The Exorcist

The Exorcist poster
A visiting actress in Washington, D.C., notices dramatic and dangerous changes in the behavior and physical make-up of her 12-year-old daughter. Meanwhile, a young priest at nearby Georgetown University begins to doubt his faith while dealing with his mother's terminal sickness. And, book-ending the story, a frail, elderly priest recognizes the necessity for a show-down with an old demonic enemy.

Director: William Friedkin
Writer: William Peter Blatty (written for the screen by), William Peter Blatty (novel)
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre: horror
Year: 1973
MetaScore: 81/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 26 Dec 1973
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 17 nominations.


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Movie Video Clips

What an excellent day for an exorcism - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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What an excellent day for an exorcism
The Power of Christ compels you - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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The Power of Christ compels you
Stick your cock up her ass - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Stick your cock up her ass
Why this girl - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Why this girl
Your mother sucks cocks in Hell - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Your mother sucks cocks in Hell
I'm afraid - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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I'm afraid
Especially important is the warning to avoid conversations with the demon - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Especially important is the warning to avoid conversations...
I'm Damien Karras - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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I'm Damien Karras
I cast you out - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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I cast you out
Do you know what she did - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Do you know what she did
You son of a bitch - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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You son of a bitch
Cunting Hun - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Cunting Hun
You're going to die up there - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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You're going to die up there
Mirabile dictu - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Mirabile dictu
Except in primitive cultures - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Except in primitive cultures
What are you doing here - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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What are you doing here
I'd say there seem to be three - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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I'd say there seem to be three
There are no experts - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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There are no experts
Why you do this to me - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Why you do this to me
You really don't want me to play - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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You really don't want me to play
What's wrong with me - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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What's wrong with me
Let Jesus fuck you - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Let Jesus fuck you
Would you like to leave a message - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Would you like to leave a message
You killed your mother - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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You killed your mother
What is your daughter's middle name - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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What is your daughter's middle name
Give us time - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Give us time
Could you help an old altar boy - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Could you help an old altar boy
Is it over - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Is it over
Where is Regan - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Where is Regan
Give me an example - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Give me an example
Everything - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Everything
He does know the background - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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He does know the background
Was it public relations you did for the Gestapo or community relations - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Was it public relations you did for the Gestapo or community...
The sow is mine - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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The sow is mine
Father Dyer - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Father Dyer
I beg your pardon - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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I beg your pardon
And they  love  me - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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And they love me
You like them - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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You like them
It's my mother - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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It's my mother
We wouldn't today have penicillin - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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We wouldn't today have penicillin
I've talked to them all - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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I've talked to them all
Would you like some brandy in that - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Would you like some brandy in that
That was no spasm - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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That was no spasm
We've got rats in the attic - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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We've got rats in the attic
There is one outside chance for a cure - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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There is one outside chance for a cure
Shall we summon the writer - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Shall we summon the writer
There seems to be an alien pubic hair in my gin - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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There seems to be an alien pubic hair in my gin
Captain Howdy - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Captain Howdy
It wants no straps - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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It wants no straps
A draft in the fall when the house is hot is a magic carpet for germs - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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A draft in the fall when the house is hot is a magic carpet...
It's the other way around - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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It's the other way around
Stealing's a sin - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Stealing's a sin
Of course not - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Of course not
But ya like him - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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But ya like him
I should have known better - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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I should have known better
So what's wrong with her - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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So what's wrong with her
Body and Soul - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Body and Soul
I should have told you I wouldn't be in uniform - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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I should have told you I wouldn't be in uniform
You've given me the number four times - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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You've given me the number four times
What's for dessert - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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What's for dessert
First missionary on Mars - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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First missionary on Mars
Jesus Christ - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Jesus Christ
Differently - screenshot from movie The Exorcist
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Differently

Movie Quotes

Movie Cast

Chris MacNeil - Ellen Burstyn
Father Merrin - Max von Sydow
Lt. William Kinderman - Lee J. Cobb
Sharon - Kitty Winn
Burke Dennings - Jack MacGowran
Father Karras - Jason Miller
Regan - Linda Blair
Father Dyer - William O'Malley
Dr. Klein - Barton Heyman
Dr. Barringer - Clinic Director - Peter Masterson
Dr. Taney - Robert Symonds
Psychiatrist - Arthur Storch
Tom - President of University - Thomas Bermingham
Karras' Mother - Vasiliki Maliaros
Karras' Uncle - Titos Vandis
Language Lab Director - John Mahon
Bishop Michael - Wallace Rooney
Chuck - Assistant Director / Demonic Voice - Ron Faber
Mary Jo Perrin - Donna Mitchell
Jesuit Dean - Roy Cooper
Senator at Party - Robert Gerringer
Radiologist's Assistant - Paul Bateson
The Producer - William Peter Blatty
First Mental Patient - Mary Boylan
Astronaut - Dick Callinan
Doctor (voice) - Mason Curry
Violent psychotic patient - Toni Darnay
Pazuzu's Face - Eileen Dietz
Senator's Wife - Joanne Dusseau
Minor Role - Bernard Eismann
Minor Role - Beatrice Hunter
Bellevue Nurse - Yvonne Jones
Minor Role - Don LaBonte
Angiography Doctor - Barton Lane
Spiderwalk - Ann Miles
Priest - John Nicola
Subway Vagrant - Vincent Russell
Priest Singing Around Piano at Party - Gerard F. Yates