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R| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Father Merrin (Stellan Skarsgard) is haunted by his experiences in World War II, when occupying Nazi troops forced him to be complicit in their atrocities. In the aftermath, he has renounced his faith and begun working as an archaeologist. He travels to Kenya, where a fifth-century Byzantine church holds ancient relics. There he encounters Sarah (Izabella Scorupco), a doctor and concentration camp survivor. The strange occurrences that soon begin reunite him with the evil he sought to escape.

Cast: Stellan Skarsgard , James D'Arcy , Izabella Scorupco , Remy Sweeney , Julian Wadham , Andrew French , Ralph Brown , Ben Cross

Director: Renny Harlin

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

Release Date: August 18th, 2004|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    While the fourth "Exorcist" movie may have unmitigated disaster written all over it, the finished product is somehow sort-of-kind-of not all that bad. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Nothing fails like bad horror. But it's not despicable. It is merely boring. show more

  • 30
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The scariest thing about this film is how desperate the makers are to earn a scream. show more

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