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: March 15, 2013
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2013
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Nelson

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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Tim Brayton
Alternate Ending

Daniel Lutz is a tremendously interesting, at times moving and at times deeply off-putting interview subject.

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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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Rob Gonsalves

Not so much an "untold story" of the Amityville case as a psychological study of a troubled man.

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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.

Jamie S. Rich

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

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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
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
Jesse Ortega
This movie is really only as interesting as long as you pretend that everything that Daniel is saying is completely true. I don't mean to sound like a… 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