HBO Now adding ‘Poltergeist’ just in time for Halloween

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A scene from Poltergeist. (Image Courtesy of Fox)A scene from Poltergeist. (Image Courtesy of Fox)

Get ready to get scared: HBO Now will premiere Poltergeist (1982) on Oct. 1 and the extended edition of the movie’s 2015 remake Oct. 29, just in time for Halloween.

If you’re not into scary movies, HBO Now will also add Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2 for streaming Oct. 1.

Here’s everything coming to HBO Now in October:

Oct. 1:

  • 28 Days Later (2002)
  • An American Haunting (Extended Cut) (2005)
  • Balls of Fury (2007)
  • Bride Wars (2009)
  • Cast Away (2000)
  • Cocktail (1988)
  • The Cowboy Way (1994)
  • Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
  • Demolition Man (1993)
  • Drumline (2002)
  • Eastern Promises (2007)
  • I Am Legend (Extended Cut) (2007)
  • Jeepers Creepers (2001)
  • The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
  • John Carpenter’s Ghost of Mars (2001)
  • A Kid in King Arthur’s Court (1995)
  • The Kingdom (2007)
  • The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
  • Poltergeist (1982)
  • Repo Man (1984)
  • Romancing the Stone (1984)
  • Spider-Man (2002)
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  • We Were Soldiers (2002)
  • The Wedding Singer (1998)

Oct. 2:

  • Westworld: Series Premiere

Oct. 3:

  • Class Divide 

Oct. 8:

  • Ride Along 2 (2016)

Oct. 9:

  • Divorce: Series Premiere
  • Insecure: Series Premiere

Oct. 10:

  • VICE News Tonight

Oct. 13:

  • By the Sea (2015)

Oct. 15:

  • Joy (2015)

Oct. 17:

  • Magnifica ’70: Season 2 Premiere

Oct. 18:

  • Mr. Right (2015)

Oct. 21:

  • High Maintenance: Season 1

Oct. 22:

  • Gods of Egypt (2016)

Oct. 28:

  • Tracey Ullman’s Show: Series Premiere

Oct. 29:

  • Sesame Street: Halloween Episode
  • Poltergeist (Extended Edition) (2015) 

Leaving HBO Now on Oct. 30:

  • Lucy (2014)

Leaving HBO Now on Oct. 31:

  • 27 Dresses (2008)
  • 28 Weeks Later (2007)
  • The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
  • Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie (1980)
  • Dressed to Kill (1980)
  • Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
  • Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
  • Friday Night Lights (2004)
  • Happy Feet (2006)
  • Inherent Vice (2014)
  • Juno (2007)
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
  • Mean Streets (1973)
  • Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
  • Soapdish (1991)
  • Spy (2015)
  • Sudden Death (1995)
  • The Theory of Everything (2015)
  • Vacation (2015)
  • We Are Your Friends (2015)
  • Wild Wild West (1999)
  • Windtalkers (2002)