The novel and the movie of The Exorcist was based on a documented exorcism that happen back in 1949. Of course, in the movie the exorcism was done on a young girl, in the documents it was done on a twelve year old boy. The Exorcist is about a demonic possession of a young girl. Her mother is afraid of losing her, and in her desperate attempt to win back her daughter that she misses so much, she has an exorcism conducted on her by several priests. One of the reasons why this movie is so great is because of all the great actors that take part in this movie. Some of the stars of the film are Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Kitty Winn, and Linda Blair. If you have never seen this movie, you are going to find out that it is like nothing that you have ever seen. In fact, there have been a lot of movies that have tried to captured the same effect as The Exorcist, but none have been able to do it. In fact, there has been a number of Exorcist movies that have come out, but after you see the first one and what it did for the time period it was in, you will see why this one is the best. Of course, you should keep in mind that this is not a movie that you should let your young children watch, or read the book. This is based on things that could be too scary for a child to see.
The Exorcist is a great movie, but it is not a movie that you can watch with your whole family. This is a movie that is rated R, and for good reasons. Some of the things that are done in the movie are not things that even some adults like to see, never the less kids. This is not just the movie that set the standards for horror films for known reasons. This is a movie that can show you how real horror films are suppose to be, and that is what makes it great. In fact, I do not think that we would have as many of the horror films that we have today, if it was not for The Exorcist. This is by far one of my favorite scary movies of all time, and after yo see it, you will know why. Also, keep in mind that this movie is a classic, and a movie that you are going to want to own for your DVD collection.