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The Last Exorcism -- When he arrives on the rural Louisiana farm of Louis Sweetzer, the Reverend Cotton Marcus expects to perform just another routine "exorcism" on a disturbed religious fanatic. An earnest fundamentalist, Sweetzer has contacted the charismatic preacher as a last resort, certain his teenage daughter Nell is possessed by a demon who must be exorcized before their terrifying ordeal ends in unimaginable tragedy. Buckling under the weight of his conscience after years of parting desperate believers with their money, Cotton and his crew plan to film a confessionary documentary of this, his last exorcism. But upon arriving at the already blood drenched family farm, it is soon clear that nothing could have prepared him for the true evil he encounters there. Now, too late to turn back, Reverend Marcus' own beliefs are shaken to the core when he and his crew must find a way to save Nell - and themselves - before it is too late.
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Writers (WGA):
Huck Botko (written by) &
Andrew Gurland (written by)
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Release Date:
27 August 2010 (USA) See more »
Believe In Him. See more »
A troubled evangelical minister agrees to let his last exorcism be filmed by a documentary crew. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
7 wins & 10 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Daniel Stamm 
Writing credits
Huck Botko (written by) &
Andrew Gurland (written by)

Produced by
Marc Abraham .... producer
Phil Altmann .... executive producer
Thomas A. Bliss .... producer
Huck Botko .... executive producer
Patrick Curd .... co-executive producer
Andrew Gurland .... executive producer
Ron Halpern .... executive producer
Patty Long .... co-producer
Gabrielle Neimand .... co-producer
Eric Newman .... producer
Douglas Plasse .... co-executive producer (as Doug Plasse)
Eli Roth .... producer
Original Music by
Nathan Barr 
Cinematography by
Zoltan Honti 
Film Editing by
Shilpa Sahi 
Casting by
Lauren Bass 
Production Design by
Andrew W. Bofinger 
Costume Design by
Shauna Leone 
Makeup Department
Howard Berger .... special makeup effects artist
Alex Diaz .... on set supervisor: special effects makeup
Marcos Gonzales .... key makeup artist
Krystal Kershaw .... additional makeup artist
Greg Nicotero .... special makeup effects artist
Jennifer Sanchez .... contact lens technician
Production Management
Patty Long .... unit production manager
Joan Malloch .... post-production supervisor
John Portnoy .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gregory S. Carr .... second assistant director
Joel Jeffrey Nishimine .... first assistant director (as Joel Nishimine)
Jimi Woods .... second assistant director
Art Department
Thomas S. Hammock .... production designer: additional photography
Beau Harrison .... assistant property master
Leonard Marchand .... property master (as Leonard Lavigueur)
Dave Quinlan .... set dresser
Renee Ragucci-Shelton .... props (as Renee Ragucci)
Sound Department
Michael Baird .... supervising sound designer
Roberto Cappannelli .... re-recording mixer
Rene Defrancesch .... boom operator
Robert Dehn .... sound studio manager
Brent Findley .... sound effects editor
Jason Gaya .... adr mixer
Corey J. Grasso .... adr mixer
Angela Hemingway .... adr dialogue editor
Steven Iba .... assistant sound editor
Jonathan Pendergrass .... foley editor
Jonathan Wales .... re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Larry Barado .... special effects foreman
Edward Joubert .... special effects technician
David K. Nami .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Christine Carr .... visual effects producer
Shane Cook .... compositing supervisor: Gradient Effects
Christopher Dusendschon .... digital imaging supervisor: iO FILM
Dylan Highsmith .... visual effects editor
Thomas Kernan .... model lead: Gradient Effects
James Polk .... character technical director: Gradient Effects
Olcun Tan .... digital effects supervisor
Thomas Tannenberger .... visual effects supervisor
Cameron Thomas .... compositor: Gradient Effects
Fiona Campbell Westgate .... visual effects producer: Gradient Effects
Trace Cheramie .... stunt coordinator
Steve Picerni .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Marcus Kellum .... second assistant camera
Justin LeBlanc .... light balloon technician
Christopher Meydrich .... additional grip
Myron Parran .... first assistant camera
Patti Perret .... still photographer
Declan Ryan .... lighting balloon technician
Jared Talbot .... additional set lighting technician
Nathan Tape .... gaffer
Trevor Tufano .... second assistant camera
Joseph Walsh .... assistant camera
Chris Weaver .... key grip
Kristopher Weaver .... key grip
Casting Department
Jordan Bass .... casting associate
Lauri David .... background casting
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Doré Cermak .... key costumer
Reba Saul .... ager/dyer
Editorial Department
James Ahern .... digital intermediate editor
Adam Hawkey .... digital intermediate colorist
Michael John Koetter .... software engineer
Franklin Peterson .... assistant editor
Mathieu Reid .... color timer
Jay Trautman .... assistant editor
Location Management
Matthew Cassel .... location manager: Los Angeles
Yvette LaPlace .... location manager
David Margulis .... location scout
Stephan Roux .... location scout
Valerie Ryan .... location scout
Music Department
Mary Parker .... music consultant
Transportation Department
Will Bourne .... driver: cast
Brian Mathews .... production driver
Other crew
Mac Alsfeld .... office production assistant
Mark Barclay .... assistant: Mr. Bliss and Mr. Altmann
James Brooke .... production services
James T. Bruce IV .... production consultant
Brooke Ensign .... unit publicist
Natalie Faldo .... assistant: Ms. Neimand
Nora L. Ferris .... insurance broker
Gaia Filicori .... production assistant
Matthew Ford .... set medic
Sofia Hujabre .... production secretary
Charlotte Lancaster .... craft service
John Landers .... key craft service
Stephanie Langhoff .... production coordinator
Stephen Ledet .... set production assistant
Christie Mattull .... production insurance: Momentous Insurance Brokerage (as Christy Mattull)
Jesse Rose Moore .... assistant: Mr. Newman (as Jesse Moore)
Marilyn Penn .... post production accountant
Jayne Royall .... production accountant
Nicholas Sarando .... script supervisor
Matthew Warren .... completion guarantor: Film Finances Inc. (as Matt Warren)
Cynthia Dyan Williams .... photo double
Kurt Woolner .... completion guarantor: Film Finances Inc.
Jamie Zakoski .... assistant: Mr. Abraham
Nathaniel Zimet .... chef
Leonard Alsfeld .... special thanks
David Birke .... special thanks
John Bobear .... special thanks
Valerie Bobear .... special thanks (as Valerie 'Armbruster' Bobear)
James Brooke .... special thanks
James T. Bruce IV .... special thanks (as James Bruce)
Fatimah Conley-Mayfield .... special thanks
Jerry Gilbert .... special thanks: Louisiana Media Services
Thomas S. Hammock .... special thanks (as Tom Hammock)
Gary D. Jones .... special thanks
Hunter Moskowitz .... special thanks (as Hunter L. Moskowitz)
Sara Northcutt .... special thanks: Hampton Inn Hotels & Suites of New Orleans
The People of Louisiana .... special thanks
Louis Pomes .... special thanks
David Pomier .... special thanks (as Dave Pomier)

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent content and terror, some sexual references and thematic material
87 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA15+ | Brazil:14 (re-rating on appeal) | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Chile:14 | Finland:K-15 | France:16 | Germany:16 | Iceland:12 | Ireland:15A | Italy:VM14 | Japan:PG12 | Mexico:B | Netherlands:16 | Norway:15 | Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:15 | UK:15 | USA:PG-13 (certificate #45788)
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Did You Know?

Contrary to popular belief, every single person on screen in the film is a proper actor.See more »
Revealing mistakes: Supposedly is filmed with a single camera, but for several dialogues, courts are seen as being of two different cameras.See more »
[first lines]
Shanna Marcus:Cotton!
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Movie Connections:
References Gone with the Wind (1939)See more »
Black Paws, Snow DeepSee more »


Did Ashley Bell actually do those contortions or were they computer generated?
What happened to Cotton at the end?
Is Abalam a real demon or was he invented for the movie?
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16 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Finally, a original horror movie !, 26 September 2010
Author: Viva_Chiba from Land of the dead

It's not a remake, thank god, it surprises me why this movie as a score of 5.9 ! This is one of the best movies of 2010 and one of the best mockumentaries ever made.

The concept is well executed and the story is interesting, there are plot twist, that i am not going to spoil it.

Is this better than "The Exorcist" ? don't know what to answer. Is this better than "Paranormal Activity" ? INDEED !!!!!. Is this boring like most of the PG-13 "Horror movies" ? No the hell this movie was PG-13 ?!?!?!? the atmosphere is too "scary" and there are a few "shock" moments, even some thematic elements in the plot are too inappropriate for a "PG-13",

Ignore the all the negative comments here, watch it and be surprised ! Good work Daniel Stamm, 2 thumbs up on your work and thank you Eli Roth, for having supported a original horror movie !

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