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Amityville: The Awakening (2017)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 12 October 2017 (USA)
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A desperate single mother moves with her three children into the notorious, supposedly haunted, real-life Amityville house to try and use its dark powers to cure her comatose son. Things go horribly wrong.

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Franck Khalfoun

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Franck Khalfoun
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Joan
Bella Thorne ... Belle
Mckenna Grace ... Juliet
Cameron Monaghan ... James
Thomas Mann ... Terrence
Taylor Spreitler ... Marissa
Jennifer Morrison ... Candice
Kurtwood Smith ... Dr. Milton
Dan Martino Dan Martino ... Paramedic
Brian Breiter Brian Breiter ... Teacher
Jordyn Utz ... Young Belle
Sabrina Harris Sabrina Harris ... Heather
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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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Horror | Thriller

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amityville 9 See more »

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Gross USA:

$742

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,948,692
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Mckenna Grace and Jennifer Morrison have worked together before but not directly. Jennifer Morrison played Emma Swan on Once Upon a Time (2011), while McKenna Grace played one of the younger versions of Emma Swan. See more »

Goofs

At around 54min 40 sec, Terrence (Thomas Mann) talking to Belle (Bella Thorne) incorrectly calls her Bella. A few seconds later he correctly calls her Belle. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Investigator: [in archival news footage] We have six members that were found last night, in bed, shot and killed.
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Follows The Amityville Horror (1979) See more »

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When The Sun Came Down
Written by Mathieu Carratier & Greg Taieb (as Gregory J Taieb)
Performed by Artificial Darkness
Courtesy of Mathieu Carratier and Gregory J Taieb
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Terrible Story and Poorly Written Screenplay
19 October 2017 | by Claudio CarvalhoSee all my reviews

The seventeen year-old Belle Walker (Bella Thorne) moves to Long Island with her mother Joan (Jennifer Jason Leigh), her little sister Juliet (Mckenna Grace), her comatose twin brother James (Cameron Monaghan) and her aunt Candice (Jennifer Morrison). James suffered an accident and depends on the life support equipment to survive. His neurologist Dr. Milton (Kurtwood Smith) knows that the braindead James will not recover but Joan does not accept the truth and has high-hopes that her beloved son will recover. When Belle goes to school, she learns that her address is the notorious Amityville house where a father killed his family forty years ago. Belle discovers blood stains under the wallpaper of her room and soon mysterious things happen in the house. When James recovers after a flat line, Belle believes an evil thing has possessed he brother.

"Amityville: The Awakening" is another Amityville horror film with terrible story and poorly written screenplay. The characters are not well developed and the conclusion is deceptive. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Amityville: O Despertar" ("Amityville: The Awakening")


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