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Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror  -  12 May 1989 (USA)
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The demonic forces in the haunted Long Island house escape through a mystical lamp which finds its way to a remote California mansion where the evil manipulates a little girl by manifesting itself in the form of her dead father.

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The demonic force lurking in Amityville for over 300 years escapes to a remote California mansion. It encounters a struggling family living together by uncertain means. The beast manipulates a little girl by manifesting itself in the form of her dead father. Soon it will be able to possess her completely... is it too late for a young priest to defeat the demon and end the curse? Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes  »

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During the house blessing in the opening and closing scenes, the priests recite part of the actual Latin Rite of Exorcism. See more »

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The amount of blood on Jessica's knife changes (and even disappears) between shots. See more »

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Followed by Amityville 1992: It's About Time (1992) See more »

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Mildy entertaining
2 September 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much from this film, however it turned out to be decently entertaining considering it's the fourth Amytville sequel. The plot concerns a possessed lamp removed from the original Amytville house, that is now in a new house causing mayhem. The acting is decent and the story isn't too boring. Sadly it lacked gore, but then so did a lot of films in the late 80's.

Whenever I see a lamp now I always think of this film, whether that's a good thing or not I don't know. If you can find a cheap copy then it may be worth a watch, however I wouldn't go out of your way to find it as it's not the best around.


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