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Poltergeist (1982)

A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts.

Poltergeist (1982)
Cast:

Craig T. Nelson
JoBeth Williams
Beatrice Straight
Domonique Dunn

Director:
Tobe Hooper

Producer:
Frank Marshall, Steven Spielberg

Written by:
Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais, Mark Victor

Distributor:
MGM/UA Entertainment Company

Budget:
$10,700,000 (estimated)

Box Office:
$76,606,280

Awards:

Nominated - Academy Award for Best Effects, Visual Effects (Richard Edlund, Michael Wood, Bruce Nicholson)
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing (Stephen Hunter Flick, Richard L. Anderson)
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Music, Original Score (Jerry Goldsmith)
Won - BAFTA for Best Special Visual Effects (Richard Edlund)



Metacritic Score:
79

Rotten Tomatoes Score:
88%