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The Amityville Horror (2005)

 -  Drama | Horror | Mystery  -  15 April 2005 (USA)
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A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.

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George and Kathy Lutz and their three children move into a house that was the site of a horrific murder a year before. They decide to keep the house and try to keep the horror in the past. This is until, George starts to behave weirdly and their daughter, Chelsea starts to see people. What now follows is 28 days of sheer terror for the family. Written by Film_Fan

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images, language, brief sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$267,446 (Brazil) (19 August 2005)

Gross:

$522,408 (Brazil) (2 September 2005)
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James Van Der Beek turned down the role of George Lutz. See more »

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The logo on the Alice Cooper poster in the boys bedroom was not used before 2000. See more »

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boring and dead
24 September 2005 | by (Cincinnati) – See all my reviews

I didn't finish the film it was so boring and dull. All creative juice is completely sapped from this tired, tired retread. Everyone looks like they are just cashing their paychecks. There wasn't anything glaringly bad about the movie except for the fact it feels totally lifeless and uninspired. I was somewhat surprised this was churned out by Michael Bay's production house -- this one isn't even close to the TCM remake from a couple years ago, and that wasn't exactly pretty. I'm a fairly big horror fan and this was just crap -- a typical Hollywood business film. 4/10 for moderate Hollywood slasher production values only -- recommended if you are a stupid teenager.


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