Poltergeist (1982) - The Best Haunted House Story
Poltergeist is still one of the best ghost stories ever made.This is an American horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper, produced by Steven Spielberg, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on June 4, 1982. It is the first and most successful of the Poltergeist film trilogy, and was nominated for three Academy Awards.
The film was ranked as #80 on Bravo's 100 Scariest Movie Moments and the Chicago Film Critics Association named it the 20th scariest film ever made. The film also appeared on American Film Institute's 100 Years... 100 Thrills, a list of
's most heart-pounding movies. America
Story: The movie begins with a normal middle class suburban family enjoying their new home in a typical community. Everything is going splendidly for them until the youngest daughter, an adorable little blond girl Carol Anne who is around the age of 5, goes up to the static filled television and places both hands on it before announcing one of the most memorable movie lines ever, “They’re here!” From that point on the house begins to go from eerie to downright full on psychotic. All begins with some strange and amusing poltergeist activity and when Carol Anne disappears.A team of paranormal investigators is called in, but it's a task none of them are quite prepared for.
Creepiest scene: A psychic, describing the circumstances of the missing little girl, informs her parents that there are many arms about her, including those of an evil presence... "to her it is just another child, but to us it is... the beast."
Poltergeist (1982) - The Best Haunted House Story Reviewed by Elvis G. on 9:58:00 AM Rating: