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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

Writer:

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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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

The Amityville Horror: The Lost Tapes See more »

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Box Office

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

Bella Thorne and Cameron Monaghan have both worked with Adam Sandler. Thorne played his daughter in Blended (2014) and Monaghan in Click (2006). See more »

Goofs

In the first few minutes of the film when showing black and white flashback of the original Amityville murders, they show the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road) station and train, but the train is a modern model, that was only put in service post year 2000. 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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Alternate Versions

US prints remove Harvey Weinstein's executive producer credit, due to the scandal surrounding him prior to its release. See more »

Connections

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

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True Love
Written by Robin Coudert (as Rob) and Chloe Alper (as Chloé Alper)
Performed by Robin Coudert (as Rob) and Chloe Alper (as Chloé Alper)
Courtesy of The Weinstein Company LLC
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I don't know why this movie got bad reviews. It's good horror!
18 November 2017 | by sadielynnlehmanSee all my reviews

I'm giving this movie a ten out of ten because for some reason it got a lot of bad reviews. I watch a lot of horror movies and this one definitely deserves a better score than a 4.7. If you like jump scares and are a horror movie fan in general, it's worth a try. I loved it. If you enjoy a creepy story with good acting, which is hard to say for a lot of horror movies these days, watch it.


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