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Exorcist: The Beginning

When a young local boy begins to behave strangely, it becomes more and more apparent to Merrin that the child is a victim of demonic possession

Details

-- Box Office --
Released: Aug 20th, 2004
Budget: $50,000,000.00
Revenue: N/A
-- General Information --
Rating: R
Runtime: 114 Minutes
Genres: Horror / Thriller
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IMDB: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: N/A
Metascore N/A

Exorcist: The Beginning Main Cast

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Stellan Skarsgård
plays Father Merrin
Izabella Scorupco
Izabella Scorupco
plays Sarah
James D'Arcy
James D'Arcy
plays Father Francis
Remy Sweeney
Remy Sweeney
plays Joseph
Julian Wadham
Julian Wadham
plays Major Granville
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): In 1949, Kenya would have been pronounced "Keen-ya" instead of "Kehn-ya," as it is today. The pronunciation change came about in 1963 when Kenya became independent from British rule. Characters in the movie use the modern pronunciation instead of the old.
  • Movie Goof (revealing mistake): When Father Merrin pushes Father Francis against the wall, it wobbles.
  • Morgan Creek Productions fired Paul Schrader after he had submitted a completed movie, saying that he had given them "footage without any of the bloody violence the backers had wanted". He had already made it clear in interviews that he was making more of a psychological drama than an all-out gore-fest. He was fired and Renny Harlin was hired to re-shoot the movie. Almost 90% of the movie was re-shot and at least two characters have been dropped from Paul Schrader's version of the movie. Following the lackluster reception to Harlin's version, though, Schrader's version was finally released as Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005).
  • Ryan Phillippe and Kerr Smith were both considered for the role of Father William Francis.
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Movie Series/Collection

The Exorcist
1973
- The Exorcist
Exorcist II: The Heretic
1977
- Exorcist II: The Heretic
The Exorcist III
1990
- The Exorcist III
Exorcist: The Beginning
2004
- Exorcist: The Beginning

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