Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their upcoming 4K release for ‘Poltergeist’. The 1982 horror classic directed by Tobe Hooper will be available to own on 4K Ultra HD and Digital on September 20, 2022. Continue below to check out the full announcement including bonus content information, disc specs and more, plus a 4K Trailer and front and rear artwork for the physical release.
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“Poltergeist is like a thoroughly enjoyable nightmare…in a fashion that Alfred Hitchcock might have appreciated.” – Vincent Canby, New York Times
COMES TO 4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAYTM COMBO PACK AND DIGITAL FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
THE LANDMARK HORROR FILM
WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 4K RESOLUTION WITH
HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE (HDR)
Own it September 20 on 4K Ultra HD and Digital
Burbank, Calif., August 11, 2022 – Poltergeist, the 1982 classic horror film written by Steven Spielberg and directed by Tobe Hooper, will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital on September 20, it was announced today by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
Directed by Spielberg and directed by Hooper, Poltergeist stars JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein, Beatrice Straight and Heather O’Rourke.
The screenplay for Poltergeist was written by Spielberg, Michael Grais, and Mark Victor, from a story by Spielberg. The film was produced by Frank Marshall and Spielberg.
Ultra HD* showcases 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider color spectrum, offering consumers brighter, deeper, more lifelike colors for a home entertainment viewing experience like never before.
Poltergeist will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $24.99 ERP and includes an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR and a Digital download of the film. Fans can also own Poltergeist in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers beginning on September 20.
About the Film:
Suburbanites Steve (Nelson) and Diane (Williams) suddenly experience paranormal activity in their home. What starts off as minor excitement quickly turns into nasty ghostly encounters. The disappearance of their daughter Carol Anne (O’Rourke) forces the Freelings to bring in parapsychologists and a professional exorcist to exorcise their home. Directed by Tobe Hooper and featuring Oscar Nominated Visual Effects by Richard Edlund, Michael Wood and Bruce Nicholson, Poltergeist is one of the most entertaining horror films of its time.
Ultra HD Blu-ray Elements
Poltergeist Blu-ray contains the following previously released special features:
- “They Are Here: The Real World of Poltergeists Pt. 1- Science of the Spirits” RT: 15:30
- “They Are Here: The Real World of Poltergeists Pt. 2- Communing with the Dead” RT: 15:31
- “The Making of Poltergeist” RT: 7:15
- Trailer RT: 2:25
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
On 09/20/22, Poltergeist 4K UHD will be available to own for streaming and download to watch anywhere in high definition and standard definition on favorite devices from select digital retailers and will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
Ultra HD Blu-ray
Standard Street Date: 09/20/22
EST Street Date: 09/2022
Ultra HD Blu-ray Languages: English, Spanish, French
Ultra HD Blu-ray Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, Parisian French
Run Time: 114 minutes
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* For the complete 4K Ultra HD experience with HDR, a 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR, an Ultra HD Blu-ray player and a high-speed HDMI (category 2) cable are required.
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