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The Amityville Horror

26th July 1979
1h 57m
Stuart Rosenberg

The Amityville Horror is a 1979 Horror Thriller film released on 26th July; Stuart Rosenberg directed the film which stars James Brolin, Margot Kidder, and James Tolkan. A sequel, Amityville II: The Possession, was released in 1982. A sequel, Amityville II: The Possession, was released in 1982. It was later remade/rebooted as The Amityville Horror in 2005. The film is based on a true story.

Plot

Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.

Film Settings

Cast (23)

James Brolin's profile James Brolin George Lutz
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Margot Kidder's profile Margot Kidder Kathy Lutz
Age at Filming ≈ 30
James Tolkan's profile James Tolkan Coroner
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Rod Steiger's profile Rod Steiger Father Delaney
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Val Avery's profile Val Avery
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Don Stroud's profile Don Stroud Father Bolen
Age at Filming ≈ 35
Helen Shaver's profile Helen Shaver
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Peter Maloney's profile Peter Maloney
Age at Filming ≈ 34
Murray Hamilton's profile Murray Hamilton Father Ryan
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Amy Wright's profile Amy Wright
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Hank Garrett's profile Hank Garrett
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Elsa Raven's profile Elsa Raven
Age at Filming ≈ 49
John Larch Father Nuncio
Age at Filming ≈ 64
Baxter Harris
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Eddie Barth's profile Eddie Barth
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Natasha Ryan
Age at Filming ≈ 8
Michael Sacks
Age at Filming ≈ 30
K.C. Martel's profile K.C. Martel
Age at Filming ≈ 11
James Dukas
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Irene Dailey
Age at Filming ≈ 58
Meeno Peluce
Age at Filming ≈ 8

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Production Companies

Hemdale Film Corporation Fox Films Ltd. Cinema 84 American International Pictures

The Amityville Horror Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

13% 0-12
9% 20-29
26% 30-39
17% 40-49
22% 50-59
4% 60-69
9% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

26% Female
74% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

The Amityville Horror FAQ

When was The Amityville Horror released?

The Amityville Horror was released 44 years ago, on Thursday July 26th, 1979.

Is The Amityville Horror Based on a True Story?

Yes, the film is based on a true story. However, it is very common in these kinds of films for scenes, characters or situations to be changed or fictionalised for dramatic effect. Even when that is the case, the overall story and main characters are based on non-fictional people and events.

How much money did The Amityville Horror make?

The worldwide revenue was $86,432,000.

Is The Amityville Horror on Netflix?

No, The Amityville Horror is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Amityville Horror on Amazon Prime?

No, The Amityville Horror is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Amityville Horror on Disney Plus?

No, The Amityville Horror is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States