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Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

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114 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Years before Father Lankester Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith.
Writers
William Peter Blatty (movie The Exorcist) | William Wisher (story) | Caleb Carr (story) | Alexi Hawley (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
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Stefano Maria Ortolani (as Stefano Ortolani)
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Budget
$ 50,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 18,054,001
Gross (USA)
$ 41,821,986
Gross (World)
$ 36,178,600
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Release date
Aug 20, 2004 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Stellan Skarsgård
Father Merrin Father Merrin   See fewer
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James D'Arcy
Father Francis Father Francis   See fewer
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Remy Sweeney
Joseph Joseph   See fewer
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Julian Wadham
Major Granville Major Granville   See fewer
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Ralph Brown
Sergeant Major Sergeant Major   See fewer
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Ben Cross
Semelier Semelier   See fewer
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David Bradley
Father Gionetti Father Gionetti   See fewer
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Alan Ford
Jefferies Jefferies   See fewer
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Antonie Kamerling
Lieutenant Kessel Lieutenant Kessel   See fewer
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Eddie Osei
Emekwi Emekwi   See fewer
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Israel Oyelumade
Jomo (as Israel Aduramo) Jomo (as Israel Aduramo)   See fewer
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Patrick O'Kane
Bession Bession   See fewer
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Cecilia Amati
Little Dutch Girl Little Dutch Girl   See fewer
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Matti Ristinen
Medieval Priest Medieval Priest   See fewer
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Lydia Darly
Sebituana's Wife (as Lidia Darly) Sebituana's Wife (as Lidia Darly)   See fewer
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James Paparella
Boy in Market Boy in Market   See fewer
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Silvio Jimenez Hernandez
Stricken Turkana Worker Stricken Turkana Worker   See fewer
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Yemi Goodman Ajibade
Turkana Shaman Turkana Shaman   See fewer
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Michel Leroy
Tribesman in Hospital Tribesman in Hospital   See fewer
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John Sesay
Turkana Warrior #1 Turkana Warrior #1   See fewer
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Sayoh Lahai
Turkana Warrior #2 Turkana Warrior #2   See fewer
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Alessandro Casula
Preacher with Pazuzu Preacher with Pazuzu   See fewer
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Roberto Davide
Corporal Finn (as Roberto Purvis) Corporal Finn (as Roberto Purvis)   See fewer
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Rupert Degas
The Devil (voice) (uncredited) The Devil (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Forbess
Hospital Clerk (uncredited) Hospital Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.1 / 10 | 30,867 votes