R | | Horror
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
Jay Anson, who wrote the book "The Amityville Horror", actually wrote out a screenplay for this film but the producers turned it down. Eventually they found Sandor Stern and liked his take on it so he was hired for the job.
Cop at the House:
Jesus Christ, it gets worse all the time.
Kathy's hair color and length change several times from scene to scene.
This motion picture is based on the book "The Amityville Horror." Certain characters and events have been changed to heighten dramatic effect.
Original German version was cut by ca. 17 minutes. The 2005 DVD release contains the complete film but with a new dubbing.
$7,843,467 (USA) (29 July 1979)
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