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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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The Amityville address of the house in the film is 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville. 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 »

Quotes

Anthony Montelli: JESUS H. CHRIST! WHAT DO YOU KIDS THINK THIS IS... A PLAYGROUND?
Jan Montelli: [crying] We didn't do it! We didn't do it!
Anthony Montelli: DON'T YOU LIE TO ME!
[he slaps Jan]
Father Adamsky: Please, don't hit the child.
Anthony Montelli: Mister, this is none of your business! You hear that? I raise my children the way I see fit! Go do what you got to do, then go!
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WHITE OUT
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Published by Gegenshein Music
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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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