Film: The Devil Inside
The Devil Inside is a 2012 Found Footage Horror film focusing on a supposed exorcism and the aftermath thereof. Costing $1 million to produce and approximately $10 million to promote, the film made over $35 million in its first week and over $100 million worldwide overall, making it a commercial success despite panning by the critics. Notably, though, its lack of anything resembling an ending caused some audience to break out in jeers.Not to be confused with the survival horror game of the same name.
Provides Examples Of:
- Advertised Extra: The nun who appears on the front appears in one scene in the middle of the movie as a background character and has nothing to do with the possession.
- Camera Abuse: As par the course with possession movies.
- Cat Scare: An Angry Guard Dog barks at the protagonist. Many a reviewer declare it's the scariest scene.
- Covers Always Lie: The poster image that even adorns the Nuns Are Spooky page? Only a background character who stares at the camera during a montage.
- Demonic Possession: Happens to the mother and later David and Isabella, among others.
- Driven to Suicide: David
- Dropped a Bridge on Him: Happens to all the main characters in the ending.
- Evil Sounds Deep: Everyone who gets possessed starts talking gutturally.
- Found Footage: With the excuse of both security and documentary footage.
- Large Ham: Suzan Crowley as Maria Rossi, given Evil Is Hammy.
- Menstrual Menace: A possessed woman spews her menstrual blood at the camera.
- No Ending: One of the most egregious and notorious cases. At the end of what would be the second act of most films, the story comes to a ha- The events of this film have never been fully explained. Visit therossifiles.com for more information on the ongoing investigation. Yes, that is exactly how the film ends.
- Adding insult to injury, the website doesn't even exist anymore.
- Ripped from the Headlines: The film begun as one of the writers read about the Vatican offering an exorcism course. And the name Maria Rossi comes from a real killer as well. And all real facts stop here.