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The New Movie House

Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:00 pm
by evanguy2004
Look at this pic of the movie house. I never saw one with the water in the picture. Pretty cool picture. I once read that this house was abandon prior to the filming of the remake. Can anyone confirm this fact? I would imagine someone lives in there now correct.

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Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:42 am
by Monty2008
Still think this was an odd choice of location

Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 11:18 pm
by Chichibcc
That house looks so HUGE!!!

But it definitely looks NOTHING like the original "Amityville Horror" film house, and certainly nothing like the real 108/112 Ocean Avenue.

But for the purpose of filming, I guess it served its purpose.

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:51 am
by Dan the Damned
That's because despite what the producers said when promoting the film, they didn't give a crap about being true to the story or the look of the real house/location.

But despite them taking the original story and completely rewriting it (while claiming they are being more faithful to the book (which book, they never said)), the change in the house's appearance and location may have been an effort at avoiding possible problems with the current owner of the real house...

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:57 am
by Grave
nothing ominous about the place...thats a beautiful piece of property...

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 5:30 pm
by evanguy2004
But can anyone confirm that this house was abandon for years prior to the filming? I would imagine like Dan said keeping the address at 412 Ocean Avenue plus to avoid the look and feel of the real house kept them away from lawsuits.

I agree this is a huge house! I keep thinking of that one scene in the remake where one of the Lutz's kids was walking along the roofline. Great blue screen effect! That would be pretty scarry to actually due considering on how high this house is.

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:15 pm
by Grave
there was no blue screen involved...the little girl actually performed the stunt with the aid of wires...

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:30 pm
by SilkyPup
there was no blue screen involved...the little girl actually performed the stunt with the aid of wires...
Yup. They show that in the extras on the dvd. Seriously freaky.

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:23 pm
by costerluver
Does anyone know the address of this place? I wouldn't mind seeing it on Google Earth.
P.S. Does it actually have eye windows?

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:34 pm
by evanguy2004
No the new movie house or the old movie house did not have the 1/4 moon windows. They added those on for the movie.

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:48 pm
by msmart112
The address is...

27618 Silver Lake Road

...even though it sits on Silver Lake (which is also the name of a village to the west)...it's technically in Salem, WI.

Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 3:29 am
by Eric Walter
Dan the Damned wrote:That's because despite what the producers said when promoting the film, they didn't give a crap about being true to the story or the look of the real house/location.
Well, anytime the name Michael Bay is attached to a project, don't expect quality.

Posted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:36 pm
by kudzu
I love that house...its just not the Amityville House.

Re: The New Movie House

Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 6:36 pm
by sherbetbizarre
These aerial shots capture the house which was used in the 2005 remake of the Amityville Horror. The house is located in Silver Lake, Wisconsin.
http://photography.m2creativedesign.com ... 71&k=CqPSG