The Exorcist
Released
1973
Directed by
William Friedkin
Tagline
Something beyond comprehension is happening to a little girl on this street
in this house. A man has been called for as a last resort to try and save her. That man is The Exorcist.
Produced by
William Peter Blatty
Screenplay by
William Peter Blatty
Actors
Max von Sydow
Ellen Burstyn
Linda Blair
Lee J. Cobb
William Peter Blatty
Jason Miller
Mercedes McCambridge
Jack MacGowran
Barton Heyman
Peter Masterson
Titos Vandis
Donna Mitchell
William O'Malley
Eileen Dietz
Kitty Winn
Robert Symonds
Robert Gerringer
Mason Curry
Arthur Storch
Rudolf Schündler
John Mahon
Roy Cooper
Mary Boylan
Dick Callinan
Toni Darnay
Ron Faber
Wallace Rooney
Vasiliki Maliaros
Bernard Eismann
Joanne Dusseau
Gina Petrushka
Vincent Russell
Thomas Bermingham
Paul Bateson
Elinore Blair
John Nicola
Yvonne Jones
Don LaBonte
Beatrice Hunter
Netflix Rating
R (USA)
Rated
R (USA)
Netflix Genre
Classics
Horror Classics
Satanic Stories
Cult Horror
Netflix Format
DVD
Genres (Film)
Horror
Sequel
Exorcist II: The Heretic
Prequel
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist
Exorcist: The Beginning
Category
Film

The Exorcist

The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. The book, inspired by the 1949 exorcism case of Roland Doe, deals with the demonic possession of a 12-year-old girl and her mother's desperate attempts to win back her child through an exorcism conducted by two priests. The film features Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Jason Miller, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb, and Mercedes McCambridge. It ... more on Wikipedia

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