AMITYVILLE: AN ORIGIN STORY tells the story behind the world’s most infamous haunted house tale: the Amityville murders. The project is the first elevated look at every aspect of this wildly layered story about the heinous murder of a family of six that became eclipsed by paranormal controversy.
What Does This New Doc Bring?
Rooted in the dark cultural undercurrents of the 1970s. This series features firsthand accounts from witnesses, family members, and former investigators appearing on-camera for the first time. Exclusive archival footage, newly unearthed images, and stunning original photography are woven together into the most compelling and comprehensive telling of the Amityville story yet. Viewers will be taken on a heart-pounding roller coaster ride through the mythology, factual record, and devastating human toll of this notorious meta-narrative.
“The Haunting”- April 23, 2023 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
In 1975, George & Kathy Lutz move into a suburban dream home. A cascade of terrifying, unexplainable events drives them out in just 28 days. Those closest to the terror share their truths about the story that launched The Amityville Horror sensation.
The Amityville Horror is a classic story that has been told for decades now. This new documentary will flesh out the horror story and show images never seen before.
Executive Produced by: Lesley Chilcott, Blaine Duncan, Brooklyn Hudson, Amanda Raymond, Rhett Bachner, and Brien Meagher
Directed and Executive Produced by: Jack Riccobono
International Distributor: MGM
Will you be tuning in to see what new information has been uncovered? Were the hauntings real or were they created to sell a story? You be the judge when Amityville: An Origin Story premiers April 23rd on MGM+.