History Film / Poltergeist

6th Oct '16 9:17:32 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* TwoFacedAside: Eric assures his wife that Carrigan's plan will work. As soon as she's left the room, he asks "Are you sure this will work?"



--> Kendra: I can't believe he said it. "This house is clean."
--> [[spoiler: Maddie: But it's not.]]

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--> Kendra: '''Kendra:''' I can't believe he said it. "This house is clean."
--> [[spoiler: Maddie:
"\\
[[spoiler:'''Maddie:'''
But it's not.]]
6th Oct '16 8:07:59 PM Sharlee
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** There's another scene nearing the end of the film, after rescuing the daughter the mother and the daughter come out of the ghost's world, and fall into a bathtub full of blood.

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** There's another scene nearing the end of the film, after rescuing the daughter the mother and the daughter come out of the ghost's world, and fall into a bathtub full they're both coated with blood-tinted globs of blood.mucus.
** Robbie has some blood on his face following Carol Ann's disappearance, which is alarmingly gruesome to see on a child.
30th Aug '16 2:26:47 PM JoieDeCombat
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-->'''Steve:''' You son of a *bleep*! You moved the headstones but you ''left the bodies'', didn't you? You left the bodies and you only moved the headstones! ''YOU ONLY MOVED THE HEADSTONES!! '''WHY?! WHY??!!'''''

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-->'''Steve:''' You son of a *bleep*! bitch! You moved the headstones but you ''left the bodies'', didn't you? You left the bodies and you only moved the headstones! ''YOU ONLY MOVED THE HEADSTONES!! '''WHY?! WHY??!!'''''



* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle: "This house is clean." [[spoiler: Nope - it's regrouping... and it's *bleep*...]]

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* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle: "This house is clean." [[spoiler: Nope - it's regrouping... and it's *bleep*...''pissed''...]]
30th Aug '16 2:15:41 PM NealCruco
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-->'''Steve:''' You son of a bitch! You moved the headstones but you ''left the bodies'', didn't you? You left the bodies and you only moved the headstones! ''YOU ONLY MOVED THE HEADSTONES!! '''WHY?! WHY??!!'''''

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-->'''Steve:''' You son of a bitch! *bleep*! You moved the headstones but you ''left the bodies'', didn't you? You left the bodies and you only moved the headstones! ''YOU ONLY MOVED THE HEADSTONES!! '''WHY?! WHY??!!'''''



* TrueBlueFemininity: Carol Anne's nightgown is blue and very feminine.

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* TrueBlueFemininity: Carol Anne's nightgown is pajamas are blue and very feminine.



* TertiarySexualCharacteristics: Carol Anne's very feminine frilly blue nightgown trimmed with satin ribbons.

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* TertiarySexualCharacteristics: Carol Anne's very feminine frilly blue nightgown pajamas trimmed with satin ribbons.



* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle: "This house is clean." [[spoiler: Nope - it's regrouping... and it's PISSED...]]

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* YourPrincessIsInAnotherCastle: "This house is clean." [[spoiler: Nope - it's regrouping... and it's PISSED...*bleep*...]]
13th May '16 1:04:07 PM erforce
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[[folder:''Poltergeist'']]

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[[folder:''Poltergeist'']][[folder:''Poltergeist'' (1982)]]



[[folder:''Poltergeist 2015'']]

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[[folder:''Poltergeist 2015'']][[folder:''Poltergeist'' (2015)]]
28th Apr '16 12:22:42 PM TheVoiceOfTreason
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* HereWeGoAgain: The house the Bowens are looking into at the end gives off the same vibe as their previous haunted house, complete with ominous tree. [[spoiler:They respond by driving off before the realtor has a chance to finish her sales pitch.]]



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Rather than tempt fate and spend the night in their "cleaned" house, the Bowens pack up what they can after they retrieve Maddie from the other side and get the hell out of Dodge [[spoiler: only to find the ghosts haven't been exorcised and really want their guide back.]]

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Rather than tempt fate and spend the night in their "cleaned" house, the Bowens pack up what they can after [[spoiler:after they retrieve Maddie from the other side side]] and get the hell out of Dodge [[spoiler: only to find the ghosts haven't been exorcised and really want their guide back.]]



-- Kendra: I can't believe he said it. "This house is clean."
-- Maddie :[[spoiler: But it's not.]]

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-- --> Kendra: I can't believe he said it. "This house is clean."
-- Maddie :[[spoiler: --> [[spoiler: Maddie: But it's not.]]
28th Apr '16 12:16:14 PM TheVoiceOfTreason
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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Rather than tempt fate and spend the night in their "cleaned" house, the Bowens pack up what they can after they retrieve Maddie from the other side and get the hell out of Dodge [[spoiler: only to find the ghosts haven't been exorcised and really want their guide back.]]


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* WhamLine: After they flee their house, Kendra gets Carrigan to say his CatchPhrase that the house is clean. Then...
-- Kendra: I can't believe he said it. "This house is clean."
-- Maddie :[[spoiler: But it's not.]]
27th Apr '16 4:07:16 PM TheVoiceOfTreason
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* ChekhovsGun: Two of the gifts the dad buys (the cell phone and the camera drone) play a role detecting the ghosts and then Maddie, respectively.
11th Apr '16 2:21:49 AM Laina1312
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* TokenMinority: The only non-white in the film who has a major role is Sophie, a member of Brooke's Department of Paranormal Research, who is a black. There's also Kendra's BlackBestFriend, Lauren, but she has a very minor role and only appears in webcam video.

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* TokenMinority: The only non-white person in the film who has a major role is Sophie, a member of Brooke's Department of Paranormal Research, who is a black. There's also Kendra's BlackBestFriend, Lauren, but she has a very minor role and only appears in webcam video.
9th Apr '16 9:36:01 PM Dimas28
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* ChekhovsGunman: Kendra is a fan of Carrigan Burke, an occultist and the host of a paranormal investigation reality show. Carrigan himself is later called by Brooke to help rescue [[spoiler: Maddie]].


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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Knowing that the Bowens will always be hunted by the spirits because of their attraction to Maddie, Carrigan ends up deciding to enter the other dimension to guide them to the light instead. However, the ending implies that he survives, which TheStinger outright confirms.]]


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* IfWeGetThroughThis: Surprisingly subverted. Carrigan promises Griffin to reveal how he got the scar on his forehead once Maddie is rescued and if Griffin survive. Since all of them make it through the night, ''Poltergeist'' style, Griffin does indeed reveal how he got that: [[spoiler: it's completely mundane and not related to the supernatural at all.]]


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* LaymansTerms: Not stated outright, but Brooke's TechnoBabble explanation about the other dimension definitely doesn't suit Kendra and Griffin well. Sophie ends up having to explain it through papers.
* ManlyTears: "I don't care about that whole supernatural thing. I just want to have my daughter back." Well said, Eric, well said.


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* SatelliteCharacter: Out of the three members of the Department of Paranormal Research, Sophie stands out the least, since she barely gets lines other than those related to explaining the paranormal thing. Brooke gets the distinction as leader and ex-wife of Carrigan, and Boyd is Carrigan's fan and even has a certain independent opinion that establishes his money-hungry nature, but Sophie's defining trait is being an investigator and nothing more. It is particularly significant since she's also the TokenMinority of the film.


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* TokenMinority: The only non-white in the film who has a major role is Sophie, a member of Brooke's Department of Paranormal Research, who is a black. There's also Kendra's BlackBestFriend, Lauren, but she has a very minor role and only appears in webcam video.
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