• Amityville: The Awakening (2017)

Amityville: The Awakening

Release Date: October 28th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

When some footage dating back to 1976 is discovered, the case of the haunted house in Amityville is reopened. An ambitious woman who is working as a television news intern seizes the opportunity to advance her career and is soon leading a team of journalists, clergymen, and paranormal researchers into the house, but she may have unwittingly opened a door to the unreal that she will never be able to close.

Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bella Thorne, Cameron Monaghan, Thomas Mann, Jennifer Morrison, Kurtwood Smith, Taylor Spreitler, Mckenna Grace

Director: Franck Khalfoun

Genres: Thriller , Horror

Production Co: Miramax, Blumhouse Productions, Dimension Films

Keywords: House , Office , Dark , Escape , 2010s , Survival , Intense , Doctor , Transformation , School , Revenge , Car , 1970s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 55

    Amityville: The Awakening has a good cast, and, if viewed by a group of rowdy friends late at night, may certainly do its due diligence in periodically startling you for 87 minutes, but never manages to transcend its genre in any meaningful way. show more

  • 40
    Matt DonatoWe Got This Covered

    Franck Khalfoun’s often-rethought Amityville: The Awakening is sleepover background noise at its best, traceable genre road-mapping at its worst. show more

  • 50
    Chuck BowenSlant Magazine

    Franck Khalfoun's Amityville: The Awakening is an elegant entry in a lame series of horror films. show more

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