The Amityville Horror Poster

Release Date: July 27th, 1980

DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2000

R|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
Chiller about a family who is terrorized by supernatural forces when they move into a new house in New York State which was the scene of a recent mass killing and the home of an 18th-century satanist. When swarms of flies appear from nowhere and the pipes and walls begin to ooze slime and blood, they call on a local priest to exorcise the evil spirits.

Cast: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud, Natasha Ryan, K.C. Martel, Meeno Peluce, Michael Sacks

Director: Stuart Rosenberg

Genres: Horror

Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP)

Keywords: 1970s, Dark, Husband, Melodramatic, Mystery, Police officer, Wife, Escape, Murder, Rescue, Marriage


Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture