R | | Horror
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
Stanley Kubrick wanted to direct the film, but only if he could produce it himself. As the studio was worried that he would go over budget and over schedule, it eventually settled on Mark Rydell, but William Peter Blatty insisted on William Friedkin instead. After a standoff with the studio, which initially ... ...
They've found something... small pieces.
At the beginning of the exorcism, Regan's blanket is yellow. Towards the end, when Father Karras is checking her heart, the blanket is blue.
There are no opening credits after the title. Although it is commonplace now, it was unheard of in 1973.
English, Latin, Greek, French, German, Arabic, Kurdish
£151,714 (UK) (19 June 1998)
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