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Questions tagged [the-exorcist]

1973's American horror film based on 1971's novel of the same name. Had a significant influence on popular culture.

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Is Pazuzu from “The Exorcist” a fallen angel or a demon god

Is Pazuzu from the horror movie "The Exorcist" really the same demon god in Ancient Assyrian mythology or is he just a typical Judeo-Christian fallen angel? I kind of find it weird that the two ...
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Why did Pazuzu not possess Regan after Damien got killed?

At the end of The Exorcist, when Father Damien got possessed and killed himself, why didn't Pazuzu enter Regan's body again?
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Who placed the crucifix under Regan's pillow in The Exorcist?

In "The Exorcist", Regan's mother Chris finds a crucifix under the girl's pillow and asks each member of the household staff if they placed the crucifix there. Is it revealed anywhere in the film how ...
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Why does the demon that possesses Regan react to the “fake” holy water?

In The Exorcist, why does the demon that possesses Regan react to the “fake” holy water sprinkled by Father Karras? It’s hard to believe that the demon mistakes the tap water for water blessed by a ...