Amityville: The Awakening

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Not bad for Amityville, but still not great; violence.

R 2017 85 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Spooky, but may be too intense for little kids

It’s mostly spooky, not as scary or dark as the other Amityville movies. There isn’t any sex. A teenage girl walks around in a tiny underwear and you see half her butt cheeks. Also a weird scene where it appears that the mom is shirtless and bra less being touched on her shoulder and back by her son. There isn’t much gore, except for the corpse of a dog, which is only shown briefly. A couple of people die near the end by gunfire so it’s not gratuitous. It’s a good supernatural movie, not great, but good.
age 13+

Amityville: The Awakening Review

Amityville: The Awaking is a sequel that is okay and worth the watch. But there is still no jump scares, well there are, but they didn’t affect me. This is also the first PG-13 installment in the popular franchise. I am going to admit this was a disappointing sequel but better then the 2005 remake. This was originally R rated but cutted to a PG-13 version. There is no sexual content, but however the main character in this film did see her mom and brother touching each other. The mom was naked with no bra, but no nudity was shown. There is violence but brief. The gun violence was very brief, however you didn’t see the killings happened, you heard them. Like I said before this film was a disappointing sequel, but better then the 2005 remake. I’m going to give Amityville: The Awakening a 5/10.

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