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Deliver Us From Evil
  • R
  • 1h 58m
  • 2014
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In Deliver Us From Evil, New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana), struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramírez), schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city. Inspired by the book, which details Sarchie’s bone-chilling real-life cases.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Critics Consensus: Director Scott Derrickson continues to have a reliably firm grasp on creepy atmosphere, but Deliver Us from Evil's lack of original scares is reflected in its shopworn title.
Time Out
Nigel Floyd

An impressively staged climactic exorcism compensates in part for the random, far-fetched storytel...

June 25, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times
Bill Stamets

Director Scott Derrickson and his co-writer, Paul Harris Boardman, deliver a routine procedural wi...

June 25, 2017
Chicago Reader
Ben Sachs

Director Scott Derrickson demonstrates a knack for atmosphere but little sense of pacing; some seq...

June 25, 2017
Mark Jenkins

It's time for Derrickson, who also directed The Exorcism of Emily Rose, to master a new ritual.

June 25, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Demon-possession tale based on true story is pretty gory.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Deliver Us from Evil is a demon-possession horror movie that's not to be confused with the 2006 Oscar-nominated documentary of the same name. There's heavy, gory, bloody violence; disgusting corpses; struggling and fighting; guns and knives; children in peril; and scary demons. There's also a subplot about a child molester/murderer. Language is strong, including several uses of "f--k." A main character is a recovering drug addict who still drinks whisky and smokes cigarettes to get by. There are some brief, minor sexual situations. The movie is supposedly based on the true story of Bronx cop Ralph Sarchie, who published a book about his experiences, which may give older teens something to talk about.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Mystery, Thriller, Horror
  • Release Date:July 2, 2014
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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