Directed by Tobe Hooper, and written by Steven Spielberg (screenplay), "Poltergeist" (also known as "Poltergeist: demoniache presenze") is a Horror/Thriller film, released on June 04 of 1982 in the USA . Craig T. Nelson is starring, alongside Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Heather O'Rourke and Michael McManus.
The first real ghost story.
Who directed "Poltergeist":
Poltergeist was directed by Tobe Hooper, an American director, writer, producer, composer, and actor.
Before Poltergeist, Tobe Hooper had directed Venom, released in 1981, The Funhouse (1981), Eaten Alive (1977), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Eggshells (1969). Since, he directed Lifeforce, released in 1985, Invaders from Mars (1986), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986), Night Terrors (1993), The Mangler (1995).
When was "Poltergeist" released:
Poltergeist was first released in the United States on Friday, June 04, 1982. Also released on this day were Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (dir. Nicholas Meyer) and Hanky Panky (dir. Sidney Poitier). This was thirty-seven (37) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, September 16, 1982 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, October 20, 1982 in France; Thursday, September 23, 1982 in Germany; Wednesday, August 11, 1982 in Italy; Wednesday, September 15, 1982 in Spain; Thursday, August 05, 1982 in Australia and on Saturday, July 17, 1982 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Poltergeist":
At the casting of Poltergeist we find Craig T. Nelson, previously seen in Stir Crazy (1980) and Private Benjamin (1980); Beatrice Straight (Endless Love (1981), Bloodline (1979)); Dominique Dunne [ more... ]
- Craig T. Nelson, Oliver Robins, Heather O'Rourke and Zelda Rubinstein can all be seen in Poltergeist II: The Other Side, released in 1986.
- Craig T. Nelson and Michael McManus also worked together in Action Jackson, released in 1988.
- James Karen and Zelda Rubinstein can also be seen in Frances, released in 1982.
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