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The Amityville Curse
Amityville Curse
Title: The Amityville Curse
Directed by: Tom Berry
Written by: Michael Krueger; Doug Olson; Norvell Rose
Produced by: Tom Berry; A.B. Goldberg; Michael Krueger; Franco Battista
Music by: Milan Kymlicka
Cinematography: Rodney Gibbons
Edited by: Franco Battista
Distributed by: Allegro Films
Released: May 7th, 1990
Rating: R
Running time: 91 min.
Country: Canada/USA
Language: English
Previous: Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989)
Next: Amityville 1992: It's About Time (1992)

The Amityville Curse is a joint American/Canadian horror film of the haunted house subgenre. It is the fifth film in the Amityville Horror film series. The movie was directed by Tom Berry with a script written by Michael Krueger, Doug Olson and Norvell Rose. It was produced by Allegro Films and released direct-to-video on May 7th, 1990.

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  • The Amityville Curse is based on a book written by Hans Holzer.
  • The tagline for this film is, "It began with a murder and a hanging. Now, the innocent must pay for the sins of the guilty...".
  • Although the original Amityville Horror is loosely inspired by the DeFeo murders of 1974, the exploits of deranged killer Ronald DeFeo, Jr. are only briefly referenced in this film.
  • This is the second film directed by Tom Berry and his first film in the horror genre. He previously directed the Canadian drama, Something About Love.
  • This is Michael Krueger's fourth and final film as a screenwriter. It is also his fourth film in the horror genre. Krueger passed away on August 27th, 1990 at the age of 39; three months after the release of this film.
  • This is the first, and to date, only film co-written by Doug Olson. He has also worked as a producer on two other horror films.
  • This is the first film work for Norvell Rose as a story writer.

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