When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
“The Exorcist” is a horror movie that was released in 1973. It was directed by William Friedkin and written by William Peter Blatty, who also wrote the novel of the same name on which the movie is based.
The movie tells the story of a young girl named Regan who becomes possessed by a demonic entity. Her mother seeks the help of two priests to perform an exorcism and save her daughter.
The movie was highly controversial at the time of its release due to its graphic and disturbing content, including scenes of violence, sexual themes, and blasphemy. Despite this, it was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $441 million worldwide and receiving 10 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, and winning two.
“The Exorcist” is considered a classic of the horror genre and has had a significant impact on popular culture. It has spawned several sequels, prequels, and adaptations, as well as numerous parodies and references in other movies, TV shows, and media.