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The Exorcist (1973)

R
122 min | Horror

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
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William Peter Blatty (written for the screen by) (novel)
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$ 11,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 8,175,666
Gross (USA)
$ 232,906,145
Gross (World)
$ 441,306,145
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Release date
Dec 26, 1973 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Ellen Burstyn
Chris MacNeil Chris MacNeil   See fewer
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Max von Sydow
Father Merrin Father Merrin   See fewer
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Lee J. Cobb
Lt. William Kinderman Lt. William Kinderman   See fewer
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Kitty Winn
Sharon Sharon   See fewer
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Jack MacGowran
Burke Dennings Burke Dennings   See fewer
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Jason Miller
Father Karras Father Karras   See fewer
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William O'Malley
Father Dyer (as Reverend William O'Malley S.J.) Father Dyer (as Reverend William O'Malley S.J.)   See fewer
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Barton Heyman
Dr. Klein Dr. Klein   See fewer
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Peter Masterson
Dr. Barringer - Clinic Director (as Pete Masterson) Dr. Barringer - Clinic Director (as Pete Masterson)   See fewer
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Robert Symonds
Dr. Taney Dr. Taney   See fewer
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Arthur Storch
Psychiatrist Psychiatrist   See fewer
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Thomas Bermingham
Tom - President of University (as Reverend Thomas Bermingham S.J.) Tom - President of University (as Reverend Thomas Bermingham S.J.)   See fewer
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Vasiliki Maliaros
Karras' Mother Karras' Mother   See fewer
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Titos Vandis
Karras' Uncle Karras' Uncle   See fewer
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John Mahon
Language Lab Director Language Lab Director   See fewer
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Wallace Rooney
Bishop Michael Bishop Michael   See fewer
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Ron Faber
Chuck - Assistant Director / Demonic Voice Chuck - Assistant Director / Demonic Voice   See fewer
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Donna Mitchell
Mary Jo Perrin Mary Jo Perrin   See fewer
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Roy Cooper
Jesuit Dean Jesuit Dean   See fewer
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Robert Gerringer
Senator at Party Senator at Party   See fewer
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Mercedes McCambridge
Demon (voice) Demon (voice)   See fewer
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Paul Bateson
Radiologist's Assistant (uncredited) Radiologist's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elinore Blair
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Peter Blatty
The Producer (uncredited) The Producer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Boylan
First Mental Patient (uncredited) First Mental Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Callinan
Astronaut (uncredited) Astronaut (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mason Curry
Doctor (voice) (uncredited) Doctor (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Toni Darnay
Violent psychotic patient (uncredited) Violent psychotic patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eileen Dietz
Pazuzu's Face (uncredited) Pazuzu's Face (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joanne Dusseau
Senator's Wife (uncredited) Senator's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Eismann
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beatrice Hunter
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Yvonne Jones
Bellevue Nurse (uncredited) Bellevue Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don LaBonte
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Miles
Spiderwalk (uncredited) Spiderwalk (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Nicola
Priest (uncredited) Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vincent Russell
Subway Vagrant (uncredited) Subway Vagrant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerard F. Yates
Priest Singing Around Piano at Party (uncredited) Priest Singing Around Piano at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 323,062 votes