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American Poltergeist (2015)

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Horrific visions torment Taryn when she, her brother and college pals move into an infamous old house. Then, her bloody hallucinations become all too real.


Michael Rutkowski (as Mike Rutkowski)


Nicole Holland, Michael Rutkowski (as Mike Rutkowski)





Credited cast:
Luke Brandon Field ... Michael
Donna Spangler ... Dianna
Simona Fusco ... Zoe
Ashley Green Elizabeth Ashley Green Elizabeth ... Taryn (as Addy Green)
Aaron Lee ... Mr. Borden
Nikole Howell ... Niki
Rich Rossi ... Forensics Chief
Nicole Holland ... Lizzie
Arthur Richardson ... Police Chief
Nicholas Talone ... Officer Alvarez (as Nevada Vargas)
Shawn Michael Lukaszewicz Shawn Michael Lukaszewicz ... Kevin
D'arcy Ludwig D'arcy Ludwig ... Grandma (as Darcee Ludwig)
Amy Green Amy Green ... Michelle Borden
Rebbekah Vega-Romero ... Stacey (as Rebbekah Vega Romero)
Jaime Sarchet Jaime Sarchet ... Jenna


A group of friends move into a vacation home with a sinister past in Fall River, Massachusetts. Suspicious of the home's owner, Taryn feels a strong connection to the house and finds herself at the center of one of the most deadly poltergeists in American history. Written by Nicole Holland

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The haunting has come back home.


Horror | Thriller


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This is the first horror movie that Nicole Holland has taken part in writing. See more »


When Taryn is going through the storage box up in her room, the shadow of the boom mic is clearly visible moving around on the wall behind her. See more »


Michael: Dianna? Dianna?
Dianna: [Dianna appears out of nowhere] Yes?
Michael: Oh! Hey, uh, does this door lead to the basement?
Dianna: I believe so.
Michael: Great! Uh, do you have the key for it, 'cause I'd like to stick some sporting equipment inside if possible.
Dianna: It was locked when I moved in. No key.
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3 November 2016 | by ryanjwheatleySee all my reviews

I literally signed up on my phone. Found out I couldn't do it on my phone. Got my laptop loaded up and went through the silly confirmation e-mails to write this review. This is film is so bad that it makes porn films look like Spielberg. Whoever wrote the dialog must have been some kind of Stephanie Mayer type because they clearly have never interacted with another human and can only imagine what young, attractive people might actually say to each other. The whole thing was about as interesting as watching the Kardashians while they watch paint dry with someone attempting badly to scary clown in the back ground. I love horror, I even like bad cliché horror for laughs but this was neither. Its not scary. Its not even funny scary. Important plot points are just blurted out by the wooden characters without any build up to a discovery leaving you bored and uninterested. The camera work is so dodgy that you could mute it and put on pornography scores and pretend that you were actually watching some. Wouldn't recommend at all. Not even for "so bad its good".

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Release Date:

29 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

the Curse of The Poltergeist See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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