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Adam Stephen Kelly
Lisa Templeton begins a new job as a cleaner at High Hopes Hospital, a mental institution in Amityville, Long Island. Initially delighted to get the job, Lisa soon realises that all is not as it seems. Intimidated by staff and the psychotic ramblings of the patients, she is further unnerved by apparent supernatural occurrences on the night shift. To preserve her sanity Lisa must uncover the mysterious history of the institution and it's inmates. But the truth is far more terrifying than she could ever imagine. Written by
North Bank Entertainment
The murder of the DeFeo family by Ronald DeFeo, Jr. is not the only real life reference in the film. The inmates of the Amityville Asylum are also loosely based on true cases. The back story for the character of Sadie Krenwinkel is based on the crimes of Manson Family members Susan Atkins and Patricia Krenwinkel. The murder depicted in the film by the character of Dennis Palmer is based on British criminal Robert Maudsley, who gruesomely murdered fellow inmates at Wakefield Prison. See more »
The name of the town in Long Island is Am/it/e/vil, not "A/mity/ville," which is how the main character's friend says it at about 51 minutes in. The movies are called the "Amityville" movies because the real story took place in Amityville, Long Island. Unless both girls live really far away from where she works, they would know how to pronounce it right. Then about 3 minutes later, Lisa says the street name wrong, even though that's one part of the address her friend said right three minutes earlier. She says "112 Oceans Avenue." It's Ocean Avenue. Unless they changed the name of the road, how would she not know this? See more »
Cheap Cash-In on the Informal Amityville Franchise
The 11th film in the loosely associated Amityville series presumes that the infamous house at 112 Ocean Avenue has been demolished and that an asylum named High Hopes has been erected on the cursed property. A young woman gets a job working as a cleaner at the hospital and finds herself drawn into a supernatural mystery. The Amityville Asylum is just about the cheapest movie you're likely to see unless you inflict yourself with some handmade backyard production posted on you tube. It's artless and dull and entirely uninvolving. There's not one scary moment or suspenseful scene and frankly, it's a chore to watch. It's lowly even by Amityville standards.
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