The Amityville Horror (1979) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Amityville Horror

Stuart Rosenberg, 1979

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The Amityville Horror
Jay Anson, 1977

The Amityville Horror is a movie directed by Stuart Rosenberg in 1979 and based on the book of the same name by Jay Anson, first published in 1977. The movie features James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Murray Hamilton, John Larch, and others.

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RATING

6.2

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Amityville Horror (Stuart Rosenberg, 1979)

7.7

/ 10

Book Cover: The Amityville Horror (Jay Anson, 1977)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Amityville Horror, the 1977 book by Jay Anson.

The Amityville Horror

Read by: Ray Porter

Storyline

In the early morning hours on November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. murders his entire family with a shotgun at their home in Amityville, New One year later, George and Kathy Lutz and their three kids move into the large house where the mass murder was committed. They start to experience strange, inexplicable manifestations which have strong effects on everyone living or visiting the house.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Amityville Horror, the 1979 movie by Stuart Rosenberg

Year

1979

Minutes

117

Movie Rate

6.20

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Amityville Horror

Country: USA

Year: 1979

Length: 1h57m

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Cover of The Amityville Horror, the 1977 book by Jay Anson

Year

1977

Pages

315

Book Rate

7.70

S: Goodreads

Book

The Amityville Horror

Country: USA

First published in: 1977

Length: 315 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

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The Amityville Horror (2005)
Movie by Andrew Douglas
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Amityville Toybox (2016)
Movie by Dustin Ferguson, Mike Johnson
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Amityville: No Escape (2016)
Movie by Henrique Couto
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The Amityville Terror (2016)
Movie by Michael Angelo
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Amityville Clownhouse (2017)
Movie by Dustin Ferguson

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