The Exorcist Poster

Release Date: 1973

DVD Release Date: March 24th, 1997

R|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
One of the most profitable horror movies ever made, this tale of an exorcism is based loosely on actual events. When young Regan (Linda Blair) starts acting odd -- levitating, speaking in tongues -- her worried mother (Ellen Burstyn) seeks medical help, only to hit a dead end. A local priest (Jason Miller), however, thinks the girl may be seized by the devil. The priest makes a request to perform an exorcism, and the church sends in an expert (Max von Sydow) to help with the difficult job.

Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, Reverend William O'Malley

Director: William Friedkin

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Warner Brothers, Hoya Productions

Keywords: Doctor, 1970s, Mystery, Daughter, Sacrifice, Dark

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