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Poltergeist is a 1982 American supernatural horror film directed by Tobe Hooper.
Set in a California suburb, the plot focuses on a family whose home is invaded by malevolent ghosts that abduct the family's younger daughter.
Why It Rocks
- Well written story.
- It's often considered to be the greatest horror films ever made.
- Plenty of scary moments such as the clown doll and the scary tree.
- Great acting.
- The original 1982 version of the film (which was rated PG) was more frightening than the 2015 PG-13 remake.
- Great quotes. The most memorable one is “They're here!”
- Great scary soundtracks such as Carol Anne's theme.
- It inspired two more sequels and a remake.