Poltergeist Movie

From producers of The Grudge and Evil Dead comes a terrifying new vision.

Poltergeist movie poster

Who's Involved:

Sam Raimi, Rosemarie DeWitt, Gil Kenan, Juliet Snowden, Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris, Nicholas Braun, Stiles White, David Lindsay-Abaire, Roy Lee, Nathan Kahane, Kyle Catlett

Release Date:

Friday, May 22, 2015 Nationwide

intense frightening sequences, brief suggestive material, and some language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Described as a revisionist take on the classic horror film in which a family struggling to make ends meet relocates to an outdated suburban home and is confronted by an angry spirit who kidnaps their youngest daughter and challenges them to band together to rescue her from the clutches of evil.

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Who stars in Poltergeist: Cast List

Morbius, The Sea Beast  

See How They Run, The Bad Guys  

The Estate, La La Land  

A Vigilante  

Freaks of Nature, The Big Ugly  

Who's making Poltergeist: Crew List

A look at the Poltergeist behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Gil Kenan last directed A Boy Called Christmas and City of Ember. The film's writer Stiles White last wrote Ouija and The Possession.


Gil Kenan


Nathan Kahane
Roy Lee
Sam Raimi

Production: What we know about Poltergeist?

Key Facts

  1. Remake of the 1982 film.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2014 - October: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2014 - January: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2013 - June: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Lensing will begin in the fall.

  4. 2013 - March: The film was set to Development  status.

    Gil Kenan, who’s best known for helming Monster House and City of Ember, has come aboard to direct the film.

  5. 2009 - August: The film was set to Development  status.

Poltergeist Release Date: When was the film released?

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Poltergeist was a Nationwide release in 2015 on Friday, May 22, 2015. There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Tomorrowland, Good Kill and Aloft. Additional information: 3D/2D.

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