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Poltergeist (1982)

PG
114 min | Horror, Thriller

A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts.
Director
Writers
Steven Spielberg (screenplay) (story) | Michael Grais (screenplay) | Mark Victor (screenplay)
Cinematographer
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Box Office
Budget
$ 10,700,000
Opening Wknd
$ 6,896,612
Gross (USA)
$ 77,142,388
Gross (World)
$ 77,142,388
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Release date
Jun 4, 1982 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Craig T. Nelson
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JoBeth Williams
Diane Freeling (as Jobeth Williams) Diane Freeling (as Jobeth Williams)   See fewer
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Beatrice Straight
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Dominique Dunne
Dana Freeling Dana Freeling   See fewer
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Oliver Robins
Robbie Freeling Robbie Freeling   See fewer
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Heather O'Rourke
Carol Anne Freeling Carol Anne Freeling   See fewer
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Michael McManus
Ben Tuthill Ben Tuthill   See fewer
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Virginia Kiser
Mrs. Tuthill Mrs. Tuthill   See fewer
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Zelda Rubinstein
Tangina Tangina   See fewer
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James Karen
Mr. Teague Mr. Teague   See fewer
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Lou Perryman
Pugsley (as Lou Perry) Pugsley (as Lou Perry)   See fewer
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Clair E. Leucart
Bulldozer Driver (as Clair Leucart) Bulldozer Driver (as Clair Leucart)   See fewer
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Dirk Blocker
Jeff Shaw Jeff Shaw   See fewer
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Allan Graf
Neighbor Neighbor   See fewer
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Joseph Walsh
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Helen Baron
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Noel Conlon
Husband Husband   See fewer
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Robert Broyles
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Sonny Landham
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Jeffrey Bannister
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William Vail
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Craig Simmons
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Phil Stone
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Dana Gendian
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Barry Nelson
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7.4 / 10 | 123,969 votes