The Exorcist, William Friedkin's iconic horror masterpiece, has arrived in time for its 50th anniversary, as part of our Friedkin Weekends series.
12-year-old Regan MacNeil (Linda Blair) begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother, Chris (Ellen Burstyn) becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras (Jason Miller), a troubled priest who is struggling with his own faith.
Celebrated for some of the most belovedly terrifying imagery in the history of horror, The Exorcist has now spent five decades instilling unspeakable fear into new generations of audiences.
- Rating R
- Running time 122
- Genre Horror