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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. After the family moved into their new house, they claimed a series of frightening paranormal events occurred. ... more on Wikipedia

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