Poltergeist > Credits and Details
Directed by
Tobe Hooper Tobe Hooper
Written by
Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg
Michael Grais Michael Grais
Mark Victor Mark Victor
Craig T. Nelson Craig T. Nelson ... Steve Freeling
JoBeth Williams JoBeth Williams ... Diane Freeling (as Jobeth Williams)
Beatrice Straight Beatrice Straight ... Dr. Lesh
Dominique Dunne Dominique Dunne ... Dana Freeling
Oliver Robins Oliver Robins ... Robbie Freeling
Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke ... Carol Anne Freeling
Michael McManus Michael McManus ... Ben Tuthill
Virginia Kiser Virginia Kiser ... Mrs. Tuthill
Martin Casella Martin Casella ... Marty
Richard Lawson Richard Lawson ... Ryan
Zelda Rubinstein Zelda Rubinstein ... Tangina
James Karen James Karen ... Mr. Teague
Lou Perryman Lou Perryman ... Pugsley (as Lou Perry)
Clair E. Leucart Clair E. Leucart ... Bulldozer Driver (as Clair Leucart)
Dirk Blocker Dirk Blocker ... Jeff Shaw
Allan Graf Allan Graf ... Neighbor
Joseph Walsh Joseph Walsh ... Neighbor (as Joseph R. Walsh)
Helen Baron Helen Baron ... Woman Buyer
Noel Conlon Noel Conlon ... Husband
Robert Broyles Robert Broyles ... Pool Worker #1
Sonny Landham Sonny Landham ... Pool Worker #2
Jeffrey Bannister Jeffrey Bannister ... Implosion Man
William Vail William Vail ... Implosion Man
Craig Simmons Craig Simmons ... Implosion Man
Phil Stone Phil Stone ... Football Announcer (voice) (as Phil Stone - NBC Sports)
Dana Gendian Dana Gendian ... Special Child
Jaimi Gendian Jaimi Gendian ... Special Child
Uncredited Cast
Barry Nelson Barry Nelson ... Actor on Television
Fred Rogers Fred Rogers ... Self
Produced by
Kathleen Kennedy Kathleen Kennedy
Frank Marshall Frank Marshall
Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith Jerry Goldsmith
Additional Info
Premiere: June 04, 1982
DVD Release: April 08, 1997
Blu-ray Release: October 14, 2008
Country: USA
Distributor: Warner Brother Studios
Websites: IMDb Wikipedia
Production Companies
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (presents)
Amblin Entertainment (uncredited)
SLM Production Group
MGM/UA Entertainment Company
  (1982) (USA) (theatrical) (as Metro Goldwyn Mayer)
MGM/UA Home Video
  (1983) (USA) (VHS)
American Broadcasting Company (ABC)
  (1985) (USA) (TV)
Turner Entertainment
  (1986) (USA) (TV)
MGM/UA Home Video
  (1987) (USA) (VHS)
MGM/UA Home Entertainment
  (1991) (USA) (video) (laserdisc)
MGM/UA Home Entertainment
  (1994) (USA) (video) (laserdisc)
MGM/UA Home Video
  (1997) (USA) (VHS)
Warner Home Video
  (1999) (USA) (DVD)
Warner Home Video
  (2007) (USA) (DVD)
Warner Home Video
  (2008) (USA) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
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