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Exorcist II
The Heretic

17th June 1977
1h 58m
5/10 MetaCritic 39/100 Rotten Tomatoes 10% IMDb 3.8/10 Avg: 3.4/10

Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican investigator and a hypnotic research specialist free her from its grasp?

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 1:27am.
Filmaholics generally rate this film as okay and describe it as Disappointing.
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Cast and Crew

Linda Blair
Linda Blair Regan MacNeil
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 17
Louise Fletcher
Louise Fletcher
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 42
Ned Beatty
Ned Beatty
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 39
Max von Sydow
Max von Sydow
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 47
Ken Renard
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 71
Dana Plato
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 12
Marianne Muellerleile
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 28
George Skaff
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 47
Richard Paul
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 36
Charles Parks
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 36
Robert Lussier
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 42
Shane Butterworth
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 7
Hank Garrett
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 45
Barbara Cason
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 48
Rose Portillo
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 23
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 45
Paul Henreid
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 68
Kitty Winn
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 32
Richard Burton
Approx Filming Approx Age ≈ 51

Cinematography

William A. Fraker

Editor

Tom Priestley

Special Effects

Albert Whitlock

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Did you know?

The original cast and crew of The Exorcist were very much opposed to a sequel, but Linda Blair was convinced to return by what she considered to be a good script. After many rewrites Blair thought the script had become a mess but was contractually obligated to complete the film.

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Follows
The Exorcist (1973)
Followed by
The Exorcist III (1990)

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