Amityville 3-D (1983)

PG  |   |  Horror  |  18 November 1983 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Beal ...
Harold Caswell
Leora Dana ...
John Harkins ...
Clifford Sanders
Susan Baxter
Peter Kowanko ...
Roger (as Pete Kowanko)
Frederikke Borge ...
Elliot's Assistant (as Rikke Borge)
Carlos Romano ...
David Cohler
Josefina Echánove ...
Dolores (as Josephina Echanove)
Jorge Zepeda ...
Van Driver


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 <>

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18 November 1983 (USA)  »

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Amityville 3  »

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Did You Know?


A camera angle from the top of the stairs looks nearly identical to the iconic similar scenes in Psycho. See more »


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 »


[first lines]
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 »


Referenced in The Real Story: The Amityville Horror (2009) See more »

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Good Ghost Story.
1 March 1999 | by (SC, USA) – See all my reviews

This is not like the horror movies that were coming out around the time this was released. Everyone says how bad it is, but if this were made in the sixties, it would be one of the greatest horror movies of all time. It has awful special effects, but it contains ideas, like most good movies should. I suggest you rent, or even buy it if you stumble across a copy.

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