The Amityville Horror (1979) Poster


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Followed by 

The Amityville Curse (1990) (Video)
Amityville Dollhouse (1996) (Video)

Remade as 

Edited into 

In Search of...: The Amityville Horror (1979) (TV Episode)
Footage from movie used.



The Exorcist (1973)

Referenced in 

The Demon (1979)
Pictured on a theater marquee
City of the Living Dead (1980)
Blood dripping from the ceiling sequence
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Hazzardville Horror (1980) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Beyond (1981)
Bleeding walls
Saturday Night Live: Eddie Murphy/Lionel Richie (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983) (TV Special)
references the movie in a joke
Amityville 3-D (1983)
Events from this film (i.e. DeFeo murders) are mentioned
At the Movies: Yentl/Scarface/Mickey's Christmas Carol/Amityville 3-D (1983) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert makes reference to the first two entries in the series while reviewing the third.
Deadtime Stories (1986)
The Baer family hide out in Amityville.
Charles in Charge: Amityville (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
ALF: Border Song (1987) (TV Episode)
Luis mentions the movie.
Small Wonder: The Lawsonville Horror (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Deathrow Gameshow (1987)
Poster is shown.
Day by Day: Won't You Be My Neighbor? (1988) (TV Episode)
When a worker hears a toilet flushing repeatedly, he asks, "What is this, the Amityville toilet?"
The Secret (1990)
The boys in Sam's gang regularly get together to watch violent films and two of his friends tell him this is the film they are going to watch next time.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Ring of Terror (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Meanwhile, at the Amityville house"
Clarissa Explains It All: Haunted House (1991) (TV Episode)
Reference to Amittyville and walls bleeding
Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
Poster art for this is shown and Chris Lee refers to it.
Prehysteria! 2 (1994) (Video)
The names of the exterminators are the words written on the walls.
Married... with Children: Kelly Takes a Shot (1995) (TV Episode)
Marcy to Amber: "Remember the story, 'The Bundyville Horror'? This is the place. These are the people."
WWE Raw: Take Out the Trash (1996) (TV Episode)
One of the horror movies that Jerry Lawler mentions while talking about the Undertaker.
Jonathan Creek: The House of Monkeys (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jordan.in reference to the flying books
Event Horizon (1997)
Blood dripping from the ceiling sequence
Sliders: The Alternateville Horror (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Teenage Alien Avengers (1999) (TV Movie)
mentioned in dialogue
Extreme Championship Wrestling: Heatwave '99 (1999) (TV Special)
Chris Chetti's Samoan Driver is called the Amityville Horror
HBO First Look: The Haunting (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
The Convent (2000)
History's Mysteries: Amityville: The Haunting (2000) (TV Episode)
The documentary covers the events of the movie.
Gilmore Girls: P.S. I Lo... (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says, "That house is not safe. It's like 'The Amityville Horror,' without all the good times."
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Courage the Cowardly Dog: The House of Discontent/The Sand Whale Strikes (2001) (TV Episode)
"The House of Discontent" bears a passing resemblance with it's moving objects, bathroom haunting and voice demanding the occupants get out.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Graveyard Shift/Krusty Love (2002) (TV Episode)
"Graveyard Shift": The Krusty Krab's walls oozing green slime
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Salma Hayek/Bill Bellamy/The Flaming Lips (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the Halloween stories segment.
Ghost Master (2003) (Video Game)
The Calamityville Horror
The Modern Things (2003)
Film is discussed as characters decide on a movie to watch
Something to Scream About (2003) (Video)
Photograph is shown.
The Source of Evil (2005) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Supernatural: Asylum (2005) (TV Episode)
Sam compares the haunted building to the one in 'Amityville Horror'.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
DVD is shown.
Monster House (2006)
Scary house that is 'alive' and has 'eyes' in upper floor windows.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
A voice shouts "Get Out" at Cal Naughton Jr
Accepted (2006)
(said inside a creepy building) "I don't want to be here alone when the walls start to bleed."
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Kvarteret Skatan: Par i husvisning (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
1408 (2007)
Bleeding walls and window slamming down on hands are featured in both films.
Crash of the Titans (2007) (Video Game)
One episode is called "Calamity Ville Horror".
View from the Overlook: Crafting 'The Shining' (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
CSI: NY: Boo (2007) (TV Episode)
Lindsay mentions this movie.
Game Boys (2008)
Ray calls Berzerk the Amityville Horror of video games.
Supernatural: Death Takes a Holiday (2009) (TV Episode)
Dean mentions Amityville
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Spring Break (2009) (TV Episode)
Chris says since his mom saw The Amityville Horror, she won't go to the beach
Royal Pains: Wonderland (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Supernatural: Swap Meat (2010) (TV Episode)
Dean mentions Amityville
The Cinema Snob: Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (2010) (TV Episode)
"That's kinda like if thy called the Amityville Horror 'Death Basement.'"
The Cinema Snob: Deathrow Gameshow (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster in movie highlighted
Lights Out (2010)
After the latest events, one student says to another one that some house may be built on an old Indian cemetary, like in "Poltergeist". But the other student replies that it was in "Amityville".
Ghost Blunders: Pilot (2010) (TV Episode)
Father Timmy and Little Joe are told to "get out" while investigating the ladies room.
The Haunted Boy: The Secret Diary of the Exorcist (2010) (Video)
references the story
Kill Katie Malone (2010)
"something out of Amityville"
Scared Shrekless (2010) (TV Movie)
The text on the picture taken from the abadoned Duloc says Get Out
Being Human: There Goes the Neighborhood: Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Sally is called Amityville because she's a ghost
Being Human: The End of the World as We Knew It (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Aidan
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Killer Kids: Occult Killers (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when discussing Ricky Kasso.
Estrenos Críticos: 10/06/2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Movies that Changed the Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert mentions that the film was a horror film that came out the past summer
Phelous & the Movies: Phamityville Horror (2011) (TV Episode)
Phelous discusses the original
The Cinema Snob: Extra Terrestrial Visitors (2011) (TV Episode)
"They find the basement from Amityville Horror."
The Amityville Haunting (2011) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Switched at Birth: Starry Night (2012) (TV Episode)
Kathryn tells Daphne that she hasn't seen a horror movie since Amityville Horror.
Holliston: Camera Rental: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
A ghostly voice tells the girls to "get out" and scares them out of their apartment.
My Amityville Horror (2012)
Film mentioned in documentaary.
The Cinema Snob: Gross Out (2012) (TV Episode)
"...or Amityville true?"
Rewind This! (2013)
DVD and video case are shown.
The Conjuring (2013)
Cited by director James Wan as influence.
Family Matters with Diane Franklin (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Adapting Amityville with Tommy Lee Wallace (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
The Possession of Damiani (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
WNUF Halloween Special (2013)
The legend of the Weber House is based on the backstory from The Amityville Horror
Midnight Screenings: Ender's Game/The Shining (2013) (TV Episode)
Brian says the hotel in The Shining is as much a character as the house in this film.
The Bell Witch Haunting (2013)
House tells owners "Get out"
The Cinema Snob: The Conqueror (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob suggests an alternate tagline for this movie's poster
MarzGurl Reviews: MarzGurl Discusses Heavy Traffic (2014) (TV Episode)
also produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff
The Graham Norton Show: Jim Carrey/Jeff Daniels/Jude Law/Tamsin Greig/Nicole Scherzinger (2014) (TV Episode)
Jim Carrey refers to the scene with the flies and mentions the title
The Comix Scrutinizer: Skull #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
"But it's nice of this comic to adapt THE AMITYVILLE HORROR several years before the novel was even written."
The Wolfpack (2015)
A drawing of the film's poster can be seen
Amityville Death House (2015) (Video)
Events of the first movie are discussed
Dale (2015) (Short)
The time displayed on Jim's wedding video is 3:15, a reference to the time at which supernatural forces consistently awaken the character of George Lutz in "The Amityville Horror".
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Entity (2015) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name.
The Cinema Snob: Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (2015) (TV Episode)
"Michael is now approaching one of the Amityville knock-off houses."
Amityville: Vanishing Point (2016)
Both films take place in Amityville and feature a sinister house as its central focus.
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Multiple references to the case of the Lutz family.
The Cinema Snob: The Identical (2016) (TV Episode)
"...he moves into the Amityville house and goes insane."
Zarazhenie 2 (2016) (Video)
referenced as film with many bad sequels
24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)
DVD cover shown
Ash vs Evil Dead: Home (2016) (TV Episode)
Bleeding Walls
Copycat (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Sicko-Psychotic: This Old Shack (2016) (TV Episode)
House mentioned
The Cinema Snob: The Magic Christmas Tree (2016) (TV Episode)
"Meanwhile in Amityville, he goes to plant the magic tree, but instead gets an evil lamp, an evil clock and an evil dollhouse."
Get Out (2017)
The title comes from a line in this film, which a ghost whispers as a warning for the new occupants to leave the house.
The Cinema Snob: Night of the Seagulls (2017) (TV Episode)
"Come back when you're the pig eyes from"
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
The DVD is shown in this movie. Belle and her firends watched this movie on TV.
Mother! (2017)
Bleeding walls.
The Cinema Snob: Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween (2017) (TV Episode)
"This is where the Amityville ghost just gave up."
MacGyver: Mac + Jack (2018) (TV Episode)
Jack tells MacGyver there is a reason everyone in this movie died.
The Incantation (2018)
Dialogue "I'm coming apart. Oh, God, I'm coming apart!"
Manos Returns (2018)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Cinema Snob: Freddy vs. Jason (2018) (TV Episode)
"Someone hasn't seen an Amityville movie"
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Tourist Trap (2018) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions that the film was released the same year as Tourist Trap.
Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary (2018)
blood dripping from the wall
The Addams Family (2019)
A spirit that inhabits the Addams mansion yells "Get out!" just like the Amityville house.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXX (2019) (TV Episode)
Megan Amram is credited as "The Amramityville Horror".
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Joe Bob's Red Christmas: Black Christmas (2019) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions Margot Kidder's reaction to the film.
DashieXP: Ghetto Video Store! (2020) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
Shock Docs: Devil's Road: The True Story of Ed and Lorraine Warren (2020) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned/discussed
DuckTales: The Trickening! (2020) (TV Episode)
The design of the monsters' haunted house takes inspiration from the Amityville house.
Mr. Mayor: The Sac (2021) (TV Episode)
Arpi says Jayden is no James Brolin from this movie.

Featured in 

In Search of...: The Amityville Horror (1979) (TV Episode)
Several clips from the film are shown.
Hollywood Ghost Stories (1986)
Clips shown
The Real Amityville Horror (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips of this movie shown
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1979 (2006) (TV Episode)
1979 episode
The Real Story: The Amityville Horror (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
TCM Underground: The Amityville Horror (2009) (TV Episode)
This film is featured in this episode.
Real Fear: The Truth Behind the Movies (2012) (TV Movie)
uses clips and examines the real story behind the Amityville House
Atop the Fourth Wall: Marville #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Haunted Houses in Movies (2012) (TV Episode)
112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville, New York is #6.
Haunted Melodies with Lalo Schifrin (2013) (Video)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Franchises (2014) (TV Episode)
The "Amityville Horror" series gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movies Inspired by True Events (2014) (TV Episode)
The Amityville Horror is #7.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Why Horror? (2014)
Clips are shown.
Cinematic Excrement: The Amityville Haunting (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage used due to being ripped-off by the reviewed film.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movies: 1970s (2015) (TV Episode)
The Amityville Horror gets an honorable mention.
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Belle, Terrence, and Marissa watch the DVD on TV.
Trailer Trauma Part 4: Television Trauma (2017) (Video)
The film's tv spot is featured.
Half in the Bag: Hereditary (2018) (TV Episode)
movie clips are shown
The Cinema Snob: The Amityville Horror (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is reviewed.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Great Horror Movies with Bad Rotten Tomatoes Scores (2019) (TV Episode)
The Amityville Horror is #5 with a 27% score on Rotten Tomatoes.
¿De dónde salen estos doblajes? Parte 2 (2019) (Video)
clip shown
WatchMojo: The Best Horror Movies of All Time from A to Z (2020) (TV Episode)
The Amityville Horror is the best horror movie starting with A.
Eli Roth's History of Horror: Houses of Hell (2020) (TV Episode)
Discussed and clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Haunted House Movies (2020) (TV Episode)
The Amityville Horror is #4.
Shock Docs: Amityville Horror House (2021) (TV Episode)
Footage from the movie is shown

Spoofed in 

Mork & Mindy: A Morkville Horror (1979) (TV Episode)
The Money Pit (1986)
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror (1990) (TV Episode)
Many features of the haunted house in "Bad Dream House" segment including the bleeding walls.
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
When Father Harris blessing the house and all the flies surrounding him.
Courage the Cowardly Dog: The House of Discontent/The Sand Whale Strikes (2001) (TV Episode)
The segment The House of Discontent spoofs The Amityville Horror's house telling the family to "Get Out"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Conversations with Dead People (2002) (TV Episode)
in Buffy, a voice tells Dawn "Get Out," just like Amityville when The Reverend attempts to bless the house
Blue Collar TV: Fear (2005) (TV Episode)
name and plot reference
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 7015 (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference in "Greatest Hits": Colin Mochrie says they'll be back to "The Amityville Whore" in just a second.
Family Guy: Petergeist (2006) (TV Episode)
The debate on whether or not to return to the house to save Meg is a parody of a scene late in the Amityville Horror were the family decide to return to the house to save the family dog.
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Daily Mail Credit Crunch Movies"
Robot Chicken: El Skeletorito (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Beast of Hollow Mountain (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow does the "Get out!" voice like from this movie.

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