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Poltergeist

1982 , 1h 54m
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Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken dishes and furniture moving around by itself. However, when he realizes that something truly evil haunts his home, Steve calls in a team of parapsychologists led by Dr. Lesh to help before it's too late.

  • Director: Tobe Hooper
  • Stars: Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins

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4 wins11 nominations
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    Best Special Visual Effects

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    Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing

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    Best Effects, Visual Effects

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Ratings

7.3
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Poltergeist FAQ

The release date of Poltergeist is June 04, 1982.
On November 20, 2020, there were 5222 public reaction to Poltergeist including extraordinary, most disturbing, more horrifying, more disturbing, haunting music.
The runtime of Poltergeist is 114 minutes.
The genre of Poltergeist is Horror.
On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of Poltergeist is 7.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 86/100, Metacritic rating is 79/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
The sequels of Poltergeist are Poltergeist, Poltergeist II: The Other Side, Poltergeist III.
The revenue of Poltergeist was 122,200,000 USD.
The full version of Poltergeist is provided by Amazon Video , Apple iTunes , Microsoft Store , DIRECTV , Redbox , YouTube , Netflix , FandangoNOW , Vudu , AMC on Demand , Google Play Movies
The production budget of Poltergeist was 10,700,000 USD.
Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken dishes and furniture moving around by itself. However, when he realizes that something truly evil haunts his home, Steve calls in a team of parapsychologists led by Dr. Lesh to help before it's too late..
The director of Poltergeist is Tobe Hooper.
The casts of Poltergeist are Craig T. Nelson starring as Steve Freeling, JoBeth Williams starring as Diane Freeling, Beatrice Straight starring as Dr. Lesh, Dominique Dunne starring as Dana Freeling, Oliver Robins starring as Robbie Freeling, Heather O'Rourke starring as Carol Anne Freeling.
The certification of Poltergeist is PG.