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MORE FRIGHTS, SUSPENSE AND CHILLS
INVADE STORE SHELVES THIS OCTOBER! Presents
THE AMITYVILLE HORROR TRILOGY DELUXE COLLECTOR’S EDITION
Three-Disc Blu-ray™ PACK.
OWN IT ON OCTOBER 1, 2013 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY
Holidays arrive early this year for horror fans and pop culture enthusiasts. Prepare to bring home one of the most iconic haunted house movie collections! For the first time ever, experience three original classic AMITYVILLE horror films collected together on 3D Blu-ray!
On OCTOBER 1, SCREAM FACTORY is proud to present THE AMITYVILLE HORROR TRILOGY DELUXE COLLECTOR’S EDITION Three-Disc Blu-ray™ Pack. Featuring perfect high-definition picture visuals and purest digital sound available, this essential collection brings together THE AMITYVILLE HORROR (starring James Brolin, Margot Kidder and Oscar(R)-winner Rod Steiger), AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION (starring James Olson, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Andrew Prine, Jack Magner, Diane Franklin) and AMITYVILLE 3D (starring Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Candy Clark). Each movie from this collection is packed with extensive bonus features and more!
***Avid fans and collectors please take note: those who order THE AMITYVILLE HORROR TRILOGY from ScreamfactoryDVD.com will receive the respective exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! These are only available while supplies last.***
There’s no place like home…for bloodcurdling horror! For George and Kathy Lutz from THE AMITYVILLE HORROR, the colonial house on the river’s edge seemed ideal: quaint, spacious and amazingly affordable. Of course, six brutal murders had taken place there just a year before, but houses don’t have memories…or do they? Soon the Lutz dream house becomes a hellish nightmare, as walls begin to drip blood and satanic forces threaten to destroy them. Now the family must try to escape or forfeit their lives – and their souls! One of the most talked-about haunted house stories of all time, THE AMITYVILLE HORROR is a spine-tingling tale of a house possessed by unspeakable evil. The film stars James Brolin (Christine, Traffic), Margot Kidder (Halloween II, Superman) and Rod Steiger (In the Heat of the Night, Doctor Zhivago).
Before the residence at 112 Ocean Avenue became infamous in THE AMITYVILLE HORROR, its supernatural legacy of terror had already begun. Inspired by the true story, the chilling prequel AMITYVILLE II: THE POSSESSION is a horrifying, special-effects laden encounter with pure evil.
Although the Montellis are not exactly the “perfect family,” at least they’ve found the perfect home. And even though a liquid that looks a lot like blood starts gushing from the kitchen faucet and every window has been nailed shut, it still qualifies as their dream house – until all hell breaks loose! A local priest (James Olson, Hawaii Five-O) tries to rid the house of unclean spirits, but what he doesn’t yet suspect is that teenage son Sonny Montelli (Jack Magner) has been possessed by a murderous demon hell-bent on total destruction. Also starring Burt Young (Rocky), Rutanya Alda (Mommie Dearest) and Diane Franklin (Terrrovision).
In AMITYVILLE 3D movie, the house of unspeakable evil is back to torment all that cross its threshold as Dino De Laurentis and legendary director Richard Fleischer (20,000 Leagues Under The Sea) present “a horror picture of considerable class and polish” (Los Angeles Times)!
To debunk the Amityville house’s infamous reputation and take advantage of a rock-bottom asking price, skeptical journalist John Baxter (Tony Roberts, The Thorns) buys the place and settles in to write his first novel. But as soon as the ink on the deed has dried, people who have come into contact with him – and the house – begin to meet with a shocking fate. Is it coincidence… or is this house really the gateway to hell? Tess Harper (No Country for Old Men), Lori Loughlin (90210, Full House) and Meg Ryan (Proof of Life) also star in this 3D terrorfest!
THE AMITYVILLE HORROR TRILOGY DELUXE COLLECTOR’S EDITION Three-Disc Blu-ray™ Pack Bonus Features:
The Amityville Horror Bonus Features
New interview – Haunted Melodies with Composer Lalo Schifrin
“For God’s Sake, Get Out!” Documentary with actors James Brolin and Margot Kidder
Audio Commentary by Dr. Hans Holzer, PH.D. in Parapsychology (author of MURDER IN AMITYVILLE)
Original Theatrical Trailer
Amityville II: The Possession Bonus Features
The Posession of Damiani – Interview with Director Damiano Damiani
Adapting Amityville – New Interview with Screenwriter Tommy Lee Wallace
Family Matters – New Interview with Actress Diane Franklin
A Mother’s Burden – New Interview with Actress Rutanya Alda
Father Tom’s Memories – New Interview with Actor Andrew Prine
New Interview with ghost hunter/author Alexandra Holzer (GROWING UP HAUNTED: A GHOSTLY MEMOIR)
New Audio Commentary with ghost hunter/author Alexandra Holzer (GROWING UP HAUNTED: A GHOSTLY MEMOIR)
Original Theatrical Trailer
2D and Blu-ray 3D presentation of the film for the first time!
A Chilly Reception – New Interview with Actress Candy Clark
Original Theatrical Trailer
Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2013 with specific release dates, extras and key art for the rest of the title lineup. Meanwhile, fans will are encouraged to follow us and click the “Like” tab on the official SCREAM FACTORY FACEBOOK page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scream-Factory/103961936407493) for up-to-the-minute updates. Learn more at ScreamFactoryDVD.com .
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