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PG-13| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
The Rev. Moore (Tom Wilkinson) is prosecuted for the wrongful death of a girl thought to be demonically possessed, because he administered the church-sanctioned exorcism that ultimately killed her. Prosecuting attorney Ethan Thomas (Campbell Scott) contends that the young woman, Emily (Jennifer Carpenter), suffered from schizophrenia and should have been medically diagnosed. Meanwhile, defense lawyer Erin Bruner (Laura Linney) argues that Emily's condition cannot be explained by science alone.

Cast: Laura Linney , Tom Wilkinson , Campbell Scott , Jennifer Carpenter , Colm Feore , Joshua Close , Ken Welsh , Duncan Fraser

Director: Scott Derrickson

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

Release Date: September 9th, 2005|1 hr. 58 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Oh, how good actors can trap themselves in drivel. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Emily Rose is the thinking person's demon possession movie, which presents a chilling case history that's hard to explain away. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Fashioning a hybrid of a courtroom drama and a horror film that is suspenseful and scary requires a clear vision and directorial finesse. Rose lacks both. But the performances are topnotch. show more

  • March 10, 2009 ShaneyLocke
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    Great Film. one of the best movies i have ever seen and owned. not only is it scary as hell but the court case drama just adds right on to the movie. i love it

  • July 22, 2008 Nascarford2448
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    This movie wasn't scary at all! IT was all a court cass. The trailer made it look scary but the whle movie was a court cass. This movie sucked.

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