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Amityville II: The Possession (1982)

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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Jan and Mark Montelli were portrayed by real life brother and sister Erika Katz and Brent Katz. See more »

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In the brushes scene, in the kids room, one brush comes out of the red paint can, and the shot after the other brush comes out of the green paint can. The final shot only, showed two brushes with red paint. 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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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Written by Mildred J. Hill & Patty S. Hill
Summy/Birchard Music division of Birch Tree Group Ltd.
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Scariest of all AMITYVILLE premises.
13 March 2005 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

I must admit I was expecting the first one to be a good horror flick but in the end I was really disappointed by it. However, this film (although not a sequel but a prequel) was really. In fact, the best of all the Amityville movies ever made.

It didn't have any prologue or anything. The story immediately have the Montelli's family moved in to the house. Almost immediately the haunting began where as the mother (Rutanya Alda) turned on the tap and black liquid oozed out. Soon after, during the family dinner, as Dolores were saying grace the mirror cracked and fell. This was the scene that ignited the father's chain of abuse on his kids.

All in all, this was the best Amityville film so far. However, it's a pity they didn't make use of the actually DeFeo's name.


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