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Poltergeist III (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  10 June 1988 (USA)
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Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a highrise building, and the supernatural forces that have haunted her previously follow her there.

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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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He's found her. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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10 June 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Poltergeist III: We're Back  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$14,114,488 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the only film in the original trilogy that did not receive any Oscar nominations. See more »

Goofs

When Bruce and Patricia are crawling out of the elevator, Bruce's legs are still inside the elevator as he helps Patricia out of it. The shot changes, and his legs are out. It changes again, and his legs are back in. See more »

Quotes

Donna Gardner: [inside the security office] Wanna see panic?
[over the intercom while watching her friends swim in the pool]
Donna Gardner: This is the police! We have you surrounded! Please come out with your hands up and your pants down!
Scott: [on the intercom] Hello, this is your camp director. Jeff, quit pissing in the pool.
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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 »

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Follows Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) See more »

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NIGHT RIDER
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Written by MICHAEL FORTE and BRUCE WEEDEN
Vocal by JAMES CARTER
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Positive thoughts :-)
24 August 2003 | by (Port Charlotte, FL) – See all my reviews

I honestly DO NOT know why this film was criticized for being so bad.....while it's not as good as the 1st "Poltergeist" movie, it's DEFINITELY NOT a bad movie! The film boasts a good cast (Heather O'Rourke, Lara Flynn Boyle, Nancy Allen, Tom Skerritt), GREAT special effects, and has some scary moments to boot. It's certainly better than some of the 80's "slasher" movies, where too many sequels ruined the originals, and I honestly think that it rates up there as being a very underrated horror movie of its time. :-)


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