Amityville 2: The Possession Movie Review 1982

Information and Film Reviews for Amityville 2: The Possession the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

More of a prequel than a sequel to "The Amityville Horror" (1979). Relates the story of the house's early years as a haven for demonic forces intent on driving a father to beat the kids, a mother to prayer, and a brother to lust after his sister (before he murders them all). Young etc. portray an obnoxious family that you're actually glad to see wasted by the possessed son. A stupid, clumsy attempt to cash in on the success of the first film, which was also stupid and clumsy but could at least claim novelty in the bad housing development genre. Followed by "Amityville 3: The Demon" in 1983.

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Movies Unlimited, 3015 Darnell Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154, Phone: (215)637-4444, Toll-free: 800-668-4344, Fax: (215)637-2350, Email: movies@moviesunlimited.com, URL: http://www.moviesunlimited.com

Available on VHS
Running time 110 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Supernatural Horror, Slasher Flicks, Death & the Afterlife, Creepy Houses, Woofs!
Screenplay
Tommy Lee Wallace
Cast
James Olson, Burt Young, Andrew Prine, Moses Gunn, Rutanya Alda, Jack Magner, Diane Franklin
Cinematography
Franco Di Giacomo
Director
Damiano Damiani
Music
Howard Blake, Lalo Schifrin
Producer
Dino De Laurentiis

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