Thrilling and spine-chillingly terrifying, this classic supernatural horror movie is inspired by the 1949 exorcism case of Roland Doe.
Deeply embedded in religion and belief in the existence of dark and satanic entities, this horror story deals with the demonic possession of a 12-year-old girl and her mother's desperate attempts to win back her child through an exorcism conducted by two priests.
Did you know?
To play Father Dyer, Father Karras's colleague, Friedkin cast an actual Jesuit priest, Father William O'Malley. But for an emotional scene at the end of the movie, Friedkin couldn't get the performance he wanted from the amateur actor. After 20 takes, Friedkin took Father O'Malley aside, told him he loved him, then slapped his face and pushed him to his knees. He got the take he wanted. Read More