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Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen (2000)



Critic Consensus: The Exorcist has withstood the test of time, and it still has that renegade feel and the power to shock.

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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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Critic Reviews for Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen

All Critics (82) | Top Critics (25)

there's something elemental about The Exorcist, even with the new hopeful ending that betrays the bleak original.

May 8, 2001

There is no doubting this is a traumatic film, but whether or not you enjoy it will depend on what you're looking for.

April 25, 2001 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

In an era when many films compete to scare the hell out of you, The Exorcist remains one of the few able to successfully scare the hell into you, a feat which assuredly deserves another go-round.

February 13, 2001

A brilliant horror film.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

The scares were sometimes cheap, but they weren't stupid.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3.5/4

Still a shocker.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen

I saw this version and found it a little better than the original, but the beginning is boring and confusing.

Rodrigo Ramirez Corona
Rodrigo Ramirez Corona

Super Reviewer

The greatest horror film ever made. It doesn't scare me or anything, but it is really well made and is one of my favorite movies.

Matt Goodman
Matt Goodman

Super Reviewer

Even better than the original that seemed to be flawless. The few key scenes they do add are amazing, I can't imagine the crab walk not being part of the experience now. I feel like the pacing is even better, there's more time spent with the characters and an even more mystifying tone to it. It will always be the horror movie that got me crazy about the genre, there's no way you can see this and not be utterly blown away. It's realistic, creepy and beautiful. William Friedken's level of detail is amazing and unmatched in the context of the release and expectations in horror movies at the time.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

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