The Exorcist (1973) Movie Review

by: canto1408     Published on: 23 September 2016

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This is my review of William Friedkin’s 1973 horror-drama masterpiece The Exorcist, which is based on William Peter Blatty’s novel of the same name. After my review on the movie, I have an interview with college professor William Burns, where he gives his thoughts on this film.Release Date: December 26, 1973 (USA)Genre: Drama, Horror, ThrillerCast: Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Father William O’ Malley, Eileen Dietz, Mercedes McCambridge, Rudolf SchündlerWritten by William Peter Blatty Based on the book by William Peter BlattyProduced by William Peter BlattyDirected by William Friedkin Plot: A little girl becomes possessed by an evil spirit, possibly the spirit of Satan himself. Now a troubled priest, who is struggling with his faith in God, and an elderly exorcist are the only ones who can save this little girl.