Atom User Reviews for Poltergeist (1982)

4.2 out of 5
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Verified Review

Fell asleep

JM
Jada M
Verified Review
RM
Rick M
Verified Review
#heartpounding
CW
Chuck W
Verified Review
JM
Joseph M
Verified Review
#creepy
#intense
TB
Thomas B
Verified Review
#terrifying
JC
James C

Metacritic

80

There are inconsistencies — why does a brand new house have the standard creaking door? — but the pace is so compelling that it is impossible to carp.

Metacritic review by Ian Freer
Ian Freer
Empire
80

Though the shocks are well conveyed, it's the sweetness that lingers, making this the first cute and cuddly entry in the genre.

Metacritic review by Dave Kehr
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader