The Exorcist III
The Exorcist III (1990)

The second sequel to the landmark 1973 horror film The Exorcist, this horror outing has little to do with the previous two. This time, the story centers on a police detective who for the past 15 years has been obsessed with solving a series… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: August 17, 1990
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2001
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Exorcist III is a talky, literary sequel with some scary moments that rival anything from the original.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Suggests that Blatty had seen and loved many films without ever really paying attention to how they worked.

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Rob Gonsalves

I'll call it a noble failure.

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Scott Weinberg

Seriously scary in a few spots, but dry and overly verbose for the most part.

Brian Orndorf

Exorcist III wields a mighty sword of scares and contemplation, drilling into those primal areas of nail-chewing tension...This film is a humdinger.

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Steve Crum

Unnecessary sequel to sequel with top cast.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

For my money, it's everything The Exorcist should have been, but never quite was.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

A good chunk of The Exorcist III is taken up by a series of sit-down chats; close-ups of Scott's ugly mug are the only half-frightening thing on the screen.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Better than the other Exocist sequels.

Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Amazing! A sequel that stands on its own and still creeps me out at times.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
The Exorcist III should have been called by its original title, Legion. But due to marketing issues, the studio felt that it would succeed more under an… More
Wahida K
If you dont appreciate your time, watch this Movie. lol Every good creation has 3 sides The Exorcist 3 doesnt count!
David Ladd
A number of brutal and ritualistic-type murders that have taken place in Georgetown has police Let. Bill Kinderman, George C. Scott, deeply concerned. Lt.… More
Cassandra Maples
William Peter Blatty can really write. Prose and dialogue. No argument. But can he direct a movie? On the strength of 'Exorcist III,' yes he can. This… More
Edward Boxler
(Review coming soon)
Lafe Fredbjornson
This movie creeped the hell out of me and gave me nightmares. I'm often afraid to re-watch it. There are a few scenes to make you jump out of your chair. I… More

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