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Repossessed (1990)

Parody of The Exorcist (1973), with Linda Blair once again possessed by Satan, and Leslie Nielsen as the exorcist.

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It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the devil from little Nancy Aglet, but now Nancy has grown up and has a family, the demon returns and repossesses Nancy. With Father Mayii unwilling to help, Father Luke Brophy tries his best to help Nancy, even when TV's Ernest Weller plans to air the exorcism live on TV. Written by Film_FanUk

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The Devil's back. But he's never dealt with an exorcist like this!

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In the Exorcist Linda Blair played a girl named Reagan. In this movie her name is Nancy. Nancy Reagan. See more »

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Nancy's shoes change from dark slippers to yellow pumps when she runs from the TV to the bedroom. See more »

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Nancy: Excuse me, doctor?
TV Doctor: Oh I'm not a doctor but I do play one on TV that's why I recommend...
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The film opens with a stereo effects 'bumper' with the logo "BFD"; a parody of the Lucasfilm "THX" sound system bumper. See more »

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References Lost in Space (1965) See more »

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Repossessed
Music and Lyrics by Charles Fox and Cindy Valentine Leone (as Cindy Valentine)
Published by Anabasis Music (BMI) and Another Level Music (BMI)
Performed by Cindy Valentine Leone (as Cindy Valentine)
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Unfunny Spoof of The Exorcist
2 April 2012 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Repossessed (1990)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Seventeen years after having the Devil removed from her soul, adult Nancy Aglet (Linda Blair) finds herself possessed yet again so she brings back Father Mayii (Leslie Nelson) but this time a fake preacher (Ned Beatty) wants to put it on live television to make some money. A spoof of THE EXORCIST with Linda Blair returning and Nelson coming off THE NAKED GUN should have meant a sure-fire hit but sadly this is a rather boring, unfunny and at times painfully bad movie that probably had more cash in its eye than anything else. There's so much that could have been done with the material but this is a perfect example of why certain films work and why others don't. Stuff like AIRPLANE, HOT SHOTS and THE NAKED GUN work because of the talented screenwriters who make the jokes work. Writer-director Bob Logan simply doesn't get the material to work for a number of reasons but the biggest is that the jokes are all rather lame and just seem forced. One such example of Blair fixing her kids pea soup. Another has a priest saying something about "head" and it of course being taken the wrong way. The stuff with the preacher and his wife is so forced and annoying that it just never gets any laughs. Even worse is how the story structure is because for the most part we see Nelson teaching in front of a class and then we see the "other" story dealing with Blair. We go back and forth between the two and usually we get Nelson making a few comments but those two are unfunny. Nelson seems bored in his part and Beatty simply overplays his. Blair doesn't give a very good performance but I'm not going to blame her since the material just wasn't right and she appears to really be forcing herself to try and get laughs. REPOSSESSED should have worked and probably could have worked in better hands but as it is the movie is just cheap and weak.


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