An American Haunting

An American Haunting

DVD - 2005
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Based on the true story of The Bell Witch of Tennessee. In 1818, slight, unexplained noises were heard. As the spirit grew, it singled out the father, John, and his daughter, Betsy. The family tried to search for the cause of the spirit in the hope of finding a way to defeat it. The spirit developed voices and began speaking to the family, but refused to say why it was there. Finally it pronounced a death sentence on John and within a year, he was dead. It would not be until years later that it was discovered what happened on the terrible night the spirit was born and find out the horrific truth about its nature and origin.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2005.
Edition: Unrated.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Grayce11
Sep 01, 2017

Donald Sutherland and Sissy Spacek, two well known and excellent actors! Having said this, this movie stinks! I am appalled that they would agree to be in such a production! BLAH! NOT scary at all. The trailer was good and the imagery was "good" in a few scenes, ie-the lighting, etc...but my goodness, this movie was very dissappointing!

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KickingDandelions
Oct 17, 2016

Very terrible! Not even a little bit scary everything was predictable and the acting was the absolute worst! The whole plot seemed interesting when read the description but when watched was incredibly stupid. So disappointed in the movie.

Etuq Feb 28, 2016

Terrible movie. I'm very disappointed.. The book was amazing. They could of done a lot with the entity but instead made it a very flat, very predictable, boring character.

wayne19711012 Jun 27, 2012

not bad

aaa5756 Jun 30, 2011

C+ for this DVD

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Nov 29, 2007

Handsomely produced, convincing story of a 19th-century American haunting with a satisfying twist at the end.

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Etuq Feb 28, 2016

Etuq thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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