAY!
Dolores Montelli: YOU LEAVE HER ALONE!
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Published by Gegenshein Music
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Better than the 1st

Amityville II The Possession was basically the same as the first, except with a bunch of twisted ideas thrown in. But I think the ideas "thrown in" add a sense of kraziness into the whole story. The movie was definitely better than the first story and also gives the viewer an idea of why the house is haunted. Another part that separates this from the previous film is the music. The music provides a sense of anxiety and is perfectly matched to the film from beginning to end. The ideas of possession and incest are really great touches also. Anyways, the movie was decent and worth seeing at least once.


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