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The Vatican Tapes (2015)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 22 July 2015 (Egypt)
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A priest and two Vatican exorcists must do battle with an ancient satanic force to save the soul of a young woman.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Angela
... Pete
... Roger
... Father Lozano
... Cardinal Mattias Bruun
... Vicar Imani
... Dr. Richards
... Orderly Mason
... Dr. Fahti
Michael Halsey ... Dr. Bramwell
... Resident Kulik
... Detective Simmons (as Jarvis George)
... Detective Harris
... Bishop Saldano
... Jackie
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THE VATICAN TAPES follows the ultimate battle between good and evil - God versus Satan. Angela Holmes is an ordinary 27-year-old until she begins to have a devastating effect on anyone close, causing serious injury and death. Holmes is examined and possession is suspected, but when the Vatican is called upon to exorcise the demon, the possession proves to be an ancient satanic force more powerful than ever imagined. It's all up to Father Lozano to wage war for more than just Angela's soul, but for the world as we know it. Written by Pantelion Films

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For 2,000 years the Vatican has recorded evidence of evil. May God have mercy on their souls.

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent content, and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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22 July 2015 (Egypt)  »

Also Known As:

Exorcismo en el Vaticano  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$832,271, 27 July 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,712,111, 9 August 2015
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Slipknot percussionist and founder Shawn "Clown" Crahan has a small cameo in this movie as a man being interviewed by a reporter at the end of the film, although he is not listed in the credits. He and director Mark Neveldine are friends and worked together on the upcoming movie Officer Downe starring Kim Coates. See more »

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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Fantastic Four (2015) See more »

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Emad Sayyah Leyla y Leyla
Written by Emad Sayyah
Performed by Emad Sayyah
Courtesy of ARC Music Productions Int. Ltd.
Under license from SirGroovy.com
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Decent and Underrated Horror Film
7 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

In Los Angeles, Angela Holmes (Olivia Dudley) is a happy young woman, pride and joy of her father Colonel Roger Holmes (Dougray Scott) and in love with her boyfriend Peter "Pete" Smith (John Patrick Amedori). On her birthday party, she cuts her hand and Roger and Peter take her to the hospital. When she returns home, she has a seizure and they drive her back to the hospital. Then Angela is discharged but she pulls the wheel of the taxi causing a serious accident. She returns in coma to the hospital. Forty days later, she has no response and Father Oscar Lozano (Michael Peña) convinces Roger to unplug the life support system. Out of the blue, she awakes in perfect health. Soon Angela shows signs of demoniac possession and the Vatican sends Cardinal Bruun (Peter Andersson) to perform an exorcism to save her soul. Will there be time to save her body?

"The Vatican Tapes" is a decent and underrated horror film, one of the best about exorcism. The plot is based on Catholic beliefs but is engaging. Most of the cast is excellent and has good performances; maybe only Michael Peña has an inexpressive performance. The conclusion has an open end maybe with the intention of a sequel. But in general, "The Vatican Tapes" is satisfactory with an appropriate use of Handycam or surveillance video. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Exorcistas do Vaticano" (Exorcists from the Vatican")


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