The Exorcist III

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Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. It eventually leads him to a catatonic patient in a psychiatric hospital who has recently started to speak, claiming he is the The Gemini and detailing the murders, but bears a striking resemblance to Father Damien Karras.

  1. William Peter Blatty

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. George C. Scott

    George C. Scott

    Lt. William 'Bill' Kinderman

  2. Ed Flanders

    Ed Flanders

    Father Joseph Kevin Dyer

  3. Brad Dourif

    Brad Dourif

    James Venamun / The Gemini Killer

  4. Jason Miller

    Jason Miller

    Father Damien Karras / Patient X

  5. Nicol Williamson

    Nicol Williamson

    Father Morning

  6. Scott Wilson

    Scott Wilson

    Dr. Temple

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue $39,024,251.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • August 17, 1990
    R, Theatrical



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A review by talisencrw

By talisencrw

Very good sequel retains the high standard Blatty's original screenplay set!

In going through the original 'Exorcist' trilogy (I have the DVD 6-pack, with the two versions of the remarkable original, as well as the two recent prequels, so far unwatched), I was intrigued of seeing Oscar-winning writer William Peter Blatty's second stint behind the camera (for the record, I adored his 'The Ninth Configuration', done a decade prior), especially for the franchise that became his bread-and-butter (though I loved two films he earlier had co-wrote: 'A Shot in the Dark' and 'The Omega Man').

He o... read the rest.

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