New Blu-ray Date Set for 'Amityville Horror'

Posted Mon Jul 28, 2008 at 06:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
The Amityville Horror (1979)

After a year-long delay, MGM/Fox has set a new October street date for the Blu-ray release of 'The Amityville Horror.'

Originally announced for Blu-ray release back in 2007, MGM unceremoniously bumped the classic James Brolin-Margot Kidder chiller from its next-gen schedule, citing "marketing reasons" for the delay.

The studio has now rescheduled 'The Amityville Horror' for October 7, to tie in with a Halloween-themed Blu-ray horror promotion that also includes the recently-announced 'Carrie' and 'Young Frankenstein.'

At press time, MGM had not announced any revised features or specs.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray remains $39.98.

As always, you'll find the latest specs for 'The Amityville Horror' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under its new date of October 7.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The Amityville Horror (1979) (Blu-ray)
Carrie (1976) (Blu-ray)
Young Frankenstein (Blu-ray)
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