The Exorcist

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The Exorcist, 1973 © Warner Bros. Pictures.

(1973, directed by William Friedkin, 122 mins., R) Often hailed as one of the most frightening films ever made, The Exorcist is an intense thriller about a young girl (Linda Blair) possessed by an evil spirit. Two doubting priests are called in to administer the rites of demonic exorcism and end up risking both their sanity and their lives.The Exorcist, said to have shocked the world, was a two-time Academy Award winner and became a benchmark for future horror films.

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