The Amityville Horror

On the final night, Kathy returns home to find George with an axe, apparently insane or possessed. She hides the children in the bathroom and confronts George, briefly taking on the appearance of an elderly woman. After calming George, the family begins to leave, but the stairs are slippery and difficult to descend because the walls have started to bleed. Once they get out of the house, they realize they forgot their dog, Harry. George runs back into the house to get him, and falls into a pit of black slime in the basement. Harry helps pull him out and they escape along with the rest of the family, never returning.

Patwell James

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Trivia: When James Brolin was offered the role of George Lutz, he was informed that they didn't have a script to give him. James bought a copy of the novel and began to read it. At two o'clock in the morning, while reading a very intense part of the book, a pair of pants that he had hung up earlier fell to the ground causing him to jump in fright. After that, James agreed to do the film.

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Question: What is up with that pig thing in the window? Does it have anything do to do with anything?

Answer: That's Jodie. In the book and the supposed "true" story, the Lutz' daughter said Jodie could appear to her in any form he wanted, but usually looked like a pig.

Answer: According to the book (and you can take that for what it is worth), one of the characters saw a pair of glowing red eyes in a window. Later they went outside and found pig tracks in the snow. That is what this scene is trying to convey.

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Answer: The answer that mentions that the pig thing in the window is supposed to be Jodie is correct. However, in the broader spectrum of things, the appearance or the sounds of animals (squeals, growls, etc.) during a haunting is supposed to mean that the haunting is demonic in nature, which the haunting in this story obviously was.

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