20,695 total votes
The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror is a 1979 American supernatural horror film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, based on Jay Anson's bestselling 1977 novel of the same name. It is the first film in the Amityville Horror franchise. A remake was produced in 2005. The story is based on the alleged supernatural experiences of the Lutz family who buy a new home on 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York, a house where a mass murder had been committed the year before. After the family moved into their new house, they claimed a series of frightening paranormal events occurred. ... more on Wikipedia

The Amityville Horror is ranked on...

#25 of 916 The Greatest Horror Films of All Time 825.5k VOTES Horror movies, ranked by adrenaline junkies worldwide. Anyone can vote on this CrowdRanked list, and can even add your own f...
#96 of 567 The Best '70s Movies 42.1k VOTES This list of the best movies of the '70s includes all of the top films from the 1970s, including some of the best movies eve...
#6 of 16 Are These Horror Movies Really "Based On A True Story"? Truth Is, They're Reaching 1.2k VOTES Based on a true story. It's a tagline sure to attract curious viewers to any movie making the claim, but horror movies ...
#25 of 25 All The Brilliant Horror And Suspense Movie Homages In 'American Horror Story' 1.1k VOTES American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy loves classic horror movies and it shows. There are dozens of classic horror refer...
#7 of 59 The Best Demonic Possession Movies 19.6k VOTES There’s nothing more horrifying than watching a movie about a person who’s possessed by a demon. What is it about the though...
#4 of 34 The Best Scary Movies Based on True Stories 57.9k VOTES It is said that the truth is stranger than fiction. Well, in the case of scary movies, there is probably a lot more horrifyi...
#24 of 57 Horror Movie Set-Ups You'd Least Like to Be Trapped In 10.1k VOTES List of the horror movie set-ups you’d least like to be trapped in, as ranked by horror movie fans. The scariest part of mos...
#7 of 20 20 Of The Most Entertaining Haunted House Movies Ever Made 1.7k VOTES Good haunted house movies manage to show the audience something new using a classic story structure. While many people think...
#10 of 36 The Best Horror Movies About Hell 1.7k VOTES Given that it's supposed to be the scariest place in existence, it's surprising that there aren't more horror movies set in ...
#40 of 162 The Best '80s Horror Movies 69.1k VOTES This list of the best 80s horror movies is a lengthy one, with good reason. The 1980s were a phenomenal decade for horror fi...
#18 of 480 The Scariest Movies Ever Made 437.8k VOTES These are the all-time scariest movies ever made. Many of these movies have become part of the pop culture lexicon due to ...
#9 of 112 The Best '70s Horror Movies 30.2k VOTES List of the best '70s horror movies, ranked by horror buffs, film buffs, and Ranker buffs. President Richard Nixon’s resigna...
10 Real Life Crime Scenes and the Movies They Inspired 1.4M VIEWS Not all scary movies are pure fiction. Many popular horror films are based on crimes that actually happened. True crime is a...
Real Locations Of Famous Horror Movies You Can Visit Today 41.9k VIEWS Some horror-film fans like to immerse themselves as much as possible in their favorite thrillers by collecting&nbs...
#13 of 120 The Best Movies of 1979 3.1k VOTES List of the best movies of 1979, with movie trailers when available. In 1979 films like Apocalypse Now had us quoting memora...
#9 of 59 The Best Haunted House Movies 20.3k VOTES A list of the best haunted house movies. These are films that feature a haunted house as one of its primary locations. We be...
#11 of 200 The Best R-Rated Supernatural Movies 3.9k VOTES List of R-Rated supernatural movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best ...
#44 of 63 The Scariest 1970s Horror Movies 5.8k VOTES The 1970s were an influential decade during which major historical events occurred – not to mention the many awesome horror ...
#18 of 49 The Best Ghost Movies of All Time, Ranked 4.9k VOTES Despite their supernatural subject matter, the best ghost movies aren’t always the scariest movies. Sure, many can be scary ...
#53 of 208 The Best R-Rated Cult Movies 3.5k VOTES List of R-Rated cult movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated ...
Terrifying Horror Movies And The True Stories They're Based On 1.6M VIEWS While most, if not all, horror movies include a fair amount of fiction to make the story more gory and gruesome, often times...
#19 of 83 The Best Rod Steiger Movies 1.4k VOTES List of the best Rod Steiger movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Rod Steiger's highest grossing...
#24 of 224 The Best R-Rated Horror Movies 7.1k VOTES List of R-Rated horror movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rate...
#8 of 57 The Best Margot Kidder Movies 393 VOTES List of the best Margot Kidder movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Margot Kidder's highest gros...
#1 of 53 The Best James Brolin Movies 335 VOTES List of the best James Brolin movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. James Brolin's highest grossi...
#43 of 200 The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies 1.8k VOTES List of R-Rated film adaptations, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-R...
#3 of 58 The Best Horror Movies of 1979 395 VOTES List of the best 1979 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of sc...

The Amityville Horror is also found on...

List of All Cult Movies List of All Supernatural Movies Movies Distributed by American International Pictures List of Films Scored By Lalo Schifrin Movies Distributed by Orion Pictures List of All Movies Released in 1979