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Horror Fans Remember ‘The Exorcist’ Ahead of Upcoming Direct Sequel ‘The Exorcist: Believer’

‘The Exorcist’ is one of the best horror films of all time. Fans of the genre celebrate the movie ahead of ‘The Exorcist: Believer’ release date.

1973’s The Exorcist remains one of the most formative horror films of all time — influencing demonic possession narratives for decades to come. With The Exorcist: Believer coming to theaters on October 6, 2023 — and the recent 50th-anniversary theatrical rerelease of the original movie — fans have taken to Twitter to express their love for the frightful film. 

We rewatch this movie every spooky season…and it never gets old

Linda Blair’s Regan MacNeil is still just as terrifying half a century later

Ellen Burstyn and Linda Blair made the perfect mother-daughter duo

Unlike the oft-snubbed films of its genre, ‘The Exorcist’ is an Oscar winner

It still takes our breath away

Not everything went off without a hitch behind the scenes…

A glimpse behind the scenes…

Contemporary horror films struggle to rival the classic

Simply perfect

We are thrilled that Burstyn returned for ‘The Exorcist: Believer’ 

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