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The Devil Inside (2012)

 -  Horror  -  6 January 2012 (USA)
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In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.

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Storyline

An American girl, Isabella, sets out to make a documentary to understand what happened to her mother who murdered three clergy people. She was not convicted due to insanity and was sent to a mental hospital in Italy. Isabella meets with some priests in Italy who explain that her mother's condition may not be medical, but could be an extra-human possession. Written by Joy

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No soul is safe.

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Rated R for disturbing violent content and grisly images, and for language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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6 January 2012 (USA)  »

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Untitled Bell and Peterman Film  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,732,515 (USA) (6 January 2012)

Gross:

$53,245,055 (USA) (16 March 2012)
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Trivia

Matthew Peterman and Brent Bell first came up with the idea for the movie when they read an article about the Vatican starting a school for exorcism. See more »

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During the 1989 flashback, the CSI agent is using a BIC ultra round stic grip pen to point out features in the crime scene - a ballpoint pen that would not be created for over a decade. See more »

Quotes

Isabella Rossi: Let my mother go.
Maria Rossi: You'll burn.
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Laughing all the way to the bank.
1 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Before saying anything, let me point out I watch all films with an open mind, and normally I can enjoy a film regardless of how technically poor it is.

This however, was a farce. I honestly can't believe this film got released into theatres, scene after scene was a regurgitation of scenes that we've all seen before. Not just individual scenes, but the whole tone of the film was so familiar and dull.

I didn't take count, but after a noticeable amount of times of the date being shot at me with a low dong was laughable, the bloke who made it must've watched paranormal activity and thought "ooh that was good, I'll have that... then I'll grossly over use it" There was nothing new about any of the exorcism scenes, apart from it was with a hand held camera.. wow. just watch the exorcist and shake the TV around.

I felt like i was watching an awful, pretentious student film from the outset and most of the acting had me cringing in my seat. I literally have never seen a worse all round acting display in my life... it was just totally unacceptable. They were trying so hard to make it look 'real' or 'genuine' and it just looked pathetic, so many face head scratching and little smirks to themselves.

I won't go into the ending... but it summed the movie up really. unoriginal, contrived and no shock factor (which was obviously intended) you know when a film is so bad its kind of entertaining? well this is just offensive. It was shameful. I can't think of one redeeming quality.

DO NOT SPEND MONEY ON THIS FILM


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