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PG| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Strange and creepy happenings beset an average California family, the Freelings -- Steve (Craig T. Nelson), Diane (JoBeth Williams), teenaged Dana (Dominique Dunne), eight-year-old Robbie (Oliver Robins), and five-year-old Carol Ann (Heather O'Rourke) -- when ghosts commune with them through the television set. Initially friendly and playful, the spirits turn unexpectedly menacing, and, when Carol Ann goes missing, Steve and Diane turn to a parapsychologist and eventually an exorcist for help.

Cast: Craig T. Nelson , JoBeth Williams , Beatrice Straight , Dominique Dunne , Oliver Robins , Heather O'Rourke , Zelda Rubinstein , Martin Casella

Directors: Tobe Hooper , Steven Spielberg

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Poltergeist (1982)

Release Date: June 4th, 1982|1 hr. 54 min.

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