Lean, surprisingly effective sequel to the 1973 horror classic. Fifteen years have passed since Father Damien Karras died while performing the exorcism that freed young Regan McNeil from demonic possession. His best friends, smart-mouthed Father Dyer (Ed Flanders) and weary police
lieutenant Kinderman (George C. Scott) meet annually to mark the anniversary of Karras' death. This year things are more somber than usual: Kinderman is troubled by the grisly mutilation murder of a young boy. Soon, a priest is murdered in his confessional; then Dyer is killed in his hospital bed
and mysteriously drained of blood. Kinderman's investigation leads him to a hospital for the ...