Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox

In order to celebrate the release of the Twentieth Century Fox film “Poltergeist”, the Plaza Theatre is going to do something that has never been done in Atlanta. Starting Thursday 5/21 at 8 pm they will be showing the film for 24 hours straight on both of the theatre’s screens. “Poltergeist” is not a remake of the 1982 horror classic but a reboot, produced by legendary director Sam Rami.

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Atlanta Film Festival

Photo by Mike McKinney

“Poltergeist” is the story of a married couple (Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt) who move into a new house with their children. They start experiencing mysterious things happening inside the house. Now, their daughter is missing, and it seems there is a ghost in the house that is holding their daughter captive.

Showtimes are as follows:

Thursday 5/21:  8pm, 10pm, 11pm, Midnight –

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Friday 5/22:  1am, 2am, 3am, 4am, 5am, 6am, 7am, 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am,  Friday noon , 1pm , 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm, 10pm

Tickets can be purchased at the Plaza Theatre box office.

“Poltergeist” Website


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Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox