The Exorcist
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10 Nominations / 2 Wins
Year 1973
Director William Friedkin
Writer William Peter Blatty
Starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Blair, Mercedes McCambridge
46th Academy Awards

The Exorcist is a 1973 horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. The film features Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Blair, and (in voice only) Mercedes McCambridge.




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.


WARNING: Graphic and disturbing situations in the following trailer:

The Exorcist (1973) - Theatrical Trailer (e10838)01:36

The Exorcist (1973) - Theatrical Trailer (e10838)



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