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Repossessed (1990)

Parody of The Exorcist (1973), with Linda Blair once again possessed by Satan, and Leslie Nielsen as the exorcist.

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It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the devil from little Nancy Aglet, but now Nancy has grown up and has a family, the demon returns and repossesses Nancy. With Father Mayii unwilling to help, Father Luke Brophy tries his best to help Nancy, even when TV's Ernest Weller plans to air the exorcism live on TV. Written by Film_FanUk

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The Devil's back. But he's never dealt with an exorcist like this!

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$1,382,462 (USA)
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When Father Mayii (Leslie Nielsen) is speaking to the class, sitting in the front row dressed in a different outfit, and with her hair done differently and wearing glasses is Linda Blair playing another role in the film. See more »

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Nancy's shoes change from dark slippers to yellow pumps when she runs from the TV to the bedroom. See more »

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Father Luke Brophy: She has an unGodly voice, maniacal facial expressions...
Father Jebedaiah Mayii: That doesn't prove a thing, she could be related to Joe Cocker.
Father Luke Brophy: No.
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Painfully obvious "Exorcist"-spoof
30 November 2010 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Leslie Nielsen was always at his best when he could hook up with the "Airplane"/"Naked Gun"-team, which consisted of gifted writers like Pat Proft, Jim Abrahams and the Zucker brothers. "Repossessed" is written and directed by the guy who made "Meatballs 4". That should probably give you a fair idea of what this movie is like, though it does feature less Corey Feldman water-skiing than expected. Somewhat surprisingly there are some jokes in here that work (the bible vending machine ruled), but overall this just really feels like everyone's trying way, way too hard. Especially the visual gags have that bothersome "laugh, damn it!" feel to them, they're so close to "Naked Gun" but just not quite. Same goes for the obligatory breakings of the fourth wall, not bad but not really focused enough to generate big laughs. Nielsen's talents are rather wasted here, though I must say he is about the only element that made me keep watching. It's also a very nice touch that Linda Blair agreed to do this movie, even though I have absolutely no idea why she did. Not because of the solid screenplay, I'm pretty sure of that. This is in all ways a sub-par spoof, but I reckon it's still watchable for avid Nielsen fans.


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