Poltergeist
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1982
Director: Tobe Hooper
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 012569-506428
Running time: 1:54 (114 Min.)
Casetype: Snapper
Format: NTSC, Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1, Pan & Scan
DVD-Format: Double-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: January 25, 2000
Collection type: Owned (#1394)
Status: Available
Purchase date: June 05, 2001
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
"They're here." And they seem almost whimsical at first, playing stack-the-chair games in the kitchen of the Freelings' suburban home. Then things turn darker. A storm erupts, a tree attacks, little Carol Anne Freeling is whisked into a spectral void. And as her family confronts a chain reaction of horrors and fights to bring the youngster back, something else is here too: a new benchmark in Hollywood ghost stories.

Producers Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall and director Tobe Hooper head the elite scream team of this spooktacular whose nerve-jangling effects include floating phantasms, the fiercest monster ever to pop out of a closet and an entire house collapsing into nothingness. Welcome to Home Sweet Haunted Home.
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Genres
Horror
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 • SLM Entertainment Ltd.
Media Companies:
 • Warner Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Jukebox
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature (Pan & Scan), Main Feature (Widescreen)
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Tobe Hooper....Director
Writing
Steven Spielberg....Screenwriter
Michael Grais....Screenwriter
Mark Victor....Screenwriter
Steven Spielberg....Story By
Production
Steven Spielberg....Producer
Frank Marshall....Producer
Cinematography
Matthew F. Leonetti....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Michael Kahn....Film Editor
Music
Jerry Goldsmith....Composer
Sound
Art Rochester....Production Sound Mixer
Stephen Hunter Flick....Supervising Sound Editor
Richard L. Anderson....Supervising Sound Editor
Bill Varney....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Steve Maslow....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Kevin O'Connell....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
James H. Spencer....Production Designer
Richard Edlund....Visual Effects
Ann Lambert....Costume Designer
Dottie Pearl....Make-up Artist
Craig Reardon....Make-up Effects
Cast
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
Marty Casella....Marty
Richard Lawson....Ryan
Zelda Rubinstein....Tangina
Lou Perry....Pugsley
Clair Leucart....Bulldozer Driver
James Karen....Mr. Teague
Dirk Blocker....Jeff Shaw
Allan Graff....Sam
Joseph R. Walsh....Joey
Helen Baron....Woman Buyer
Noel Conlon....Husband
Robert Broyles....Pool Worker #1
Sonny Landham....Pool Worker #2
Bill Vail....Implosion Man
Jeffrey Bannister....Implosion Man
Phil Stone....Football Announcer