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Possessed (2000)

Not Rated | | Horror, Drama | TV Movie 22 October 2000
An 11 year old boy starts throwing temper tantrums, vomiting on and attacking people, and swearing uncontrollably. Furnature begin to move on its own when he is around, and he doesn't ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Rhoades ...
Karl Mannheim
Phyllis Mannheim
Michael McLachlan ...
Reverend Eckhardt
Deborah Drakeford ...
Mrs. Eckhardt
Aunt Hanna
Brad Borbridge ...
German Soldier
American Soldier (as Robert Tinkler)
Scott Wickware ...
Racist Cop
Jefferson Mappin ...
Big Prisoner
Nicholas Pasco ...
Jail Cop


An 11 year old boy starts throwing temper tantrums, vomiting on and attacking people, and swearing uncontrollably. Furnature begin to move on its own when he is around, and he doesn't remember any of it. After giving up on the protestants, the boys parents turn to the catholic church for help. Father Bowden is a WWII veteran who is experiencing nightmares, flashbacks and other personal problems, including alcoholism. He is recruited by the archbishop to perform a series of exorcisms. This is the apparently true account of the last exorcism known to have been done by the catholic church Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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There has only been one documented exorcism in America. The ultimate fear is knowing it really happened.


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22 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az ördögűző - Az igaz történet  »

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Based on the actual 1949 case of a Maryland boy which inspired "The Exorcist". See more »


When Robbie is circling the bed singing "Ave Maria" his mouth in no way matches the words heard. See more »


Reverend Eckhardt: [voice over] To the editor of the psychic magazine. Dear Professor Ryan, in my work I have stumbled upon an adolescent who seems to fit the classic pattern of a psychoactive prepubescent worthy of publication in your journal. I will soon have and opportunity to closely observe the child for manifestations of abnormal behavior fitting your description of a poltergeist. I will keep you informed of all future developments. Very truly yours, Reverend Roland Eckardt.
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10 July 2001 | by (Leeds, England) – See all my reviews

This movie is compelling viewing. There's not many people who haven't seen the Exorcist, which now looks rather jaded after almost 30 years. This movie does not glamourise evil in fact it shows the human weaknesses of the priest who is played by former 007 Timothy Dalton. A very compelling movie

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