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The Possessed (1977)

Unrated | | Horror | TV Movie 1 May 1977
A former priest, now an exorcist, battles the Satanic forces that are threatening the students at a girls school.

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Jerry Thorpe
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Farentino ... Kevin Leahy
Claudette Nevins ... Ellen Sumner
Eugene Roche ... Sgt. Taplinger
Harrison Ford ... Paul Winjam
Ann Dusenberry ... Weezie Sumner
Diana Scarwid ... Lane
Joan Hackett ... Louise Gelson
Dinah Manoff ... Celia
Carol Jones ... Alex
P.J. Soles ... Marty
Ethelinn Block Ethelinn Block ... Barry
Susan Walden ... Student
Lawrence Bame Lawrence Bame
James R. Parkes James R. Parkes
Catherine Cunneff Catherine Cunneff
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A former priest, now an exorcist, battles the Satanic forces that are threatening the students at a girls school.

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Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Possessed See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Released just prior to Star Wars, which made Harrison Ford a star. See more »

Quotes

Louise Gelson: I was just thinking.
Paul Winjam: Mistake, alway a mistake. Every day I dissect animals that don't and they're much happier.
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A small screen version of The Exorcist
24 January 2019 | by GOWBTWSee all my reviews

Made for TV movies are fun. "The Possessed" is like a small screen version of "The Exorcist". Only easier to see. A priest(James Farentino) who was involved in a car accident gets a second chance at life following his ordeal with alcohol and disbelief. He would go to this all-girls school which next year would be coed. Bad things happen in the school. Things were catching on fire, the graduating class get a little scare when the valedictorian gets mysteriously burned during practice. And most of all, the biology teacher(Harrison Ford) gets engulfed by the flames after he saved the student, earlier. The priest takes action against the evil that terrorized the school. Despite being a TV movie, it does have a great cast. Eventhough Ford's role was small. It was made by Warner Bros. Still good to enjoy. 2 out of 5 stars


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