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Poltergeist


The Numbers Rating: 9.20 (5 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $74,706,019
International Box Office$47,000,000
Worldwide Box Office$121,706,019
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$10,700,000
Theatrical Release: June 4th, 1982 (Wide) by MGM
Video Release: April 8th, 1997 by Turner Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG
Franchise: Poltergeist
Keywords: Hauntings
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

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Cast

JoBeth Williams    Diane Freeling
Craig T. Nelson    Steve 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    Marty
Richard Lawson    Ryan
Zelda Rubinstein    Tangina
James Karen    Mr. Teague
Lou Perry    Pugsley
Clair Leucart    Bulldozer Driver
Dirk Blocker    Jeff Shaw
Allan Graf    Neighbor
Joseph R. Walsh    Neighbor
Helen Baron    Woman Buyer
Noel Conlon    Husband
Robert Broyles    Pool Worker
Sonny Landham    Pool Worker
Jeff Bannister    Implosion Man
Phil Stone    Football Announcer
Dana Gendian    Special Child
Jaimi Gendian    Special Child

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Tobe Hooper
Producer    Steven Spielberg
Producer    Frank Marshall
Screenwriter    Steven Spielberg
Screenwriter    Michael Grais
Screenwriter    Mark Victor
Story Creator    Steven Spielberg
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith
Associate Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Assistant Director    Pat Kehoe
Production Manager    Dennis E. Jones
Production Supervisor    Thomas G. Smith
Production Designer    James H. Spencer
Set Decorator    Cheryal Kearney
Cinematographer    Matthew F. Leonetti
Visual Effects Supervisor    Richard Edlund
Visual Effects Designer    Bruce Nicholson
Special Effects    Michael Wood
Costume Supervisor    Ann Lambert
Editor    Michael Kahn
Associate Editor    R. Fields
Sound Mixer    Arthur Rochester
Re-recording Mixer    Bill Varney
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Maslow
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Supervising Sound Editor    Stephen Hunter Flick
Supervising Sound Editor    Richard L. Anderson
Sound Effects Editor    Mark Mangini
Sound Effects Editor    John Chih Chao Dunn
Dialogue Editor    Bonnie Koehler
Dialogue Editor    Warren Hamilton, Jr.
Music Editor    Kenneth Hall
Special Make-up Effects    Craig Reardon
Music Supervisor    Harry V. Lojewski
Casting Director    Mike Fenton
Casting Director    Jane Feinberg
Casting Director    Marci Liroff
Stunt Coordinator    Glenn H. Randall Jr.

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1982/06/04 3 $6,896,612   890 $7,749   $6,896,612 3
1982/06/11 4 $5,379,673 -22% 890 $6,045   $15,840,440 10
1982/06/18 6 $4,709,044 -12% 911 $5,169   $24,296,134 17
1982/06/25 7 $4,103,235 -13% 911 $4,504   $31,328,050 24
1982/07/02 7 $4,257,743 +4% 1,060 $4,017   $37,957,743 31
1982/07/09 5 $3,246,527 -24% 1,030 $3,152   $42,746,527 38
1982/07/16 7 $2,648,700 -18% 1,030 $2,572   $47,448,700 45
1982/07/23 8 $2,125,435 -20% 926 $2,295   $51,285,055 52
1982/07/30 9 $1,847,018 -13% 867 $2,130   $54,890,000 59
1982/08/06 9 $1,903,479 +3% 805 $2,365   $58,137,711 66
1982/08/13 12 $1,425,480 -25% 699 $2,039   $60,647,035 73
1982/08/20 14 $1,279,800 -10% 739 $1,732   $62,285,580 80
1982/08/27 17 $920,500 -28% 681 $1,352   $64,190,575 87
1982/09/03 19 $1,083,726 +18% 596 $1,818   $65,697,180 94
1982/09/10 9 $1,065,523 -2% 680 $1,567   $66,918,281 101
1982/09/17 13 $738,292 -31% 530 $1,393   $67,938,442 108
1982/09/24 13 $720,000 -2% 440 $1,636   $68,899,175 115
1982/10/01 19 $414,721 -42% 368 $1,127   $69,572,921 122
1982/10/08 20 $389,180 -6% 308 $1,264   $70,526,405 129
1982/10/15 22 $206,183 -47% 246 $838   $71,322,433 136
1982/10/22 18 $183,308 -11% 171 $1,072   $71,617,409 143
1982/10/29 9 $1,003,019 +447% 879 $1,141   $72,700,529 150
1982/11/05 12 $385,617 -62% 323 $1,194   $73,485,501 157
1982/11/12 13 $223,190 -42% 288 $775   $73,876,020 164
1982/11/19 16 $186,670 -16% 211 $885   $74,122,020 171
1982/11/26 15 $290,945 +56% 213 $1,366   $74,508,431 178
1982/12/03 15 $143,331 -51% 193 $743   $74,706,019 185