• The Order (2003)

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The Order

Release Date: September 5th, 2003

DVD Release Date: December 30th, 2003

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

For centuries, a secret Order has existed within the Church. Following a series of unexplained murders, a renegade priest (Heath Ledger) begins an investigation that hurls him into a maelstrom of unimaginable evil, murder, and the knowledge that there is a fate worse than death.

Cast: Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Benno Fürmann, Mark Addy, Peter Weller, Francesco Carnelutti, Mattia Sbragia, Mirko Casaburo

Director: Brian Helgeland

Genres: Thriller , Horror

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, Baumgarten Merims Productions, N1 European Film Produktions

Distributors: Art Port, Gativideo, Gémini Films [fr], 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Murder , 2000s , Pursuit , Investigation , Mystery , Friend , Suspenseful ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's no wonder that the film's strongest sequence, visually and dramatically, involves none of these characters. It's a flashback to the construction of St. Peter's that explains the origins of Eden's centuries-long reign on his dark throne. show more

  • 50
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    It's "The Exorcist" warmed over. show more

  • 50
    Loren KingChicago Tribune

    Schlock that could and should have been better. show more

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