Amityville 3-D (1983)

105m, 8370 ft
35mm, ArriVision , SpaceVision 3D, colour, 2.35:1
Dolby Stereo, English

An American horror film directed by Richard Fleischer.

Plot Summary

The Baxtor family are the latest residents of the house and before long, their daughter is dead in a boating accident. But her mother continues to see the dead girl around the house and her husband calls upon a paranormal investigator to help.


Director: Richard Fleischer
Dino De Laurentiis for Orion
Producer: Stephen F. Kesten
Script: William Wales
Director of Photography: Fred Schuler
Editor: Frank J. Urioste
Music: Howard Blake
Sound Recordist: Peter Ilardi, John Fundus
Costume Designer: Clifford Capone
Hair: Anthony Cortino
Make Up Illusions: John Caglione Jr
Special Make Up: Vincent Callaghan
Special Effects Supervisor: Jeff Jarvis
Art Director: Giorgio Postiglione

Tony Roberts (John Baxter)
Tess Harper (Nancy Baxter)
Robert Joy (Elliot West)
Candy Clark (Melanie)
John Beal (Harold Caswell)
Leora Dana (Emma Caswell)
John Harkins (Clifford Sanders)
Lori Loughlin (Susan Baxter)
Meg Ryan (Lisa)
Neill Barry (Jeff)
Peter Kowanko (Roger)
Rikke Borge (Elliot's assistant)
Carlos Romano (David Cohler)
Josephina Echanove (Dolores)
Jorge Zepeda (van driver)
Raquel Pankowsky (sensory woman)
Paco Pharres (maintenance man)

Alternative Titles

Amityville 3 – French title
Amityville III – Italian title
Amityville III: The Demon
Amityville: The Demon
Huset som gud glömde 3
– Swedish title
El pozo del infierno – Spanish title
Saatanan riivaama – Finnish title

Sequel to
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Amityville II: The (1982)

Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989)
The Amityville Curse (1990)
Amityville 1992: It's About Time (1992)
Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
Amityville: Dollhouse (1997)
Amityville 2000 (2000)


Boxoffice vol.120 (February 1984) p.R29 – review (by B. Krohn)
Cinefantastique vol.13 no.6/vol.14 no.1 (September-October 1983) p.34 – illustrated note (by James Van Hise)
Cinefantastique vol.14 n.3 (1984) p.58 – illustrated review (Script cliches sidetrack yet another trip to Amityville by P. Curren); illustrated article (Special effects in Amityville 3-D enliven stock cliches by Michael Mayo)
Cinefantastique vol.14 no.3 (May 1984) p.58 – illustrated credits, review (by Patrick Curren)
City Limits no.137 (18 May 1984) p.30 – review (by Kim Newman)
The Film Journal vol.87 (January 1984) pp.15-16 – review (by M. Neuhauser)
Film Score Monthly vol.10 no.3 (May/June 2005) p.62 – DVD review (The Laserphile: Amityville Horrors by Andy Dursin)
Films and Filming no355 (April 1984) pp.31-32 – review (by Neil Sinyard)
The Hollywood Reporter vol.279 no.29 22 November 1983] pp.3, 35 – review (by Garry Putzer)
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.51 (March 1984) p.73 – illustrated credits, synopsis, review (by Kim Newman)
New Musical Express 19 May 1984 pp.26-27 – illustrated review (by Cynthia Rose)
Screen International no.438 (24 March 1984) p.18 – review (by Marjorie Bilbow)
Sight & Sound vol.10 no.12 (December 2000) p.61 – video review (by Geoffrey Macnab)
Sight & Sound vol.14 no.12 (December 2004) p.74 – DVD review (by Matthew Leyland)
Starburst no.69 (May 1984) p.39 – illustrated review (by Alan Jones)
Time Out no.717 (17 May 1984) p.49 – illustrated review (by Anne Billson)
Variety vol.313 (23 November 1983) p.14 – credits, review (by Jagr)
Visions no.26 (February 1985) p.24 – article (by C.H. Felix)

The New York Times vol.133 (20 November 1983) p.68 – review (by Janet Maslin)

The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.385 – illustrated credits, review
The Films of the Eighties by Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan p.18 – credits, synopsis
Horror and Science Fiction Films III by Donald C. Willis p.13-14
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Film Sequels, Series, and Remakes: An Illustrated Filmography, with Plot Synopses and Critical Commentary by Kim R. Holston and Tom Winchester pp.33-34 – credits, synopsis, review