Poltergeist (1982)

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Directed By Tobe Hooper Starring JoBeth Williams  •  Dominique Dunne  •  Heather O'Rourke  •  Martin Casella  •  Richard Lawson Genres Ghost Film  •  Haunted House Film  •  Horror  •  Supernatural Horror Studios &
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Poltergeist  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Saturn Award for Best Horror or Thriller Film Winning  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Horror Films
Release Info June 4, 1982
Color  •  114 minutes PG Rated PG
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Comments (5)

 
kookio

kookio on 9/15/2011 Reply  · 

Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight & Zelda Rubinstein also starred in this film.

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cheesydog1

cheesydog1 on 4/11/2014 Reply  · 

Really overrated in my opinion

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seve24

seve24 on 6/20/2015 Reply  · 

I really don't care for it. I notice its mark on pop culture, but the movie isn't anything special. It's not scary, it's not even intense and it's not that entertaining. Please someone tell me why it's considered as a horror classic?

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LandMiller

LandMiller on 5/5/2017 Reply  · 

Definitely one of the most classic horror movies among the 80s!

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mcgrathta

mcgrathta on 7/29/2017 Reply  · 

Scary for me.

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