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The Exorcist
The Exorcist

Year Released: 1973

Staring: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn

Director: William Friedkin

Plot

When a 12-year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

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"Probably the scariest movie of all time. William Friedkin is a true master. I can't believe those priests hung in there for that. That little girl had a fresh mouth."

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"**Shocking rather than frightening.** Friedkin's The Exorcist is a film that shocks rather than scares. A well made film that achieved notoriety via pea soup. A slow and intelligent film with strong performances - yet also a mostly disappointing one for those who dare to go beyond the hype and actually _experience_ it for the first time. For a film that _does_ succeed in frightening the audience and with none of the hype - I recommend The Changeling starring George C Scott. Now **THAT** i"

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