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Amityville Horror, The

Amityville Horror, The(2005)

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On November 13, 1974, Suffolk County Police received a frantic phone call that led them to 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, Long Island. Inside the large Dutch Colonial house, they discovered a horrific crime scene that shattered the landscape of the typically peaceful community: an entire family had been slaughtered in their beds. In the days that followed, Ronald DeFeo, Jr., confessed to methodologically shooting his parents and four siblings with a rifle while they slept, claiming "voices" in the house drove him to commit the grisly murders. One year later, George and Kathy Lutz and their children moved into the house thinking they''d found their dream home. But shortly after settling in, bizarre and unexplainable events began to occur--nightmarish visions and haunting voices from an evil presence still lurking within the house. Confused and frightened by her daughter Chelsea''s cryptic interaction with an imaginary friend named Jodie, Kathy struggles to hold her family together as George''s increasingly strange behavior finds him spending days and nights in the basement of the house, where he soon discovers a passageway to a mysterious and gruesome "Red Room." With lucid visions and evil voices swirling through George''s head, the house comes alive.

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MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  2005 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )
Sound:  Production Co:  Platinum Dunes .....Production Company, Radar Pictures .....Production Company, Capitol Music Group .....Production Company, Remote Control Productions .....Production Company, Clearance Domain, Llc .....Production Company, R C Baral & Company Inc. .....Production Company, American Roadshow Catering .....Production Company, Natixis Coficine .....Production Company, Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services .....Production Company, Entertainment Partners .....Production Company, Asylum Visual Effects .....Production Company, Company 3 .....Production Company, Industrial Light + Magic .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, D Bassett & Associates Inc .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Todd-Ao .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Scanbox Entertainment .....Theatrical Distributor, Ster-Kinekor .....Theatrical Distributor, Kinepolis Film Distribution .....Theatrical Distributor, Italia Films .....Theatrical Distributor, United International Pictures .....Theatrical Distributor, RCV Distribution .....Theatrical Distributor, Panasia .....Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, Sena .....Theatrical Distributor, Golden Village .....Theatrical Distributor, Angel Films (Denmark) .....Theatrical Distributor, Dimension Films .....Studio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. .....Studio, Bennett Pozil .....Production Financing, Anthony Beaudoin .....Production Financing, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, 20th Century Fox International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, MGM Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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