Overall Rank: 27057
Average Rating: 1.9/4
# of Ratings: 50
Theatrical Release Date: 06/10/1988
Genre: Action, Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Gary Sherman
Actors: Tom Skerritt, Nancy Allen, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein, Lara Flynn Boyle, Kipley Wentz
Plot: Carol Anne is sent to a high rise building in Chicago to live with her aunt in hopes of escaping the supernatural forces that have plagued her, but the spirits aren't about to give up. -- Chris Kavan
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 06/01/2015
Poltergeist III is a terrible movie with lots of flaws and errors and it's a real same that this was Heather O'Rourke last role before he tragic death.
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Ghost Seed - wrote on 06/23/2008
This is almost painful, but given writer/director Gary Sherman's portfolio, one can't be too surprised. So yes, 80% of the script is simply "Carol Anne" - someone yelling it, someone crying it, whispering, screaming, or saying it mockingly...one can look past this thanks to the god awful acting, the ridiculous mirror-filled (and glaringly obvious FAKE mirror-filled) setting and of course the whole idea that Carol Anne's parents simply shipped her off to Chicago...
The major disappointment with this installment, as well as the second, was the introduction of "Kane." This lukewarm character offers no chills...in fact he doesn't contribute much of anything, and what he DID have he spent all of in the sequel. The faceless evil force of the original movie succeeds in that ever-successful …
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