The Closet Mouth is a minor antagonist in the 1982 American horror film Poltergeist.
As a last-ditch effort to capture Carol Anne, the poltergeists manifest a gigantic esophagus-like portal in the children's bedroom closet, which attempts to suck up Carol Anne and Robbie.
The Closet Mouth is a gigantic manifestation of the poltergeists' power that resembles a portal or orange, fleshy esophagus-like orifice.
Powers and Abilities
Closet Mouth possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Suction power
Diane manages to rescue Robbie and Carol Anne from the creature, and it is presumably destroyed when the house implodes.
- The Closet Mouth was a fully practical effect created by the set building team.