The Exorcist

The scariest film of all time.

The Exorcist (1973)


Regan MacNeil, a 12-year-old girl living in Georgetown with her mother Chris, begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area. Chris becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras, a troubled priest who is struggling with his own faith after the death of his mother.

Director: William Friedkin
Writer: William Peter Blatty

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Release Date: 1973-06-19
Status: Released
Run time: 122 min / 2:2
Budget: $10,497,444
Revenue: $441,071,011
Production Company : Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Ellen Burstyn
as Chris MacNeil
Jason Miller
as Father Karras
Max von Sydow
as Father Merrin
Lee J. Cobb
as Lt. Kinderman
Kitty Winn
as Sharon
Linda Blair
as Regan
William O'Malley
as Father Dyer
Jack MacGowran
as Burke Dennings
Barton Heyman
as Dr. Klein
Peter Masterson
as Dr. Barringer - Clinic Director (as Pete Masterson)
Rudolf Schündler
as Karl
Robert Symonds
as Dr. Taney
Titos Vandis
as Karras' Uncle
Donna Mitchell
as Mary Jo Perrin
Robert Gerringer
as Senator at Party
Mercedes McCambridge
as Demon (voice)


Production Louis DiGiaimo Casting
Production Nessa Hyams Casting
Production Juliet Taylor Casting
Costume & Make-Up Joe Fretwell Costume Design
Directing William Friedkin Director
Writing William Peter Blatty Novel
Writing William Peter Blatty Screenplay
Production William Peter Blatty Producer
Production Noel Marshall Executive Producer
Sound Steve Boeddeker Music
Camera Owen Roizman Director of Photography
Editing Norman Gay Editor
Editing Evan A. Lottman Editor

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