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The Exorcist III
Directed by William Peter Blatty • 1990 • United States
Starring George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif
For more than fifteen years, Police Lieutenant Kinderman (George C. Scott) has been haunted by the death of his friend Father Damien Karras. Now, on the fifteenth anniversary of the exorcism that claimed the priest’s life, Kinderman’s world is once again shattered when a boy is found decapitated and savagely crucified. It’s just the beginning of a nightmare series of bizarre religious murders that bear the hallmarks of the infamous Gemini Killer—who died in the electric chair fifteen years earlier. But when a psychopath claiming to be the Gemini Killer reveals intimate, gruesome details that only the true killer could possibly know, Kinderman is confronted with a horrifying truth that he cannot explain—and that will shake him to the core. THE EXORCIST III is author/filmmaker William Peter Blatty’s personal vision of what followed after THE EXORCIST. Like the original, it combines elements of a detective story, a theological puzzle, and an unforgettable study in terror.