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Amityville: The Awakening (2017)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 12 October 2017 (USA)
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A single mother moves her three children into a haunted house, unaware of its bloody history.

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Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house including the miraculous recovery of her brother, Belle begins to suspect her Mother isn't telling her everything and soon realizes they just moved into the infamous Amityville house. Written by The Weinstein Company

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Every house has a history. This one has a legend.

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Rated R for strong horror violence and for language | See all certifications »

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The Amityville Horror: The Lost Tapes  »

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The original plan for this reboot was "Amityville: The Lost Tapes." Written by Casey La Scala and Daniel Farrands and utilizing the found footage angle, the plot involved "an ambitious female television news intern, on the verge of breaking the most famous haunted house case in the world, who leads a team of journalists, clergymen and paranormal researchers into an investigation of the bizarre events that will come to be known as The Amityville Horror, only to unwittingly open a door to the unreal that she may never be able to close." After a couple of delays, this concept was eventually scrapped. See more »

Goofs

This movie was set in 2014, but Belle's username in the movie poster in Instagram-style says she is '99. However, in the movie it's mentioned she's 17 which would mean she was born in '97. See more »

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References Amityville II: The Possession (1982) See more »

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WHEN THE SUN CAME DOWN
Written by Mathieu Carratier & Greg Taieb
Performed by 'Artificial Darkness'
Courtesy of Mathieu Carratier & Gregory J. Taieb
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Remake of a remake of a remake
6 October 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Why do they remake these movies when its already been done many times before except this time its 40 years on yawwwwwnnnnn

There is absolutely nothing new in this version; as expected and its far worse than anything that came before , James Brolin version was the best and was just copied ...badly.

Funny on IMDb the first few pages of reviews are; almost always . obviously IMDb shills paid by the film producers to give good reviews - i always skip to the last few pages where you get the real reviews, you can always tell the shills they either have only one review under their belts or registered around the time the movie was finished production!

Don't bother with this movie its just another clone of a poor clone and doesn't give anything new to the haunted house genre which is already played out anyway.


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