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It is a very scary, controversial movie, and, quite frankly governments in some countries considered it much too graphic, and they thought it might be too much for the general public. When they first showed it in theaters in 1973, people were throwing up and running out of the movie theater. It was banned in Finland, Singapore, Malaysia, the UK, and a couple others, I think. It is really a very disturbing move, and it is not for the faint-hearted, but it's also a really great movie, and I love it. But a lot of people really can't handle some of the things showed in this movie. Hope this helps. =)

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The film "The Exorcist" was not banned in America. It was a huge hit in theaters.

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Occult plot content. the fact that the movie had a Jesuit Priest from the S.J. as a technical advisor evidentally did not spare the movie. some things well, just Beat the Devil!

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Quite a few areas and theatres refused to show the movie The Exorcist when it first came out because they considered the content to be too controversial.

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