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Horror Thriller Rated: 7+ (PG)19821h 54mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Supernatural Ghost Feel-good Country: America

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.Poltergeist featuring Craig T. Nelson and JoBeth Williams is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 4 others. It's a horror and thriller movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 85% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (131,144 votes).

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#1,088 Ranked Movie

#34 Ranked in Ghost Movies

#89 Ranked in Horror Movies

#115 Ranked in Feel-good Movies

Poltergeist has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 85% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (131,144 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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