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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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What happened over the next 28 days has never been explained. See more »


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

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Terror en Amityville  »

Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$522,408 (Brazil) (2 September 2005)
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This was the last picture Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) released as an independent company. On 8 April 2005, the studio was acquired by several companies, including Sony, in the middle of the promotion for this movie. Several other films, including Into the Blue (2005) and The Pink Panther (2006), were already produced and set for release by MGM at the time of the buyout, and were later released by Sony Pictures. See more »

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When Kathy and the kids are getting down from the roof after being chased by George, we can see Billy, Chelsea and Kathy get to the stairs in that order, leaving only Michael still on the roof. In the next shot Kathy ask Chelsea to jump because she's on the roof again with Michael. See more »

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2 May 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was not big fan of the original at all, I did find it boring, when I heard they were making remake, I was little happy It took me while to see the movies but I did hear nothing but bad reviews, I had see for my self, there was chance I would still like it.

I have see every single one of Amityville movies in series, and saw this last.

This movie did not feel like Amityville movie at all as there were no atmosphere what so ever in this movie, that was one of the only reason liked the first a little bit.

I found the movie Ghost scenes were really silly and looked really fake, same for lame scare scene which do not work at all.

I didn't like original that much, i never noddy of watching it twice a least but when I saw this was really boring and I was nodding off.

I really shocked how poor George Lutz was in this movie, I liked him in other movies, I don't think horror movies are for me.

It not just really bad remake, it's real bad movie.


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