The Untold Truth Of The Exorcist

Few Hollywood films have caused as much controversy as The Exorcist. Its theatrical release in 1973 terrified and outraged audiences with a grotesque tale of possession, and despite barely escaping a bad rating, it made history by becoming the first horror film to earn a Best Picture Oscar nomination. It’s still considered one of the scariest movies ever made, but the intrigue surrounding The Exorcist isn’t limited to its shock value. In fact, some of the most compelling aspects of the movie come from behind the scenes. Here are some lesser-known facts about the classic that’s been “turning heads” for over 40 years…


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