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Poltergeist III (1988)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 10 June 1988 (USA)
Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a high-rise building, where the supernatural forces haunting her make their return.

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Cast

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Scott (as Kip Wentz)
Richard Fire ...
Dr. Seaton
Nathan Davis ...
Roger May ...
Burt
Paul Graham ...
Martin Moyer
Meg Weldon ...
Sandy
Stacy Gilchrist ...
Melissa
Joey Garfield ...
Jeff
Christian Murphy ...
Dusty (as Chris Murphy)
Roy Hytower ...
Nathan
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Storyline

Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall glass building. Will he finally achieve his target and capture Carol Anne again, or will Tangina be able, yet again, to thwart him? Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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No matter where Carol Anne goes... she never goes alone. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 June 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Poltergeist III: We're Back  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,344,308, 10 June 1988

Gross USA:

$14,114,488
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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to the film's supervising dialogue editor, Corey Burton smoked half a pack of cigarettes before recording his lines as Henry Kane, in order to achieve the required raspy quality, and then kept smoking throughout the recording session. See more »

Goofs

When Carol Anne escapes the stairwell, her hair seems to defy gravity, indicating that the shot was filmed in reverse. See more »

Quotes

Carol Anne: You are so declasse.
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Crazy Credits

A text in the credits reads "The character of Reverend Henry Kane was originally portrayed by Julian Beck" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Top 10 Sequels That Aren't as Bad as Everyone Says (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

NIGHT RIDER
(uncredited)
Written by MICHAEL FORTE and BRUCE WEEDEN
Vocal by JAMES CARTER
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Third times the charm
19 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

The first POLTERGEIST is still the best haunted house film in history(In my opinion.), but this 2nd and final(?)sequel comes in at a close 2nd. Carol Anne stays with some relatives(Tom Skeritt, Nancy Allen, and Lara Flynn Boyle.)in a Chicago highrise to go to a special school for gifted children. Suddenly the evil Reverend Kane and his army of ghosts from the first two films show up to make life Hell for the residents of the highrise. Exciting, suspenseful, great story, acting, and music score. ***** out of *****. R.I.P. Heather O'rourke.


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