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The Amityville Horror (2005) ★★

Well-intentioned but messy, this “Amityville” remake follows the basics of the original but never manages to establish any atmosphere and settles instead for ineffectual jump scares, although Ryan Reynolds’s committed performance lights up some of the more boring moments.

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The Amityville Horror (1979) ★★★

This infamous adaptation of Jay Anson’s now-debunked true story novel is definitely a product of its time, filled with silly moments and inconsequential scenes along with a hilariously over-the-top performance by Rod Steiger, although the creepy score and the overall atmosphere make it worth a watch.

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6 Scariest Paranormal Movies

6. The Amityville Horror

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This is a very popular ghost film that is actually based on a true story. It is a story that has been made and rewritten into many versions which even include sequels and a 3D version. 13 more words

this day in crime history: november 13, 1974

On this date in 1974, 23 year old Ronald “Butch” DeFeo, Jr. walked into Henry’s Bar in Amityville, NY and announced that he thought his parents had been shot. 205 more words

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6 Scariest Paranormal Movies

6. The Amityville Horror

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This is a very popular ghost film that is actually based on a true story. It is a story that has been made and rewritten into many versions which even include sequels and a 3D version. 13 more words

Horror Week: The Amityville Horror (1979) Review

The central idea of The Amityville Horror isn’t a new one. A house which seemingly possesses or drives the new inhabitants crazy has been done many times before and since and in a lot of cases, much more effectively than here. 571 more words

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6 Scariest Paranormal Movies

6. The Amityville Horror

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This is a very popular ghost film that is actually based on a true story. It is a story that has been made and rewritten into many versions which even include sequels and a 3D version. 13 more words