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''Deliver Us From Evil'' is a 2014 horror film based on the actual cases of former NYPD sergeant Ralph Sarchie. It centers around his dealings with several seemingly unrelated cases, but he soon learns that they are all share one common cause: demonic possession.

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''Deliver Us From Evil'' is a 2014 horror film based on the actual cases of former NYPD sergeant Ralph Sarchie.Sarchie starring Creator/EricBana, Èdgar Ramirez, Creator/OliviaMunn, Creator/JoelMcHale, and Creator/SeanHarris. It centers around his dealings with several seemingly unrelated cases, but he soon learns that they are all share one common cause: demonic possession.


* {{Trigger}}: Invocamus Vi Ingredi Ab Inferi

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* DeadpanSnarker: Butler, largely based on Joel [=McHale=]'s own sardonic sense of humor.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Butler, largely based on Joel [=McHale=]'s Creator/JoelMcHale's own sardonic sense of humor.


** If you [[FreezeFrameBonus look carefully at the timestamps]] on the security camera shots in that scene, the exorcism actually lasts about an hour and fifteen minutes total; it seems the audience is only seeing the 'highlights.'



* MirrorScare: Ralph briefly sees Santino in the mirror.

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* MirrorScare: Ralph briefly sees Santino [[spoiler:Marvin, the child molester he murdered,]] in the mirror.

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* BrownNote: Simply reading the incantation graffiti lets it affect you.

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* SoundtrackDissonance: The demon apparently is fond of Jim Morrison and the Doors, because he supernaturally plays "Break On Through" even over the exorcism scene.


* DeadpanSnarker: Butler, largely based on Joel McHale's own sardonic sense of humor.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Butler, largely based on Joel McHale's [=McHale=]'s own sardonic sense of humor.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Butler, largely based on Joel McHale's own sardonic sense of humor.


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* FakeAmerican: Eric Bana (Australian) and Sean Harris (English).



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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse?: We never really find out what became of [[spoiler:Jimmy, the wife-beating third Marine -- Mendoza manages to subdue him, but he and Sarchie are both distracted by the realization that possessed!Santino has killed Butler, and Jimmy is never mentioned again.]]


* LeftHanging: The ultimate fates of [[spoiler:Santino and Jane Crenna's now-orphaned kid -- they both survive the events of the movie, but...]]



* NeverTrustATrailer: Santino asking "now do you believe?", while in the trailer, does not actually make it into the film.

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* NeverTrustATrailer: Santino asking "now do you believe?", while in the trailer, does not actually make it into the film.film, nor does the moment when the demon imitates Sarchie's daughter's voice ("Mommy...?").

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* EyeColourChange: Possessed individuals seem to have black irises, particularly noticeable in Santino's extended exorcism sequence. [[spoiler:When his demon is finally exorcised at the end, his eyes turn back to blue.]]


* KarmaHoudini: It's implied that [[spoiler:Santino will face no consequences for the crimes he committed while possessed, even though the most he could realistically hope for is an insanity plea that would likely lead to him being incarcerated LONGER than a prison sentence.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: It's implied that [[spoiler:Santino will face no consequences for the crimes he committed while possessed, even though the most he could realistically hope for is an insanity plea that would likely lead to him being incarcerated institutionalized LONGER than a prison sentence.]]


* KarmaHoudini: It's implied that [[spoiler:the Marine that Mendoza and Sarchie exorcise at the end will face no consequences for the crimes he committed while possessed, even though the most he could realistically hope for is an insanity plea that would likely lead to him being incarcerated LONGER than a prison sentence.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: It's implied that [[spoiler:the Marine that Mendoza and Sarchie exorcise at the end [[spoiler:Santino will face no consequences for the crimes he committed while possessed, even though the most he could realistically hope for is an insanity plea that would likely lead to him being incarcerated LONGER than a prison sentence.]]


* AnAxToGrind: [[spoiler:Butler]] ends up being killed with a tomahawk. TruthInTelevision applies here, as the man possessed is a former Marine and the tomahawk has made a comeback as a melee weapon and breaching tool among many U.S. military personnel since Vietnam.



* HollywoodExorcism: The exorcism scene does a good job in sticking to real exorcism practices - don't listen to what the demon claims, don't believe it when it pretends the exorcism worked early, getting it to reveal its name means it is bowing to the power of God. But, of course, they had to have the glass shattering and all the other theatrics.

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* HollywoodExorcism: The exorcism scene does a good job in sticking to real exorcism practices - don't listen to what the demon claims, don't believe it when it pretends the exorcism worked early, getting it to reveal its name means it is bowing to the power of God. But, of course, they had to have the glass shattering and all the other theatrics. The exorcism also lasts only a few minutes, whereas a real exorcism typically runs anywhere from days to months.



* KarmaHoudini: It's implied that [[spoiler:the Marine that Mendoza and Sarchie exorcise at the end will face no consequences for the crimes he committed while possessed, even though the most he could realistically hope for is an insanity plea that would likely lead to him being incarcerated LONGER than a prison sentence.]]




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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: The real Ralph Sarchie has gone on record as saying that, while the movie draws inspiration from his experiences, it doesn't actually resemble any cases he worked.


* FailOSuckyname: Jungler. Just... ''Jungler''.

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