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(2011)

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Mikael Håfström attended exorcisms to prepare for directing this movie. He was not allowed to witness them, but he could hear what was happening from outside the door.
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The language Istvan Kovak (Rutger Hauer) speaks is Hungarian. It can be translated as: "My love, my flower, my bliss."
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Shipped to theaters under the code name "Denial".
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The first trailer for this movie featured music from Wojciech Kilar's score of Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), which also featured Sir Anthony Hopkins.
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Sir Anthony Hopkins and Toby Jones have played Sir Alfred Hitchcock. Hopkins and Jones' father, Freddie Jones, appeared in The Elephant Man (1980).
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Alice Braga (Angeline) is the niece of Sonia Braga (Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)).
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The "Redemption Theatre" seen towards the beginning is the Lyric Theatre at 12952 Western Avenue in Blue Island, Illinois.
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Ciarán Hinds played a Priest in this movie, and played the devil named "Roarke" in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011).
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Franco Nero was in the announced cast.
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Sir Anthony Hopkins and Toby Jones appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

The writing on Father Lucas Trevant's (Sir Anthony Hopkins') wall ("Fi sydd bia fe nawr") is Welsh (just like Hopkins), and translates to "He belongs to me now", which is what Lucas utters when he is possessed.
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The image used to describe the demon Baal is usually that of a man, a cat, a toad, or a combination of all of them. Father Lucas Trevant's (Sir Anthony Hopkins') house is infested with cats, as well as toads in the fountain.
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When Father Lucas Trevant (Sir Anthony Hopkins) hands Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donaghue) the umbrella and says, "it's going to rain", on a clear day, foreshadows the fact that Father Lucas is possessed. Earlier, he had told Michael that the easiest way to tell if someone is possessed is if they can know the unknown.
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