July 27, 1979
Genre(s): Drama, Horror, Thriller
George and Kathy Lutz, as well as their three children, look for a house and find one on the coast of Long Island. The Amityville Horror, based on a true story and the 1977 book of the same name, follows the Lutzes as their dream house turns into a living nightmare. Their real estate agent tells them about the atrocities that occurred in the home, yet they still purchase it. When the Lutzes discuss the house with the family priest, Father Delaney, they discover it’s haunted and an exorcism is performed. In the process, Father Delaney becomes ill and blind, and then the house spirits turn their attention on George and then the children. Eventually, the Lutzes have to leave the house.