Parents' Guide to

The Amityville Harvest

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Graphic violence, language in cheesy horror movie.

Movie R 2020 92 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 14+

Don't let the title lead you to believe it's anything like the Amityville movies.

Has some F- words. A couple scenes that show women's partial behind.Gory bludgeoning of several characters.I wouldn't recommend under 13. Cheesy storyline and bad acting.
age 18+

Waste of time. Major F

Don't bother unless your into the old 70's horror ( not) movie. Good laugh is all I got and I want my money back. The director and story writer should have to pay you alot of money to watch this one.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

This stand-alone sequel of a franchise that started in the 1970s is as predictable as it is cheesy. The Amityville Harvest is yet another case of a sequel being worse than the original. In fact, it's so far removed from the original that the profit motive is clearly the only reason this has "The Amityville" in the title. While set in the hamlet of Amityville, this is little more than a run-of-the-mill vampire horror story, with the added "bonus" of a blood-soaked, mask-wearing, hammer-wielding psycho with a limp. For these victims, they have the option of getting gnawed at the neck and becoming undead, or getting bludgeoned to death with a hammer. It's good to have options?

Admittedly, the cheese factor makes it somewhat entertaining. It's one of those horror movies where you can have fun guessing who is going to get killed, and in what order. There's plenty that defies all logic, but that's hardly a departure from most horror movies. The acting is above-average for a low-budget horror movie, not that it really matters all that much. There's even a backstory involving the Lincoln assassination, in case there wasn't already enough absurdity to the story. It's a bad movie, but it could be a good-bad movie with the right attitude and/or low expectations. At best, it's video wallpaper for Halloween parties.

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