Washington, the present. A little girl is possessed by the devil…..
William Peter Blatty, who adapted his own novel, and director William Friedkin have released hallucinations and nightmares upon their public. As a result, there is a renewed interest in horror movies by the producers. On the basis of that and the amount of success the film has, we can say that The Exorcist is as influential for the horror film as 2001: A Space Odyssey was for the sci-fi film.