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PG-13| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary

Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (“Spiderman,” “Evil Dead”, “The Grudge”) and director Gil Kenan (“Monster House”) contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces.  When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and hold the youngest daughter captive, the family must come together to rescue her before she disappears forever.

Cast: Sam Rockwell , Rosemarie DeWitt , Kyle Catlett , Jane Adams , Jared Harris , Nicholas Braun , Kennedi Clements , Susan Heyward

Director: Gil Kenan

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Poltergeist (2015)

Release Date: May 22nd, 2015|1 hr. 33 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 4 )
  • It doesn't reinvent the wheel, but Poltergeist is a solid, surprisingly effective chiller. show more

  • While Hooper favored shock value and jump scares, Kenan and cinematographer Javier Aguirresarobe construct far more fluid sequences as the camera glides and hovers over its subjects, reserving the most impactful shots for the climactic scenes, particularly a concluding sequence that’s particularly thrilling. show more

  • A good cast including Sam Rockwell and Jared Harris wander around sincerely in what feels, at times, almost a shot-by-shot remake, and at others, an obstinately wrong-footed exercise in dabbling with the narrative. show more

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  • June 22, 2015 nuevacadiz
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    This movie is lacking in so many ways. There is nothing surprising or even frightening here. It plays like a low budget flick with a half hearted attitude. An unfortunate use of 2 hours

  • May 25, 2015 Robert
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    This movie sucked! it copied the first movie tier by tier............and STILL EVEN DIDN'T HIT THE MARK.

  • May 24, 2015 mikeytron
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    This movie is absolutely terrible. I really wanted to like this movie and I see usually two movies per week. The 1982 film is a classic with engagement of characters and good acting and directing. This movie is none of that. It is cheap low end with really bad acting and terrible directing. One plus side the special effects are descent. I usually like remakes but not this one! Also to make it even available in 3D is a joke. I did see it in 3D so it was an even bigger waste of money. This should have gone straight to DVD.

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