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The Rite (2011) Horror Movie Review

User Score: 53% Like of 90 Total Votes

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The Rite (2011)

The Rite stars one of my favorite actors, Anthony Hopkins. Hopkins delivers an excellent performance in this duel role. The side of the skeptic is kept in the mix at all times and i loved the eerie mood maintained throughout the horror movie. This felt like a nice companion to The Exorcist. An updated for the modern times and graphically appealing demon movie to watch a few times as replay value is there. The Rite makes good with leaving you questioning yourself about all those demons and angels questions and balancing our modern existence with science. The weirdest scenes are the possession of the pregnant girl and the possession "scary faces" that were created.

The Rite favorite quote: Father Lucas Trevant says "Be careful Michael, choosing not to believe in the devil doesn’t protect you from him."

Inspired by true events, this supernatural thriller follows a seminary student (Colin O’Donoghue) sent to study exorcism at the Vatican in spite of his own doubts about the controversial practice and even his own faith. Only when sent to apprentice with legendary Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who has performed thousand of exorcisms, does his armor of skepticism begin to fall. Drawn into a troubling case that transcends even Father Lucas’s skill, the young seminarian glimpses a phenomenon science can’t explain or control – and an evil so violent and terrifying that it forces him to question everything he believes.

Synopsis:

An American seminary student travels to Italy to take an exorcism course.

About The Rite (2011)

Title: The Rite
Year: 2011
Starring: Rutger Hauer, Anthony Hopkins, Torrey DeVitto, Alice Braga, Toby Jones, Chris Marquette, Don Kress, Colin O'Donoghue, Ciarán Hinds, Cecilia Dazzi, Attila Bardóczy, Nadia Kibout, Anita Pititto, Sandor Baranyai, Fabiola Balestriere, Marta Gastini, Anikó Vincze, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Adriano Aragon, Arianna Veronesi, Peter Arpesella, Andrea Calligari, Jasper Jacob, Nico Toffoli, Ben Cheetham, Marija Karan, Rosa Pianeta, Giampiero Ingrassia, Rosario Tedesco
Runtime: 114 minutes
Director: Mikael Håfström
Reviewer:
Score: 3.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 2.65/5 stars from 90 users. Reviews: 90.
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13




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