My Amityville Horror

Metascore
48

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Drew Taylor
    Mar 15, 2013
    91
    The results are a disturbing mixture of paranormal ghost story and psychological unease.
  2. Reviewed by: Nick Schager
    Mar 12, 2013
    70
    Whether it was all a haunting or a hoax is left unanswered, but the film leaves little doubt that Amityville's greatest source of evil was, fundamentally, parental in nature.
  3. Reviewed by: Drew Hunt
    Mar 12, 2013
    63
    The film is a tender character portrait rooted in deep curiosity and sympathy for its subject.
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  1. Jun 19, 2013
    5
    My Amityville Horror starts off strong but soon after Daniel starts pouring it all out, much of the tales seem unbelievable and ridiculous toMy Amityville Horror starts off strong but soon after Daniel starts pouring it all out, much of the tales seem unbelievable and ridiculous to the point of no return, making Danny a very unreliable source of information on the hauntings. Much more time is spent on trying to prove evil exists than the hauntings themselves, that is this documentary's biggest downfall. Full Review »
  2. Apr 24, 2013
    2
    The producers of this interview/documentary hybrid try very hard to empathise with the subject Daniel Lutz. Unfortunately he and the otherThe producers of this interview/documentary hybrid try very hard to empathise with the subject Daniel Lutz. Unfortunately he and the other characters interviewed appear superficial and self-indulgent, all the while painting bigger demons of Daniel's family, atheists and agnostics than they do the supposed demons they claim haunted the Lutz family at the Amityville house. Full Review »