Poltergeist Movie

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

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, May 22, 2015 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

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as a revisionist take on the classic horror film in which a family struggling to make ends meet relocates to an outdated suburban home and is confronted by an angry spirit who kidnaps their youngest daughter and challenges them to band together to rescue her from the clutches of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

Crew: Who's making Poltergeist

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

On or about October 16, 2014, the film was in Completed status.

On or about January 14, 2014, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about June 20, 2013, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Lensing will begin in the fall.

On or about March 7, 2013, the film was in Development status.

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

On or about August 13, 2009, the film was in Development status.

Poltergeist Release Date: When was it 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, Aloft and Sunshine Superman. 3D/2D

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