Exorcist: The Beginning

2004, Movie, R, 100 mins

Renny Harlin's pokey, blood-spattered, cheap-scare-larded prequel tells the story of disillusioned Father Lankester Merrin — the veteran expeller of demons played by Max von Sydow in THE EXORCIST (1973) — whose faith was lost in Nazi-occupied Holland and recovered in British postcolonial Africa. The sixth-century prologue establishes a tone of garish cruelty: A lone priest, disheveled and traumatized, wanders through a dusty sea of corpses — bludgeoned, impaled, nailed to inverted crosses — and finds a small, grotesque likeness of the demon Pazuzu. Flash forward to 1949: Archeologist Lancaster Merrin (Stellan Skarsgard, who has some of von Sydow's solemn gravity) is ...
Released: 2004 Rated: R Length: 100 mins

Are You Watching?

Exorcist: The Beginning
Loading ...

Where To Watch

Exorcist: The Beginning
ONLINE
Where Price
iTunes$9.99
Amazon Instant Video$6.99
Amazon Instant Video$8.99
Amazon Instant Video$3.99
Amazon Instant Video$2.99
VUDU$2.99
ON TV
Where When
Loading..
ON DEMAND
Where Availability
Availability dates vary by video service provider. Please check your On Demand menu.
ON DVD
Where Price
NetflixSubscription
Netflix$$$
Amazon$49.74

Exorcist: The Beginning Clips & Interviews view all

The Exorcist: The Beginning Scene 4
The Exorcist: The Beginning Scene 3
The Exorcist: The Beginning Scene 2
Exorcist: The Beginning - You Must Be Careful

more Exorcist: The Beginning videos

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular