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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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Judge (as Allan Dellay)
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Storyline

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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If these walls could talk...they would SHRIEK! See more »

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Release Date:

24 September 1982 (USA)  »

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A démonok háza  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

Set in 1974, Sonny has a Rocky poster on his wall. 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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Connections

Featured in The Possession of Damiani (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

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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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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