The Exorcist

Released Date
December 26, 1973
Distributor
Warner Bros.
Genre
Horror
Rating
R
Budget
$11,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$232,906,145 + $136,017,945 = $441,306,145
63

Linda Blair

as Regan MacNeil

89

Ellen Burstyn

as Chris MacNeil

1929-2020

Max von Sydow

as Father Lankester Merrin

1939-2001

Jason Miller

as Father/Dr. Damien Karras S.J.

1916-2004

Mercedes McCambridge

as voice of The Demon

1911-1976

Lee J. Cobb

as Lieutenant William F. Kinderman

About The Exorcist

When a 12-year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

About

Regarded as one of the premiere horror films of all time, the William Friedkin-directed movie sees a mother enlist the help of a couple of priests in order to save her daughter who became possessed by a mysterious entity. 

Trivia

The film was adapted from William Peter Blatty's novel of the same name, which was inspired by the 1949 exorcism of Roland Doe. It was nominated for ten Academy Awards, and was the first first horror film to be nominated for Best Picture.