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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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Dusty (as Chris Murphy)
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Guess who's back in town. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Release Date:

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

In this film alone, Carol Anne's name is spoken a total of 121 times. See more »

Goofs

When Doctor Seaton is hypnotizing Carol Anne, he puts his hand on her face to calm her down. When she does, her head slants. In the next shot of her, her head is dead centered. See more »

Quotes

Scott: [after busting out of a frozen pool and running face first into plate glass window] Donna?
Bruce Gardner: Scott?
Scott: Donna!
Bruce Gardner: Scott!
Scott: They... They've got Donna!
Bruce Gardner: Who's got Donna?
Scott: They've got Donna and...
Bruce Gardner: What are you saying?
Scott: ...and Carol Anne!
Bruce Gardner: Who's got Carol Anne?
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of the credits a message reads This Film Is Dedicated To HEATHER O'ROURKE 1975-1988 See more »

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References The Evil Dead (1981) See more »

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JUNGLE MUSIC
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Written by Simon Stokes and BILLY CIOFFI
Vocal by Simon Stokes
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No classic but it absolutely terrifies me
27 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was shocked when I came to this site to see how low the rating is for this movie. I loved horror movies as a kid and still do, but of everything I remember watching when I was younger, Poltergeist III scared me the most. I would go literally weeks before I could look at myself in the mirror again... I'd always have to run by them. I used to watch this movie with my friends and it made them equally afraid of mirrors. I'm not going all out to say that the acting was high quality or that it goes down in my books as a classic horror movie but I think it's highly underrated. It's an incredibly dark, terrifying movie in my opinion. I think it's by far the scariest of the three Poltergeist movies, although the original Poltergeist is my favorite.


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