Dec 26, 1973: The Exorcist opens. On this day in 1973, The Exorcist, a horror film starring the actress Linda Blair as a girl possessed by an evil spirit, makes its debut in theaters; it will go on to earn a reputation as one of the scariest movies in history. The Exorcist was based on William Peter Blatty's 1971 novel of the same name. In the film, Blair played Regan, a sweet 12-year-old girl who begins suffering bouts of bizarre behavior.
.The Exorcist (1973) Regan MacNeil, a 12-year-old who is possessed by the devil. After exhausting all other practical options, Regan’s mother, Chris, acknowledges the supernatural nature of her daughter’s condition and recruits Father Damien Karras to stage an exorcism....50 horror movies posters..FEB16