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Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen
When a 12-year old girl is possessed by demons, a young priest takes it upon himself to selflessly save her at the behest of her famous movie-star mother.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"there's something elemental about The Exorcist, even with the new hopeful ending that betrays the bleak original."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"The new version's amendments, for the most part, are distracting and sometimes unintentionally funny."
‑ Steve Murray, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"The movie's eerie quietude is gone."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"It weaves a frightening spell right from the get-go."
‑ Margaret A. McGurk, Cincinnati Enquirer
"Is it better for the additional material? That's debatable. Is it still the scariest film of all time? Watch it for yourself and try to disagree."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
"A brilliant horror film."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Besides the performances, which are uniformly strong, what's so terrific about "The Exorcist" is how it's in no hurry to get to the meat of its horror. Unlike today's horror movies, it isn't exploitative. It's about its characters."
‑ Christopher Smith, Bangor Daily News (Maine)
"...Still a thrill to watch after all these years, so full it's hard to absorb in one showing, so affecting it will still keep you awake at night. But maybe for different reasons."
‑ John R. McEwen, Film Quips Online
"An expanded DVD version of the classic tale about demonic possession and exorcism."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"The Exorcist (1973) is the sensational, shocking horror story about devil possession and the exorcism of the demonic spirits from a young, innocent girl (of a divorced family)"
‑ Tim Dirks, Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
"Still jolting."
‑ Jay Carr, Boston Globe
"I went prepared to be scared, and woke up sleep-walking two nights in a row after I saw it. Isn't that what horror movies are supposed to do?"
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"It's a little longer and a little more concerned with story. Its bark has grown though, and there's still no serious challenger to its title of 'The Greatest Horror Movie Ever Made'."
‑ Ron Wells, Film Threat
"If you want to know what the 1970s were all about, this is probably required viewing. ...frankly, a reissue of "Earthquake" in Sensurround would have been a lot more fun."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"There is no doubting this is a traumatic film, but whether or not you enjoy it will depend on what you're looking for."
‑ Matt Ford, BBC.com
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