Poltergeist Movie

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

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, May 22, 2015 (Nationwide)

intense frightening sequences, brief suggestive material, and some language

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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as a revisionist take on the classic horror film in which a family struggling to make ends meet relocates to an outdated suburban home and is confronted by an angry spirit who kidnaps their youngest daughter and challenges them to band together to rescue her from the clutches of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

modified plot formulation from mgm.com

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Who stars in Poltergeist: Cast List

"Morbius" , "The Last Face"  

"Bad Guys" , "The One and Only Ivan"  

"Digging for Fire" , "The Watch"  

"A Vigilante"  

"The Big Ugly" , "Jem and the Holograms"  

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 City of Ember and Monster House. 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. October 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. January 2014: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. June 2013: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. Lensing will begin in the fall.

  5. March 2013: The film was in Development status.
  6. Gil Kenan, who’s best known for helming Monster House and City of Ember, has come aboard to direct the film.

  7. August 2009: The film was in Development status.

Poltergeist Release Date: When was the film released?

Poltergeist was released in 2015 on Friday, May 22, 2015 (Nationwide release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Tomorrowland, Drunk Wedding and Sunshine Superman. 3D/2D

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