History Film / TheExorcist

8th Jul '16 3:10:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheMentor: Father Merrin in his mentor role to Father Karras. Subverted, in that [[spoiler: neither of them make it out alive]].



* TheObiWan: Father Merrin in his mentor role to Father Karras. Subverted, in that [[spoiler: neither of them make it out alive]].
10th May '16 11:45:39 AM AnotherGuy
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* LightIsNotGood[=/=]DarkIsNotEvil: The scene when Merrin arrives (as seen in the poster image above), the priest is clad in black, while white light emanates from the demon's room.
10th May '16 11:38:56 AM AnotherGuy
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Pazuzu remarks that an Exorcism would bring Regan, Karras, and him together, [[spoiler: he was right because he ends up possessing Karras.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: {{Foreshadowing}}:
** The two dogs mindlessly attacking each other in the street, as Merrin mentions "evil against evil".
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When Pazuzu remarks that an Exorcism would bring Regan, Karras, and him together, [[spoiler: he was right because he ends up possessing Karras.]]
9th Apr '16 1:11:52 PM Sadsharks
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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, {{Creator/WilliamFriedkin}}, doesn't view it as such).

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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, {{Creator/WilliamFriedkin}}, {{Creator/William Friedkin}}, doesn't view it as such).
9th Apr '16 1:11:36 PM Sadsharks
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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, [[Creator/WilliamFriedkin]], doesn't view it as such).

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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, [[Creator/WilliamFriedkin]], {{Creator/WilliamFriedkin}}, doesn't view it as such).
9th Apr '16 1:11:11 PM Sadsharks
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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, [[Director/WilliamFriedkin]], doesn't view it as such).

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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, [[Director/WilliamFriedkin]], [[Creator/WilliamFriedkin]], doesn't view it as such).
9th Apr '16 1:11:00 PM Sadsharks
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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, William Friedkin, doesn't view it as such).

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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, William Friedkin, [[Director/WilliamFriedkin]], doesn't view it as such).
2nd Apr '16 10:44:27 PM JulianLapostat
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!!''Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist''

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!!''Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist''Exorcist'' (directed by Creator/PaulSchrader)
31st Mar '16 12:28:58 PM Mdumas43073
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Based on [[Literature/TheExorcist a novel]] by William Peter Blatty, [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory and inspired by]] what was supposedly ([[http://www.examiner.com/history-in-baltimore/the-not-so-real-life-story-that-inspired-the-exorcist it's been disputed]]) an actual documented exorcism from 1949, ''The Exorcist'' is the terrifying, shocking tale of an originally rather cute 12-year-old girl named Regan [=McNeil=] and the efforts of her mother Chris, a famous film actress, her mom's secretary Sharon, and a pair of priests to save the poor girl's soul from the ravages of a powerful, malign entity called Pazuzu.

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Based on the [[Literature/TheExorcist a 1971 novel]] by William Peter Blatty, [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory and inspired by]] what was supposedly ([[http://www.examiner.com/history-in-baltimore/the-not-so-real-life-story-that-inspired-the-exorcist it's been disputed]]) an actual documented exorcism from 1949, ''The Exorcist'' is the terrifying, shocking tale of an originally rather cute 12-year-old girl named Regan [=McNeil=] and the efforts of her mother Chris, a famous film actress, her mom's secretary Sharon, and a pair of priests to save the poor girl's soul from the ravages of a powerful, malign entity called Pazuzu.
31st Mar '16 12:22:26 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror (though the director, William Friedkin, doesn't view it as such) film.

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''The Exorcist'' is a 1973 ReligiousHorror film (though the director, William Friedkin, doesn't view it as such) film.
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