The Last Exorcism
The Last Exorcism (2010)

Disillusioned charlatan Reverend Cotton Marcus (Patrick Fabian) comes face to face with pure evil after recruiting a documentary film crew to capture the final exorcism of his career. For years, Reverend Marcus has taken advantage of the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 27, 2010
DVD Release Date: January 4, 2011
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It doesn't fully deliver on the chilly promise of its Blair Witch-style premise, but The Last Exorcism offers a surprising number of clever thrills.

Glenn Kenny
MSN Movies

The only thing finally astonishing about The Last Exorcism is its goofiness.

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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

A creepy, smartly written and very entertaining low-budget chiller.

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Alasdair Morton

The film is at its most chilling, though, when considering the possibility for cruelty that is created when powerful emotions (grief, guilt) are coupled with devout belief.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The latest entry in the pseudo-documentary horror film sweepstakes, The Last Exorcism has its terrifying moments and its silly ones.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

An unusually restrained and genuinely eerie little movie perched at the intersection of faith, folklore and female puberty.

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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

It all makes for interesting, and even terrifying, viewing at times. But it's not very smart and far too predictable.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

The credibility of faux-documentary filmmaking relies on clear plotting and convincing, semi-improvised acting.

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Sean O'Connell
Washington Post

Stamm creates an anxious psychological horror that's vaguely familiar yet refreshingly original.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A bad 12 minutes before the credits is all it takes to undo the goodwill generated by a generally sturdy 74 minutes preceding.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A competent mockumentary that employs a precise pacing to follow a charlatan Reverend who exploits people for money until he encounters more than he bargained… More
Tyler Robertson
I've always had a soft spot for exorcism movies. Sure, they've been overdone and a lot of them have sucked. However, The Last Exorcism looked like it… More
Everett Johnson
*** The first time I watched this was when it first came out, and I watched it on a bootleg copy. I wasn't really in the mood for a movie, but watched it… More
Christopher Heim
A pretty intriguing spin on the typical exorcism story. It's just unfortunate that the filmmakers drop the ball so hard at the end but the movie is still… More
Directors Cat
[img][/img] The found-footage genre has been abused so many times since The Blair Witch… More
Stuart Brooks
Was ok up until the ridiculous ending