My Amityville Horror
My Amityville Horror (2013)

For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975. George and Kathy Lutz's story went on to inspire a best-selling novel and the subsequent films have… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 6, 2013
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71%
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Nelson
Variety

Where Walter's film succeeds is in rendering Lutz, onscreen throughout, as an indelibly prickly and unsettling figure.

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

The blurring of fact and fiction has been a part of the Amityville saga since it became public, but for Lutz there's no gray area in his memories, whose power is undiminished.

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Jamie S. Rich
Oregonian

Though no new answers are presented, the questions should intrigue anyone fascinated by things going bump in the night.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Unusual doc should please both believers and die-hard skeptics.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

[Feels] like an episode of "In Search Of" on steroids.

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Devin Faraci
Birth.Movies.Death.

Not only a unique psychological spin on the entire story, but more importantly a truly heartbreaking examination of a 40 year old man who has spent his life trying to protect a wounded 10 year old boy within him.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Mr. Lutz prattles on endlessly about the paranormal activity he says he witnessed, the unpleasant family dynamics he grew up with and more.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

My Amityville Horror doesn't go far in sussing out fact from fiction-it just adds more noise to the myth.

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Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

If you're a skeptic like myself, this won't convince you, but it will provide some interesting insight into the type of people that spread these stories.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Jeffrey Meyers
Having long been fascinated by the Amitville saga, and its many facets, I went in to My Amityville Horror with a peaked interest. My Amityville Horror is the… More
Daniel Dolgin
My Amityville horror is disturbing in a panormal sense, but more importantly in a psychological sense. The film's a character study on Daniel Lutz, who no… More
Christopher Haskell
Recounting the paranormal trials of Daniel Lutz, the real-life inspiration of the Amityville Horror phenomenon, "My Amityville Horror" is a somewhat… More