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Repossessed (1990)

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Parody of The Exorcist (1973), with Linda Blair once again possessed by Satan, and Leslie Nielsen as the exorcist.

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Bob Logan

Writer:

Bob Logan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Blair ... Nancy Aglet
Ned Beatty ... Ernest Weller
Leslie Nielsen ... Father Jebedaiah Mayii
Anthony Starke ... Father Luke Brophy
Thom Sharp ... Braydon Aglet (as Thom J. Sharp)
Lana Schwab Lana Schwab ... Fanny Ray Weller
Benj Thall ... Ned Aglet
Dove Dellos Dove Dellos ... Frieda Aglet
Jacquelyn Masche ... Nancy's Mother
Melissa Moore ... Bimbo Student
Willie Garson ... Nerd Student
Erna Gregory Erna Gregory ... Student
Richard Halpern Richard Halpern ... Student
Carol Shermer Carol Shermer ... Student
Kathy Topia Kathy Topia ... Student
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Storyline

It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the devil from little Nancy Aglet, but now Nancy has grown up and has a family, the demon returns and repossesses Nancy. With Father Mayii unwilling to help, Father Luke Brophy tries his best to help Nancy, even when TV's Ernest Weller plans to air the exorcism live on TV. Written by Film_FanUk

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The Devil's back. But he's never dealt with an exorcist like this!

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Repossuída See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$266,975, 16 September 1990

Gross USA:

$1,382,462

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,382,462
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Carolco Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Linda Blair appeared in The Exorcist (1973) & Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) as the main character Regan, who was possessed. In addition, Ned Beatty also appeared in Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977). See more »

Goofs

Nancy's shoes change from dark slippers to yellow pumps when she runs from the TV to the bedroom. See more »

Quotes

Nancy: [while possessed] You may think you've won, Brophy, but I know another way to reach all those people!
Father Luke Brophy: Satan wait! Where do you think you're going?
Nancy: I'm going to Disneyland!
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Crazy Credits

The film opens with a stereo effects 'bumper' with the logo "BFD"; a parody of the Lucasfilm "THX" sound system bumper. See more »

Alternate Versions

The US PG-13 rated version cuts out some nudity. See more »

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Referenced in Something to Scream About (2003) See more »

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Devil With The Blue Dress
Words and Music by William Steven and Frederick Long
Published by Stone Agate Music (A div. of Jobete Music Co., Inc.) (BMI)
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Unfunny Spoof of The Exorcist
2 April 2012 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Repossessed (1990)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Seventeen years after having the Devil removed from her soul, adult Nancy Aglet (Linda Blair) finds herself possessed yet again so she brings back Father Mayii (Leslie Nelson) but this time a fake preacher (Ned Beatty) wants to put it on live television to make some money. A spoof of THE EXORCIST with Linda Blair returning and Nelson coming off THE NAKED GUN should have meant a sure-fire hit but sadly this is a rather boring, unfunny and at times painfully bad movie that probably had more cash in its eye than anything else. There's so much that could have been done with the material but this is a perfect example of why certain films work and why others don't. Stuff like AIRPLANE, HOT SHOTS and THE NAKED GUN work because of the talented screenwriters who make the jokes work. Writer-director Bob Logan simply doesn't get the material to work for a number of reasons but the biggest is that the jokes are all rather lame and just seem forced. One such example of Blair fixing her kids pea soup. Another has a priest saying something about "head" and it of course being taken the wrong way. The stuff with the preacher and his wife is so forced and annoying that it just never gets any laughs. Even worse is how the story structure is because for the most part we see Nelson teaching in front of a class and then we see the "other" story dealing with Blair. We go back and forth between the two and usually we get Nelson making a few comments but those two are unfunny. Nelson seems bored in his part and Beatty simply overplays his. Blair doesn't give a very good performance but I'm not going to blame her since the material just wasn't right and she appears to really be forcing herself to try and get laughs. REPOSSESSED should have worked and probably could have worked in better hands but as it is the movie is just cheap and weak.


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