Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths And must survive the terrors of leatherface and his family.
A young couple moves in to an apartment only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.
A visiting actress in Washington, D.C., notices dramatic and dangerous changes in the behavior and physical make-up of her 12-year-old daughter. Meanwhile, a young priest at nearby Georgetown University begins to doubt his faith while dealing with his mother's terminal sickness. And, book-ending the story, a frail, elderly priest recognizes the necessity for a show-down with an old demonic enemy.Written by
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We learn in Exorcist 3 that Father Damien does not die at the end of Exorcist, after jumping out the Macneil's window and falling down the stairs, he survives! The part is played by the same actor in part 3 that he is in part 1; Jason Miller. But he has resurfaced as a mental patient now whose personality has split. Karras actually has an exorcism done on him in part 3. Half the time he's played by Miller, who plays Karras, and half the time he splits into a demonic serial killer, played by Brad Dourif. This is not because Director Blatty thought Miller was too limited to play the demonic side of Karras. It's because the studio insisted Blatty insert the exorcism scenes after the film was finished shooting. And although Miller performed fine during the early days of shooting, by the time they get to the exorcism scenes later into the shoot, his alcoholism got the best of him. He fell off the wagon in a relapse, and Brad Dourif had to finish for him, playing the demonic Gemini, Damien's demonic ID. See more »
Steaming hot water comes out of the tap as quickly as Damien turns on the faucet. It's not possible for water that hot to come through plumbing that fast, especially since the bedroom was on the highest floor of the house and the temperature of the room was at least freezing. See more »
They've found something... small pieces.
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There are no opening credits after the title. Although it is commonplace now, it was unheard of in 1973. See more »
The Special Edition DVD also includes a 75-minutes documentary titled "The Fear of God" on the making of the Exorcist. The documentary includes screen tests and additional deleted scenes, including:
Chris MacNeil and Regan going sight-seeing in Washington;
after Chris hears about Burke's death, Regan crawls down the stairs upside down on her arms and legs like a spider and then chases Chris and Sharon around the room;
Karras and Merrin sit on the stairs during a pause of the exorcism and exchange some words about what's happening to the girl.
Stunning visuals, effects and overall horror for 1973. The characters are very strongly portrayed and the feeling of hopelessness is ever-present throughout the movie. Even though some scenes are outright shocking and provocative, there is also a strong element of the uncanny present. This is a very haunting movie that still shocks, amazes and intrigues after all these years.
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