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The Devil Inside (2012)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Victoroff ...
Himself (as Dr. Jeff Victoroff)
Pamela Davis ...
John Prosky ...
Claudiu Istodor ...
Doctor Antonio Costa (as Claudiu Isotodor)
Toma Danila ...
Father Robert Gallo
Maria Junghetu ...
Mrs. Sorlini (as Maria Junghietu)
Ilinca Harnut ...
Italian Nurse


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.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

6 January 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Bell and Peterman Film  »

Box Office


$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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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 »


When Maria is thrown off the table during her exorcism, one of cameras shows her heart monitor with her vitals flashing. They should not be reading anything as the throw would have disconnected the wires. See more »


Isabella Rossi: Let my mother go.
Maria Rossi: You'll burn.
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7 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Exorcism of Emily Rose tops this movie.... And that's not saying a whole lot. The plot was good, the acting....par but you saw everything coming. The ending was I call a "ran out of money" ending. Definitely worth waiting for the DVD release. I didn't mind the whole Blair witch/paranormal activity/cloverfield camera action they used. It was just the fact you knew what was coming 1 step ahead. Not to leave out the very dull ending but I guess it would have cost too much $ to actually leave us paying folk to know what happened to the people we spent the last 87 minutes caring about. Overall had a few creepy parts. Dog barking made my body ache. Just don't waste your time and money running to the theater to see this one.

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