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Having lived through traumatizing events during WWII, Father Lankester Merrin takes a sabbatical from the Church to conduct archaeological excavations in British-administered East Africa. Merrin unearths an ancient Byzantine church believed have been built and then immediately buried to keep down evil from the crypt below. The natives are convinced that uncovering the church has unleashed a demon,...

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Directed by

Renny Harlin

Written by

Alexi Hawley (Screenplay)
William Wisher Jr. (Story)
Caleb Carr (Story)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Go back to where the horror began.

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Keywords

priest remake secret devil archaeologist exorcism demonic possession obsession religion and supernatural catholic church paganism crisis of faith relic archaeological dig supernatural horror

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