MGM/UA Entertainment Company | Release Date: June 4, 1982 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 16 Critic Reviews
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A fitfully witty and reliably spine-tingling horror melodrama...While it works you over effectively, Poltergeist betrays a good deal of rather dubious, uncoordinated manipulation. [4 June 1982, p.D1]