Poltergeist III
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Evil spirits follow a young girl from the suburbs to the city in the second follow-up to the blockbuster horror film Poltergeist. Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O'Rourke) is now 12 years old and living with Patricia and Bruce Gardner (Nancy Allen and Tom Skerritt), her aunt and uncle, in a high-rise apartment building in downtown Chicago. Carol Anne attends a school for gifted children, where the staff psychologist Dr. Seaton (Richard Fine) attributes her past troubles with noisy ghosts to mass delusions and hypnotic suggestions. However, Carol Anne isn't so sure that the explanation is… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 13%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"At its worst, well, it's just another soulless, hacky-tacky horror sequel."
‑ Eric Henderson, House Next Door
"I recall two emotions from seeing this: sadness at seeing Heather O'Rourke (who died during filming); and intense discomfort from the 12-pack of beer my friend and I chugged in the parking lot before going to see this"
‑ Pete Vonder Haar, Film Threat
"it has it's moments but to few of them"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson, sbs.is
"One of the worst horror sequels ever made, and I've seen them all."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"Cheesy sequel has some suspense, supernatural violence."
‑ Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
"Horrible. Rotten. Don't waste your time."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Okay follow-up. The mirror stuff is cool."
‑ Fred Topel, About.com
"...falls right in line with its entirely underwhelming predecessor..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"unnecessary sequel"
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Sans the suspense of the first two movies, but still a worthy addition the ghoul series"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
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