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Poltergeist (1982)

PG 114 min - Horror - 4 June 1982
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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, Heather O'Rourke, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Zelda Rubinstein, Martin Casella, James Karen, Sonny Landham, Robert Broyles, Richard Lawson, Michael McManus, Virginia Kiser, Lou Perryman, Noel Conlon

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Storyline

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.



Tagline: They're here.

Genres: Horror

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  4 June 1982

Box Office

Budget:  $10,700,000
Revenue:  $122,200,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  SLM Production Group, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 54 min

Academy Award Nominations

MUSIC (Original Score) — Jerry Goldsmith
SOUND EFFECTS EDITING — Stephen Hunter Flick, Richard L. Anderson
VISUAL EFFECTS — Richard Edlund, Michael Wood, Bruce Nicholson


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