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Amityville 3-D (1983)

PG | | Horror | 18 November 1983 (USA)
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.

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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>

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

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Amityville 3  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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This film features a scene where Meg Ryan is in a diner with some friends. The angles are oddly similar to those seen years later in When Harry Met Sally. See more »

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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 »

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Emma Caswell: Good evening.
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Crazy Credits

The disclaimer on the posters, video box cover, and at the end of the credits reads: "This film is not a sequel to The Amityville Horror or Amityville II: The Possession". See more »

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Three Dimensional Thrills?
8 January 2004 | by (Northern KY, USA) – See all my reviews

Why would anyone want to live in the Amityville house? It's got a bilious basement with a bottomless pit, a lethal living room, and feral flies that swarm in the attic. The sinks don't work either. In fact, this house is going straight to Hell - literally!

Into this questionable piece of real estate moves Tony Roberts, a skeptical journalist who doesn't believe the horror stories concerning the house (or hasn't learned anything from the first two movies) and is determined not to let `superstition' get the better of him. But get the better of him it does…

This is in no way a great movie – but it keeps me entertained every time I watch it, the hallmark of good low-budget horror fun. And dig that neat poster – great horror movie graphics! There's also some amusement to be had due to the presence of a few future stars in the cast – such as Lori Loughlin as the daughter of the journalist, who would trade in her haunted house for a Full House. And then there's Meg Ryan, touring the Amityville residence and pondering the joys of sexual relations with ghosts. Whatever floats your boat, Meg!


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