Lee J. Cobb

The Exorcist

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26 Dec 1973
? R
122 min
William Peter Blatty (written for the screen by), William Peter Blatty (novel)
Won 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 14 nominations.
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.