The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Amityville Horror (1979)

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Synopsis: Newlyweds George and Kathy Lutz move into a new house that was the site of a grisly mass murder one year earlier.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg

Runtime: 117 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.2/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 24%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  8 (1 major, 7 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: The cat scare at the 30 minute mark is the only moment likely to startle audiences appreciably.

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers
Show Descriptions

Jump Scare Times

6:51 – As the real estate agent opens a bedroom door, there is a sudden flashback to the shooting (several more flashbacks occur over the next few minutes).

17:06 – A disembodied voice screams “get out” at Father Delaney.

30:29 – George is startled by a yowling black cat at the window. [Video]

33:28 – Kathy hears something and looks into another room, when she returns to the kitchen her daughter is suddenly standing there.

41:30 – Kathy sits up in bed and screams.

1:05:53 – Amy sneaks up on George and Kathy.

1:19:40 – Kathy looks out of the bedroom window and sees two glowing eyes.

1:52:58 – George falls through the stairs into the brown liquid below.

(Major scares in bold)

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in The Amityville Horror [more info].