The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror (2005)

1 mistake since 20 Aug '20, 04:07

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Character mistake: George called Kathy Katherine. The real Kathy is named Kathleen.

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Suggested correction: She identifies herself in the film as "Katherine", so there's no in-film mistake. The children's name are not the real life children's name either, so changes were made in the film that don't reflect real life.

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George: Houses don't kill poeple. People kill people.

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Question: Probably it's for dramatic impact, but it seemed strange that Ryan Reynolds' character would rush out to the boathouse on seeing the red balloon. It would have made more sense to check her room first, but he leaves (and even dives into the icy lake) without telling anyone. If it was out and out panic, wouldn't he wake his wife? Apart from as a plot device, any ideas why?

Answer: He sees the balloon, and instantly assumes his step-daughter is inside the boat house, and hence is in danger of slipping and drowning (or perhaps already in such a situation). He rushes straight out to get there as quickly as possible. Checking her room, or telling his wife would take up time, not to mention he is probably running on adrenaline.

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