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  • Kathleen Lutz: You don´t have to prove me anything...
    Kathleen Lutz: You don't have to prove me anything...

  • Aunt Helena: Beurgggghhhhhhhhhhachhhh! (Nun puking)
    Aunt Helena: Beurgggghhhhhhhhhhachhhh! [nun puking]

  • George Lutz: What do you want from us? God damn it, this is MY HOUSE!!!!
    George Lutz: What do you want from us? God damn it, this is MY HOUSE!

  • Kathleen Lutz: (to George) - Don't hurt my babies!!
    Kathleen Lutz: (to George) Don't hurt my babies!

  • Kathleen Lutz: What's going on? Have you all gone mad? George!

  • Kathleen Lutz: (sobs) - Why is it all going wrong? We have to do something.
    Kathleen Lutz: (sobs) Why is it all going wrong? We have to do something.

  • Amy: I wanna go home. Mommy, I wanna go home.

  • George Lutz: (about the house) - It's always so cold in here.
    George Lutz: (about the house) It's always so cold in here.
    Kathleen Lutz: Let's get out of here, huh? Let's just pack up our stuff and go...Would you please leave that damn fire alone and listen to me?
    Kathleen Lutz: Let's get out of here, huh? Let's just pack up our stuff and go. Would you please leave that damn fire alone and listen to me?
    George Lutz: I'm not going anywhere! You're the one that wanted a house. This is it, so just shut up!

  • Sgt. Gionfriddo: Maybe I am just chasing shadows.

  • George Lutz: (wakes up from a bad dream) - I'm coming apart! - Oh, Mother of God, I'm coming apart!
    George Lutz: (wakes up from a bad dream) I'm coming apart! Oh, Mother of God, I'm coming apart!

  • George Lutz: (screams to the demonic spirits) - What do you want from us? Goddammit! This is my house!
    George Lutz: (screams to the demonic spirits) What do you want from us? Goddammit! This is my house!

  • Father Bolen: What is it, Father?
    Father Delaney: I can't see...I'm blind.
    Father Delaney: I can't see. I'm blind.

  • Father Bolen: I believe that...that I know about fear. I've seen it. I've experienced it.
    Father Bolen: I believe that, that I know about fear. I've seen it. I've experienced it.
    Father Delaney: I wish you'd make your point. I've got a lot of things to do.
    Father Bolen: My point is I believe we create our own demons in our own minds.

  • George Lutz: (holding a crucifix) - Peace to this house and all who enter here. Forgive us our sins and save us from all illness. Grant this through Jesus Christ, our Lord.
    George Lutz: (holding a crucifix) Peace to this house and all who enter here. Forgive us our sins and save us from all illness. Grant this through Jesus Christ, our Lord.

  • Carolyn: (in a demonic voice) - It's the passage...to HELL!
    Carolyn: (in a demonic voice) It's the passage, to HELL!
    Carolyn: (in a demonic voice) It's the passage, to Hell!

  • Kathleen Lutz: (to George, after having an encounter with Jody) - What I saw was not a cat!
    Kathleen Lutz: (to George, after having an encounter with Jody) What I saw was not a cat!

  • Carolyn: Demons are smart. They're not just monsters. They...They think just like you and I do. Just in reverse. It's a closed system.
    Carolyn: Demons are smart. They're not just monsters. They, they think just like you and I do. Just in reverse. It's a closed system.
    Jeff: Now you're beginning to give me the creeps.
    Carolyn: There was a tribe of Indians called the Shinnecocks, and they used this land as a sort of exposure pen. They put all the crazy people here and left them here to die...My God! - That's where it is.
    Carolyn: There was a tribe of Indians called the Shinnecocks, and they used this land as a sort of exposure pen. They put all the crazy people here and left them here to die. My God! That's where it is.
    Jeff: What the hell are you talking about?
    Carolyn: There are people buried here.

  • George Lutz: I'll go in and talk to Kathy, and you all come in in a couple of minutes.
    Jeff: (Carolyn walks toward the house) - He told us to wait out here.
    Jeff: (Carolyn walks toward the house) He told us to wait out here.
    Carolyn: Jeff...I gotta see it for myself.
    Carolyn: Jeff. I gotta see it for myself.
    Jeff: I thought that place gave you the creeps.
    Carolyn: Are those vibes ever strong. It really pulls on you. I gotta see the basement. That's where it's coming from. I'm very sensitive about these things. And I know about them.
    Jeff: Come on; knock it off, will you?

  • George Lutz: (at the bar) - The house is doing things. I mean, windows open by themselves. Rooms full of flies at the wrong time of year...You saw what happened to Greg's hand. It's crazy. Last night the front door was ripped off its hinges from the inside.
    George Lutz: (at the bar) The house is doing things. I mean, windows open by themselves. Rooms full of flies at the wrong time of year. You saw what happened to Greg's hand. It's crazy. Last night the front door was ripped off its hinges from the inside.
    Carolyn: (looking into a book) - Of course! It's right here, it's history. John Ketchum.
    Carolyn: (looking into a book) Of course! It's right here, it's history. John Ketchum.
    Jeff: So?
    Carolyn: They ran him out of Salem for being a witch. And he built his house exactly where you're living. You're living on some sort of special ground...devil worship...death...sacrifice. George, there's one simple rule...Energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can only change forms.
    Carolyn: They ran him out of Salem for being a witch. And he built his house exactly where you're living. You're living on some sort of special ground, devil worship, death, sacrifice. George, there's one simple rule. Energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can only change forms.
    Jeff: Carolyn, will you get a grip on yourself? You sound like some kind of psycho weirdo!
    Carolyn: Come on, Jeffrey. Don't be such a hard-core rationalist. Everything in life cannot be explained by a slide rule.
    Jeff: Thank you very much for your cosmic views. Now do me a favor...SHUT UP!
    Jeff: Thank you very much for your cosmic views. Now do me a favor. SHUT UP!

  • Amy: (singing) - Jesus loves me, this I know; for the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong...they are weak, but He is strong. Yes, Jesus loves me, The Bible...
    Amy: (singing) Jesus loves me, this I know; for the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong. They are weak, but He is strong. Yes, Jesus loves me, The Bible...
    Kathleen Lutz: Who you singing to, princess?
    Amy: You scared Jody.
    Kathleen Lutz: Jody? - Look, there's no one here, see?
    Kathleen Lutz: Jody? Look, there's no one here, see?
    Amy: You scared her...She went out the window.
    Amy: You scared her. She went out the window.
    Kathleen Lutz: She went out the window? I'd better check and make sure she's not still there. (Kathy sees two red eyes outside the window, which frightens her)

  • Bartender: (stares at George) - Jesus, I'm sorry. You look just like that kid...He was sitting right in that seat when he was arrested.
    Bartender: (stares at George) Jesus, I'm sorry. You look just like that kid...He was sitting right in that seat when he was arrested.
    George Lutz: What are you talking about?
    Bartender: The kid last year that killed his family...The house down by the river? You're the spitting image.
    Bartender: The kid last year that killed his family. The house down by the river? You're the spitting image.
    George Lutz: So?
    Bartender: So...I'll bring you another brew.
    Bartender: So, I'll bring you another brew.

  • Amy: Jody says everything's gonna get better.
    Kathleen Lutz: What does Jody look like? I mean...is Jody big or thin or fat or...
    Kathleen Lutz: What does Jody look like? I mean, is Jody big or thin or fat or...
    Amy: She's nice...She tells me things, too.
    Amy: She's nice. She tells me things, too.
    Kathleen Lutz: Like what does she tell you?
    Amy: She tells me about the little boy who used to live in my room. He got hurt, and he died.
    Kathleen Lutz: And what else does Jody tell you?
    Amy: She says she wants me to live here forever and ever so we can all play together.

  • Kathleen Lutz: (about the window falling on her son's hand) - Isn't it strange that none of the bones are broken in Greg's hand?
    Kathleen Lutz: (about the window falling on her son's hand) Isn't it strange that none of the bones are broken in Greg's hand?

  • Jeff: (trying to open the window which shuts on Greg's hand) - Goddamn thing feels like it's nailed shut.
    Jeff: (trying to open the window which shuts on Greg's hand) Goddamn thing feels like it's nailed shut.

  • Jeff: Some caterer's screaming you wrote him a personal check that bounced. I should've covered that. And some guy from the IRS has been calling.
    George Lutz: (gets angry) - Don't you have any good news?!
    George Lutz: (gets angry) Don't you have any good news?!

  • Carolyn: (after pulling up to the house) - I don't want to go any closer.
    Carolyn: (after pulling up to the house) I don't want to go any closer.
    Jeff: Carolyn, what are you talking about?
    Carolyn: It gives me the creeps.

  • Father Ryan: Father Nuncio and I have seen our share of phenomena, and never once did any of them turn out to be Satanist!

  • Father Delaney: Oh I see. We're just gonna walk away from it. Has that become the fashion now, to cover up?
    Father Ryan: Nothing to walk away from.
    Father Delaney: I think it's nonsense!
    Father Ryan: There's nothing to cover up.
    Father Delaney: I think it's bureaucratical bullsh*t! What do you think I am? I am not some pink cheat seminarian who doesn't know the difference between the supernatural and a bad clam. I am a trained psychotherapist! I went into that house! What I saw there was real, what I felt there was real, and what I heard there was real! Gentlemen, I have a family in my parish that's at great risk! And they are facing real danger.

  • Father Delaney: I happened to check into the murders and the 20-year-old boy who killed his parents and his four brothers and sisters. When he was at trial, he testified that he heard voices in the house. The voices told him to do it! I was in the house, and I heard the voices, too! And I also felt the presence in the house. There was a presence in that house!
    Father Ryan: Half the killers in this country say the same thing. "The voices. The voices told me to do it."
    Father Ryan: Half the killers in this country say the same thing. 'The voices. The voices told me to do it.'
    Father Delaney: I heard them, Father! I heard voices!

  • Father Ryan: I'm not in the habit of blaming Satan for every phenomenon.

  • Amy: ...Jody doesn't like George.
    Amy: Jody doesn't like George.

  • George Lutz: These kids of yours need some goddamn discipline.

  • Jackie: (yelling at Amy; crying) - Why didn't you open the door? Why didn't you answer me?
    Jackie: (yelling at Amy; crying) Why didn't you open the door? Why didn't you answer me?
    Kathleen Lutz: (yells at Amy) - Why didn't you unlock the door? You heard Jackie knocking.
    Kathleen Lutz: (yells at Amy) Why didn't you unlock the door? You heard Jackie knocking.
    Amy: Jody wouldn't let me.
    George Lutz: Jody? Who's Jody?
    Amy: She's my friend. She comes to play with me.
    George Lutz: Jesus Christ! What the hell are we standing here listening to?

  • George Lutz: (talking to the caterer in the bathroom) - Listen to me, pal...I don't like lectures, and I don't like being hassled in the mens room. I'm gonna write you a check. Either that's good enough for you, or you're gonna eat your own goddamn food.
    George Lutz: (talking to the caterer in the bathroom) Listen to me, pal, I don't like lectures, and I don't like being hassled in the mens room. I'm gonna write you a check. Either that's good enough for you, or you're gonna eat your own goddamn food.

  • Jackie: (locked in the closet) - Amy, open the door. I'm in the closet. Open the door. Amy, I mean it! Come to the door! Open it! For Christ's sake! Open the door! Amy, open the door! For Christ's sake, open the door!
    Jackie: (locked in the closet) Amy, open the door. I'm in the closet. Open the door. Amy, I mean it! Come to the door! Open it! For Christ's sake! Open the door! Amy, open the door! For Christ's sake, open the door!

  • Jackie: It's time for bed, Amy. I gotta give you an aspirin.
    Amy: I don't want go to bed. I want play with Jody.

  • Kathleen Lutz: (wakes up from a nightmare and screams) - She was shot in the head!
    Kathleen Lutz: (wakes up from a nightmare and screams) She was shot in the head!

  • George Lutz: I don't know what the hell's the matter with me.
    Kathleen Lutz: Silly, this happens all the time.
    George Lutz: Not to me it doesn't.

  • Aunt Helena: (arrives at the house for just a minute and is already scared for her life) - I have to go.
    Aunt Helena: (arrives at the house for just a minute and is already scared for her life) I have to go.
    Kathleen Lutz: I don't understand.
    Aunt Helena: I don't feel well at all.
    Kathleen Lutz: I bought your favorite tea, and I'll make you a cup.
    Aunt Helena: I have to go. I really feel terrible.
    Kathleen Lutz: If you rested a while, you'd feel...
    Aunt Helena: I can't stay!
    Kathleen Lutz: Please stay.
    Aunt Helena: I can't stay! I don't feel well!
    Kathleen Lutz: If you just rest and...
    Aunt Helena: I can't stay. Forgive me.

  • Amy: My friend Jody wants to play upstairs...Huh, Jody? See?
    Amy: My friend Jody wants to play upstairs. Huh, Jody? See?
    Kathleen Lutz: You and Jody go on up and enjoy yourself. Does your friend Jody like sugar cookies, too?
    Amy: I don't think so.

  • George Lutz: Don't ever do that...Not to a man with an ax in his hand.
    George Lutz: Don't ever do that. Not to a man with an ax in his hand.

  • Kathleen Lutz: I just wish that...all those people hadn't died here. A guy kills his whole family? Doesn't that bother you?
    Kathleen Lutz: I just wish that all those people hadn't died here. A guy kills his whole family? Doesn't that bother you?
    George Lutz: Sure, but...houses don't have memories.
    George Lutz: Sure, but houses don't have memories.

  • Mrs. Townsend: There's nothing like it on the market. Not at this price.

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