A visiting actress in Washington, D.C., notices dramatic and dangerous changes in the behavior and physical make-up of her 12-year-old daughter. Meanwhile, a young priest at nearby Georgetown University begins to doubt his faith while dealing with his mother’s terminal sickness. And, book-ending the story, a frail, elderly priest recognizes the necessity for a show-down with an old demonic enemy.
William Friedkin Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn 26 Dec 1973 (USA) Won 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 14 nominations. tt0070047 , Exorcism, Holy Water, Religion And Supernatural, Vomit, Christian, Possession, Profanity, Priest, Ouija Board, Satan, Paranormal Phenomena, Girl, Demon, Strong Language, Disturbed Child, Crisis Of Faith, Sfx