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
End credits explain that the role of Reverend Kane had originally been portrayed by Julian Beck. See more »
When Bruce is thrown across the room by the fake Carol Anne (when he reaches Carol Anne's bedroom door), Pat yells out, "Tom!" See more »
[inside the security office]
Wanna see panic?
[over the intercom while watching her friends swim in the pool]
This is the police! We have you surrounded! Please come out with your hands up and your pants down!
[on the intercom]
Hello, this is your camp director. Jeff, quit pissing in the pool.
See more »
A text in the credits reads "The character of Reverend Henry Kane was originally portrayed by Julian Beck" See more »
Heather O'Rourke is the greatest (her best acting, IMO)
Going in a different direction from the previous two movies in the series, this one took a few chances. The high-rise, mirrors, a new Kane(sad what happened to Julian Beck), etc. I loved this movie for those reasons. Not saying I didn't enjoy the other two because those were excellent, but it seemed like there wasn't anything in there to make them considered a horror movie except for the presence of ghosts with a little bit of suspense. "Poltergeist III" contained murder, suspense, tricky camera angles and most of all, the best acting I have ever seen from Heather O'Rourke. She was so adorable in her red pajamas and I truly believe she carried the movie with up to par performances by Skeritt, Allen, Rubenstein, Fire, Flynn Boyle and Wentz. Her presence on screen while watching this movie is so magnificent and very believable. When I was little, she was my first crush and I loved her, I only found out on 6-4-2005 that she passed away and it crushed me. I say this is the best of the series and I know I am the minority, but hey, to each his own. I realize the first movie is pretty much legendary for her famous line "They're Here", but I feel the acting here is better. The way they made the concept of the mirrors work is amazing and I thought it was a great attempt a something new. I gave this movie a 9/10 because of how much I enjoyed Heather O'Rourke's performance. Check it out.
43 of 62 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this