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Amityville Uprising

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Terrible "sequel" isn't a sequel -- violence, language.

Movie R 2022 85 minutes
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age 17+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 16+

Horrible

This movie was definitely a waste of money I feel if their was better actors it would actually be good but it’s just disappointing
age 18+

Bad B movie af

Bloody and violence

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Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

If terrible and stupid movies were war crimes, this movie would be put on trial at The Hague and found guilty by unanimous verdict. Amityville Uprising doesn't even evoke the laughter of a "so bad, it's good" so much as it evokes a cry for help and a fervent prayer to the heavens that those responsible for these movies will stop making bad movies with the word "Amityville" in the title. The "uprising" in the title refers to a zombie outbreak in a police precinct, but there's so much that's clunky and idiotic before that even happens, by the time the zombie attacks begin, it's impossible to determine why it took so long.

As bad CGI clouds form over poor beleaguered Amityville, the cops talk about, among other things, food, their relationship statuses, their crushes on newscasters, the poor hygiene habits of the coroner down in the morgue. There are no calls to the station about this emergency, even as newscasters and weather people implore their viewers to stay inside. Actors are constantly being asked to express emotion to traumatic events that are so clearly out of their limited range it grows tiresome instead of ironically funny. It's the latest in a long-enough string of lousy movies with "Amityville" in the title; one would think Amityville public officials would take a stand to stop their village from getting continually besmirched by these terrible non-sequels. Maybe "The East Rockaway Horror" doesn't have the same ring to it, but here's hoping that this is the movie in which Amityvillians kindly ask that bad horror movies find a new Long Island hamlet already.

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