MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,471 this week

Amityville 3-D (1983)

3.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.9/10 from 3,494 users  
Reviews: 85 user | 69 critic

A reporter moves into the ominous Long Island house to debunk it of the recent supernatural events and becomes besieged by the evil manifestations which are connected to a hell-spawn demon lurking in the basement.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 25 Feb 2011
 
a list of 48 titles
created 10 Oct 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 30 Nov 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 13 Jun 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 04 Apr 2013
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Amityville 3-D (1983)

Amityville 3-D (1983) on IMDb 3.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Amityville 3-D.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

French Kiss (1995)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A woman flies to France to confront her straying fiancé, but gets into trouble when the charming crook seated next to her uses her for smuggling.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Stars: Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline, Timothy Hutton
I.Q. (1994)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.

Director: Fred Schepisi
Stars: Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau
In the Cut (2003)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A New York writing professor, Frannie Avery (Ryan), has an erotic affair with a police detective (Ruffalo) investigating a murder in her neighborhood of a beautiful young woman...

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Two brothers, formerly of the murderous children's cult of Gatlin Nebraska, are taken to Chicago by an unwitting couple.

Director: James D.R. Hickox
Stars: Daniel Cerny, Ron Melendez, Jim Metzler
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believe everyone over the age of 18 must be killed.

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. Is it Mrs. Voorhees' son Jason who didn't drown in the lake some 30 years before?

Director: Steve Miner
Stars: Betsy Palmer, Amy Steel, John Furey
Halloween II (1981)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Laurie Strode is rushed to the hospital, while Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt the streets for Michael Myers, who has found Laurie at the Haddonfield Hospital.

Director: Rick Rosenthal
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?

Director: Dwight H. Little
Stars: Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

On one last road trip before they're sent to serve in Vietnam, two brothers and their girlfriends get into an accident that calls their local sheriff to the scene. Thus begins a terrifying experience where the teens are taken to a secluded house of horrors, where a young, would-be killer is being nurtured.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Stars: Jordana Brewster, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Chucky's back as the doll possessed by the soul of a serial killer, butchering all who stand in his way of possessing the body of a boy.

Director: John Lafia
Stars: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham
Halloween (1978)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.

Director: John Carpenter
Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran
Halloween 5 (1989)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

It's one year later after the events of Halloween 4. Michael survives the shootings and on October 31st he returns with a vengeance. Lurking and stalking, Jamie, Rachel, and Rachel's ... See full summary »

Director: Dominique Othenin-Girard
Stars: Donald Pleasence, Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
John Beal ...
Leora Dana ...
John Harkins ...
...
...
...
Peter Kowanko ...
Roger (as Pete Kowanko)
Frederikke Borge ...
Elliot's Assistant (as Rikke Borge)
Carlos Romano ...
Josefina Echánove ...
Dolores (as Josephina Echanove)
Jorge Zepeda ...
Van Driver
Edit

Storyline

A man who is separated from his wife moves into the infamous Amityville House. Their daughter dies in a boating accident (after being told that she is not allowed to go to the house) and now the mother sees her deceased daughter "alive" in the house. Mr. Baxtor calls a paranormal investigator in to help and the investigator finds out the source of the household problems. Written by Chris Voveris <cvoveris@mail.microserve.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Enter the gateway to hell...at your peril! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 November 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amityville 3-D  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Although this film takes place at the Amityville House, it is not a sequel to The Amityville Horror (1979) or Amityville II: The Possession (1982). The events in the first two films were supposedly "real". See more »

Goofs

When they light the lighter after the first séance, John walks by with his lighter but the others are still lit from behind. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Emma Caswell: Good evening.
See more »

Crazy Credits

The title "Amityville", both in 3D and 2D, appear to bevel outwards toward the audience. Then the "3D" skews outward from the bottom. See more »

Connections

Featured in A Chilly Reception with Candy Clark (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

A solid horror film *** out of 5
21 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At this point the true events that took place in the house are no longer relevant. This is an entirely different story concocted by the screenwriters and I must say it's the best work of fiction on film that involves the Amityville house.

The cinematography is great, the music, while not Schifrin, is still chilling, the acting is very very good. And there are some really scary moments in the film. The overall story I think engulfs the viewer. It's really interesting because the main character believes it's all a hoax, (much like a portion of the people do today) and he comes to find out that things in Amityville are much more unsettling than he thought they'd be.

The only thing (as with all 80's 3-D films) is that there are obvious things going on which were supposed to lurch out at the audience. It seems rather silly when the camera stays on a certain image for more than five seconds when it is no longer presented in it's 3-D image. It induces a chuckle when ever this happens, but it doesn't detract from the film itself.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
worst movie with the best scene ever nkchappe
disturbing part leathaface
PG? HorrorFreak14
best field sequential 3D movies? cloudt
The dad didn't seem that involved did he? Kram Sacul
Field sequential 'Amityville 3D'!!! brettdavidsmith
Discuss Amityville 3-D (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?