The Exorcist To Celebrate 50th Anniversary With 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

The Exorcist sequel, Believer, will be in theaters on October 13th.

Prepare to witness one of the most iconic supernatural films, The Exorcist.” It now arrives in stunning 4K with high dynamic range (HDR). Warner Bros. Studio is celebrating its 100th anniversary and will release the spine-chilling classic film on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and digital platforms for the first time. Also, the film from Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin will turn 50 this year. You can get your copy on September 19th, 2023.

The story follows Regan. She is a young girl (Linda Blair) in a breakout role, who begins exhibiting eerie and unexplainable behavior. Her mother, played by Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn, seeks the assistance of Father Karras. He is a priest undergoing his spiritual crisis, portrayed by Academy Award nominee Jason Miller, to help her daughter. As the terrifying possession unfolds, Father Lankester Merrin( Max von Sydow) an archeologist-priest, is called upon to join the battle for Regan’s soul.

“The Exorcist” received critical acclaim upon its 1973 release.

It earned 10 Academy Awards nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director, and acting nominations for Burstyn, Miller, and Blair. It secured two Academy Awards, one for Best Adapted Screenplay for William Peter Blatty, who wrote the screenplay based on his 1971 novel. On its 50th anniversary, the film will be released in the 1973 theatrical version and the 2000 Extended Director’s Cut, featuring eleven additional minutes of never-before-seen footage.

The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc will be available at major retailers.

It includes an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with both film versions in 4K resolution with HDR. Additionally, the film will be available digitally from various platforms like Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, and Vudu. For those interested in delving deeper into the making of this legendary film, the releases come packed with a treasure trove of bonus features. It includes commentaries by William Friedkin and William Peter Blatty, behind-the-scenes documentaries, interviews, and more.

“The Exorcist” has left an indelible mark on the horror genre. The film has received recognition for its cultural, historical, and aesthetic significance by the United States Library of Congress, earning a spot in the National Film Registry. Whether you’re a devoted fan or a newcomer to the chilling tale, “The Exorcist” in 4K Ultra HD promises an unforgettable, spine-tingling experience. So get ready to witness the ultimate battle of good versus evil in a new dimension. Read more News on Nerdtropolis and make sure to subscribe to our Channel.

Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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