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The Devil Inside (2012)

R | | Horror | 6 January 2012 (USA)
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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Isabella Rossi
... Father Ben Rawlings
... Father David Keane
Ionut Grama ... Michael Schaefer
... Maria Rossi
... Rosa Sorlini
... Lieutenant Dreyfus
Jeff Victoroff ... Dr. Jeff Victoroff (as Dr. Jeff Victoroff)
Pamela Davis ... Pamela Davis
... Father Christopher Aimes
Claudiu Istodor ... Doctor Antonio Costa (as Claudiu Isotodor)
Toma Danila ... Marco
... Father Robert Gallo
Maria Junghetu ... Mrs. Sorlini (as Maria Junghietu)
Ilinca Harnut ... Italian Nurse
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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.

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

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6 January 2012 (USA)  »

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Untitled Bell and Peterman Film  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,732,515, 8 January 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$53,261,944

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,758,490
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One of the three films that received an "F" CinemaScore from audiences upon their release in 2012, along with Silent House (2011) and Killing Them Softly (2012). See more »

Goofs

When the characters speak Italian they all do so with heavy American accents. The list includes: (1) Guard at the Centrino Assylum (2) Possessed girl on the Vatican tape (3) Police officers who go into Ben's and Michael's apartment See more »

Quotes

Isabella Rossi: Let my mother go.
Maria Rossi: You'll burn.
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Featured in Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) See more »

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Itsy Bitsy Spider
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Written by Nursery Rhyme
Performed by Suzan Crowley and Fernanda Andrade
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Great Exorcism Movie, Not the Best but Still Great
5 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

First and foremost I will say that this is a mockumentary type movie. A mockumentary is the kind of movie where they make it seem like a documentary but it's fake. I like them because they seem more real, This one includes interviews, hand-camera shots etc. I'll say it right now and that is if you don't like blair witch style movies and those fake documentary style movies then this probably isn't for you.

The movie itself is about a woman who discovered her mother was involved in an exorcism and was shipped out to Rome, Italy afterward and she goes to discover why and look for some answers.

Things all go downhill for her from there.

The movie's acting and story are great I had no issues whatsoever with it there. You could tell it seems a tad amateurish in terms of their acting at times but I still thought everyone did well in it.

The story and scary scenes were all great, I've seen a number of these styles of movies, Quite a lot more then the average watcher and this one while it won't give me nightmares at night it still delivered a few very solid and tense scenes. I was a bit let down by the ending though and that was my only issue I had with the whole film.

The make-up and dialogue were all very good too and at times during some of the exorcisms it almost reminded me a little bit of the original exorcism which you can tell the film makers had a lot of influence from that.

My only qualms against this movie were that there could have been more scary scenes and I wished for a better ending. That said though the scary scenes that were there were very nicely done!

I have a feeling this movie will get a lot of hate because of its mockumentary style of filming which is not very Hollywood like of horror movies so I feel a lot of people will dislike it for that but if you're in the mood for a horror that's got a dark realistic tone to it then by all means give it a go and you shouldn't be disappointed.


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