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Old 01-15-2012, 12:11 PM   #651
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I used to think this movie was way overrated, still kinda do, but I like it more than I used to. It's sad that Linda Blair is such an underrated actress.
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Love this film! And yes, as far as i'm concerned it was an still IS the scariest horror movie ever. I'll go as far to say it is arguabley the BEST horror movie of all time, in my opinion.

Here's why; The Exorcist to me, is the total package. There are many different elements required to create a successful horror film, and this one has them all: A scary solid script, strong directing, competent editing, EXCELLENT acting, wonderful make up/sfx, a healthy mix of the gross out factor and old school creepiness, and an extremely eerie and memorable score.

While there are plenty horror films that have many of those qualities, i know of none that have them ALL, except The Exorcist.

A true masterpiece, in my opinion.
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Old 04-21-2013, 05:52 PM   #653
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I was wondering, since there has been so many exorcism type films (its basically a genre now) and the Exorcist inspired them all, were there any influences for the Exorcist itself? Basically, are there any exorcism films that predate it?
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Old 04-21-2013, 06:13 PM   #654
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I was wondering, since there has been so many exorcism type films (its basically a genre now) and the Exorcist inspired them all, were there any influences for the Exorcist itself? Basically, are there any exorcism films that predate it?
Here's one...http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0030092/

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Scariest movie I've ever seen. Watched it for the very first time a few nights ago, & I can see why it was effective. The beginning drags along, mostly because I feel like they were trying to develop the characters, but from the time the major shit starts happening and to the end, it's very fucking solid.

It's been a long, long time since I've been genuinely scared by a movie...to the point where I felt like a little kid looking for monsters under my bed. haha
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