The Exorcist poster


12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras, a troubled pries

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1973-12-26

Runtime 122 minutes

Budget $15m

Revenue $0.4b


TMDB 7.7


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queer-giraffe shared a tip "Mesmerizing & nuanced slow burn dread. One of the GOAT horror films."

krystle_poirier_8968 shared a tip "Pea soup 🤮"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "One of my favorite horror movies!"

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arleisha_strauder shared a tip "Classic"

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abs shared a tip "Do you love it do you hate it what do you think of this classic movie ? 🍿"

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psychobabblellc shared a tip "Holds up well! Religious-horror fans must see!"

jennifer_8975 shared a tip "By today’s standards the special effects seem lame, but the music and lighting still make this frightening."

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trina_karban shared a tip "Ohh brother."

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hymtheria shared a tip "One of the best and most beloved horror movies of all time. What a great film from start to finish, a true masterpiece!"

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mary_dean-varney shared a tip "This is my all time favorite horror movie!"

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "A timeless classic in horror!"

linda_sherrin shared a tip "I usually do not like horror..Linda Blair was known for this one scene in movie.. she is possessed by the devil.."

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melanies_muses shared a tip "Classic!"

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mlhawkins shared a tip "Oldie but goodie!"

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christopher_shaner shared a tip "Holds up extremely well for being a nearly 50 year old movie. Acting, music, and definitely the effects are all great."

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mysticvenom shared a tip "I believe this is the best and true beginning of like 'exorcism movies', along with the first Amityville movie."

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Joker2E shared a tip "In my mid 40s and still...the only movie I won't watch alone."

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diana_suber shared a tip "Read the book too."

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gabrielle_patterson shared a tip "My all time favorite horror movie!"

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Peace_love_vdubb shared a tip "The book was much much more disturbing than the movie, but, it's still a top 10 horror classic"

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pierre-andr_sirard shared a tip "This is the best drama ever."

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edyta_maziarz-mierzejewski shared a tip "The best horror movie ever!"

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laura_powers_1185 shared a tip "It's terrifying, it's very good, and I can never ever watch it again."

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mally_1274 shared a tip "This is probably the best horror movie ever made there could be an argument made for Halloween but I think this is better"

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jason_cox_6229 shared a tip "Classic horror movie. Must see if you are interested in the genra."

bihskizz shared a tip "Ngl kinda laugh during it, but excellent movie!!"

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jimmy_tucker_492 shared a tip "Hot take, I like it but its not as scary as everyone makes it out to be IMO"

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natalie_hamilton shared a tip "Still can hold its own against new horror."

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michael_wisor shared a tip "It's still scary almost 50 years later, even with the advancements in special effects since then."

olivia_mooney shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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vic_gallagher shared a tip "May the power of Christ compel you 😈😈😈"

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bridgette_razzo shared a tip "Sickest and scariest movie ever made!!"

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jessica_werner shared a tip "The only horror film I like"

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lauren_schulte_2850 shared a tip "Yea it’s good"

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taylor_washington_718 shared a tip "First time seeing this film was in my lit and horror film class. The storyline is impeccable along with a stellar cast"

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alex_walton_7176 shared a tip "Terrifying movie!"

medialover shared a tip "Best horror movie of all time"

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connie_schroth shared a tip "Creepy and disturbing"

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neozombie shared a tip "I didn't like this movie but it's sorta funny"

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elizabeth_george_6972 shared a tip "A classic. Very scary in its’ day and still scary now!"

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matthew_swinson shared a tip "Classic"

vishal_b shared a tip "Scariest movie of all time"

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gloria_rivera_2896 shared a tip "A classic is alway fun to watch loved it the first time and every time I watch it."

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maevelasair shared a tip "I was 13 when I saw this. Terrified me. Once was enough for me."

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sierra_spencer_5333 shared a tip "Honestly, with the writing, pacing, acting and special effects, it’s no wonder this one is such a horror icon."

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lena_aragon shared a tip "Saw this when I was 13, my favorite movie of all time"

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dakota_boutilier shared a tip "I honestly just love the whole movie. I wouldn’t be able to pick a single favourite part."

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NeonGreen shared a tip "Amazing special effects and continues to age so well!!"

elisabeth_derricott shared a tip "Holly ****!!!!!!"

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mehrnush_ti shared a tip "absolute classic horror, in its rawest form. scary as hell"

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cirrus_macleod shared a tip "HBO Max 1/1"

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drinking_bleach_kee shared a tip "It was so good, left you on the edge of your seat!"

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dani_dodson shared a tip "One of my classic favorite horror films!"

pc_8038 shared a tip "Classic...still scares me to this day"

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JulioCarRosales shared a tip "A classic"

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rachel_poy shared a tip "Devil movies are the scariest horror flicks.#peasoup"

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theresa_domingo shared a tip "Agreed to some people who mentioned that this is a classic and still scares me to this day."

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phantomrix shared a tip "it's amazingly scary and happened irl around my area"

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elizabeth_bravo_8505 shared a tip "Love this movie and it was good! I wasn’t scared, I actually thought it was funny."

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jj_moeder shared a tip "I love anything religiously horror."

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teresa_lewis_2948 shared a tip "Scary as hell."

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caden_8090 shared a tip "Cause it's amazing and I would recommend it to anyone who likes paranormal topics"

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denise_taylor_5348 shared a tip "First saw it as a child and it scared me too death."

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mar_harrison shared a tip "Creepy, and thrilling!"

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christina_peterson_2150 shared a tip "Love this movie"

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roxas_rivers shared a tip "I can see why it’s so influential. Not for those with a weak stomach."

rachel_g_5290 shared a tip "It’s amazing but it really is 💯 terrifying. Not for the weak at heart"

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ben_desoto shared a tip "Scariest movie ever?"

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christina_smith_2226 shared a tip "Scared the literal **** out of me"

mollie_lawson shared a tip "Old School Horror….a touch of scary and then a touch of Nostalgia. Definitely not kid friendly."

gabrielle_haase shared a tip "Amazing movie"

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stephanie_schelm shared a tip "One of my favorite horror movies ever. The way it’s shot it’s 🤌👌"

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