The Amityville Murders Reviews

January 18, 2020
Rather than a script, it uses a 'Haunted House Movie 101' checklist.
September 18, 2019
This is an origin story. Every superhero gets one and now horror movies get one as well, apparently.
June 21, 2019
There are some groovy '70s costumes on display and features cool garage rock... THE AMITYVILLE MURDERS winds up another lackluster entry in the franchise.
May 19, 2019
The scares are tolerable and predictable, with the experience leaving you frustrated that the film's many opportunities were completely squandered.
March 20, 2019
What could have been an exciting entry into the Amityville saga turns out to be a tasteless piece of mildly supernatural fecal matter.
February 21, 2019
The Amityville Murders is a well-made and often unsettling supernatural thriller-it is certainly worth a look for the curious and a must-see for completists.
February 12, 2019
[The] last ten minutes satisfy this requisite as Butch ascends the stairs against flashes of lightning from the rainstorm outside. But the slayings and the sober epilogue that follows make for a flat ending to this relatively ambitious horror movie.
February 11, 2019
Though the events of 'The Amityville Murders' are grounded in specificity...the plot plays out like a generic haunted-house movie [that] doesn't do anything you haven't seen many times before.
February 8, 2019
Frankly, "The Amityville Murders" feels like a missed opportunity.
February 8, 2019
A wheezy and utterly incompetent attempt to further extend the life of a franchise that was already running on fumes back when Ronald Reagan was still a first-term president.
February 7, 2019
In the end, what's left is yet another bad Amityville movie that fails to entertain or scare. Still, the house does look scary. Maybe if they try one more time...
February 7, 2019
incredibly tacky
February 7, 2019
Surely there are more interesting ways to scare the pants off people.
February 5, 2019
Filmmakers keep coming back to this murder and its aftermath, but few can find a compelling story to tell. That remains the case here.
February 4, 2019
The Amityville Murders wastes historical reverence on a paint-by-numbers ghost story that relies too heavily on eyesore animated effects.