Release Date: 1973
Director: William Friedkin
Starring: Linda Blair, Jason Miller, Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow
Plot: A girl becomes possessed by a demon.
Why it’s recommended: At over 40 years old, The Exorcist is phenomenally written and remarkably acted, it is a classic must see for movie buffs and spoop fans alike. It also gives me another reason not to have kids.
Interesting Fact: The first horror movie to be nominated for Best Picture.
Best Line: “What an excellent day for an exorcism.”
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86% Certified Fresh
*Featured in Steven Schneider’s “101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die”.
*Featured in Steven Schneider’s “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die”.
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