Poltergeist (1982)

Title: Poltergeist

Tagline: It knows what scares you.

Genre: Horror

Director: Tobe Hooper

Cast: Craig T. Nelson,JoBeth Williams,Beatrice Straight,Dominique Dunne,Oliver Robins,Heather O'Rourke,Michael McManus,Virginia Kiser,Martin Casella,Richard Lawson,Zelda Rubinstein,James Karen,Lou Perryman,Clair E. Leucart,Dirk Blocker,Allan Graf,Joseph Walsh,Helen Baron,Noel Conlon,Robert Broyles,Sonny Landham,Frank Welker,William Vail,Craig Simmons

Status: Released

Release: 1982-06-04

Runtime: 114

Plot: 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.

Trailer Cast Crew Videos

    • Craig T. Nelson

      Steve Freeling
    • JoBeth Williams

      Diane Freeling
    • Beatrice Straight

      Dr. Lesh
    • Dominique Dunne

      Dana Freeling
    • Oliver Robins

      Robbie Freeling
    • Heather O'Rourke

      Carol Anne Freeling
    • Michael McManus

      Ben Tuthill
    • Virginia Kiser

      Mrs. Tuthill
    • Martin Casella

      Dr. Marty Casey
    • Richard Lawson

    • Zelda Rubinstein

      Tangina Barrons
    • James Karen

      Mr. Teague
    • Lou Perryman

    • Clair E. Leucart

      Bulldozer Driver
    • Dirk Blocker

      Jeff Shaw
    • Allan Graf

    • Joseph Walsh

    • Helen Baron

      Woman Buyer
    • Noel Conlon

    • Robert Broyles

      Pool Worker
    • Sonny Landham

      Pool Worker
    • Frank Welker

      Additional Dialogue Replacement (voice)
    • William Vail

      Implosion Man
    • Craig Simmons

      Implosion Man
    • Paul Huston (Visual Effects)

      Visual Effects
    • Bobby Clark (Crew)

    • Bob Roe (Directing)

      Second Assistant Director
    • Richard Edlund (Visual Effects)

      Visual Effects Supervisor
    • Tobe Hooper (Directing)

    • Michael Grais (Writing)

    • Mark Victor (Writing)

    • James H. Spencer (Art)

      Production Design
    • Cheryal Kearney (Art)

      Set Decoration
    • Dorothy J. Pearl (Costume & Make-Up)

      Makeup Artist
    • Jeff Jarvis (Crew)

      Special Effects
    • Jane Feinberg (Production)

    • Mike Fenton (Production)

    • Marci Liroff (Production)

    • Toni-Ann Walker (Costume & Make-Up)

      Makeup Artist
    • Jeannie Epper (Crew)

    • Frank Marshall (Production)

    • Richard L. Anderson (Sound)

      Supervising Sound Editor
    • Art Vitello (Visual Effects)

    • Mark A. Mangini (Sound)

      Sound Effects Editor
    • Matthew F. Leonetti (Camera)

      Director of Photography
    • Jerry Goldsmith (Sound)

      Original Music Composer
    • John Bruno (Visual Effects)

      Animation Supervisor
    • Steven Spielberg (Writing)

    • Kathleen Kennedy (Production)

      Associate Producer
    • Michael Kahn (Editing)

    • Glenn Randall Jr. (Crew)

      Stunt Coordinator
    • Milton Gray (Visual Effects)

      Visual Effects
    • Trailer

      • Trailer
    • Mick Garris on Poltergeist

      • Featurette
    • The Making of Poltergeist (1982)

      • Behind the Scenes
    • International Trailer

      • Trailer
    • 4K UHD Trailer

      • Trailer
    • TCM Big Screen Classics Fathom Event

      • Teaser
    • Ghosts Abduct Carol Anne Scene

      • Clip
    • Swimming With Skeletons

      • Clip
    • A Terrible Presence

      • Clip
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