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The Possessed (1977)

Unrated | | Horror | TV Movie 1 May 1977
A former priest, now an exorcist, battles the satanic forces that are threatening the students at a girls school.

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Kevin Leahy
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Ellen Sumner
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Sgt. Taplinger
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Paul Winjam
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Weezie Sumner
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Lane
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Louise Gelson
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Celia
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Alex
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Marty
Ethelinn Block ...
Barry
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Lawrence Bame
James R. Parkes
Catherine Cunneff
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A former priest, now an exorcist, battles the satanic forces that are threatening the students at a girls school.

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Weezie Sumner: Let's go in the back room, and I'll teach you about the chicken and the egg. Which... comes... first.
Paul Winjam: The girl steals my lines.
Weezie Sumner: Yeah, well you stole something of mine.
Paul Winjam: Now wait a minute, who seduced who?
Weezie Sumner: It was a tie.
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Whoa....the vivid memories!
12 January 2003 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

Along with Gargoyles, Trilogy of Terror & Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, this movie scared the crap out of me when I was a kid. The premise, though somewhat formulaic, is still quite effective in this flick. The possession scenes are great, with a particular "hell yea!" during the nail spitting sequence! THAT freaked me out. Poor Harrison Ford hides from this film like it's leprosy or something. I dunno why...it beats "The Devil's Own" ANY day!!!

J Richter


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