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The Amityville Curse (1990)

R | | Horror | Video 7 May 1990
Five people spend the night in an abandoned house, the Amityville haunted house, and soon find themselves terrorized by assorted ghosts, venomous insects and ghostly apparitions.

Director:

Tom Berry

Writers:

Hans Holzer (book), Michael Krueger (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kim Coates ... Frank
Dawna Wightman ... Debbie
Helen Hughes ... Mrs. Moriarty
David Stein David Stein ... Marvin
Anthony Dean Rubes ... Bill
Cassandra Gava ... Abigail
Jan Rubes ... Priest
Norris Domingue Norris Domingue ... Detective
Scott Yaphe Scott Yaphe ... Thin Boy (as Scott Howard)
Mark Camacho ... Krabel
Tyrone Benskin ... Video Technician
Ali Giron ... Waitress
Griffith Brewer Griffith Brewer ... Local
Ted A. Bohus Ted A. Bohus ... Ghoul
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Five people spend the night in an abandoned house, the Amityville haunted house, and soon find themselves terrorized by assorted ghosts, venomous insects and ghostly apparitions.

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It began as a best selling book, then exploded into movie history by shocking audiences around the world. Now, one of the greatest horror sagas of all time returns... See more »

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Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amityville 5 See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

As of December 12, 2015, this is the only entry in the Amityville series to remain unreleased onto DVD in the United States. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mrs. Moriarty: [referring to rat in trap] Got him!
Priest: [startled] Mrs. Moriarty, are you trying to scare the wits out of me?
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Connections

Followed by Amityville: A New Generation (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Lying Lips
Performed by Lenore Zann and Ralph Dillon
Written by Ralph Dillon and George Henderson
Published by Ralph Dillon
With permission of Ralph Dillon
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The Amityville Curse: Absolutely dire
20 November 2017 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

When I decided to binge watch the Amityville films I hadn't seen before I feared the worst. Partially because they've hardly impressed me and partially because the IMDb ratings for them were really poor.

Starring Kim Coates this one screams milking the franchise, it doesn't look or feel like an Amityville film in fact I think it's barely even acknowledged twice maybe three times throughout.

Random visions, a person possessed and a whole lot of nothing is what you can expect from these 90 minutes of sheer unadulterated boredom.

Terrible flawed storyline, lackluster performances and very little to draw your attention for a moment let alone maintain it.

The Good:

Nope

The Bad:

The psycho music, really!?

Unforgivably boring

Was that even the Amityville house?

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

I learnt that this Amityville binge might have been a bad move


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