The Pope’s Exorcist is the latest horror film from director Julius Avery and starring Russell Crowe with supporting actors Alex Essoe, Franco Nero, and Laurel Marsden.
Based on the two memoirs of Father Gabriele Amorth: An Exorcist Tells His Story and An Exorcist: More Stories; the film follows the priest and his experiences with battling an evil that ensnared countless victims. He performed upwards of 100,000 exorcisms throughout his life, as well as served as the Chief Exorcist of the Vatican. As he investigates a young boy’s case, Amorth unearths an old conspiracy hidden by the Vatican itself. Father Amorth died in 2016 at the age of 91.
April 14, 2023
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The Star: Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe is a New Zealand-born actor and film producer who has become one of the most recognizable and respected figures in Hollywood. Here are some interesting facts about him:
- Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, on April 7, 1964, but grew up in Australia.
- He began his acting career in Australia in the 1980s and gained international recognition for his role in the film “Romper Stomper” in 1992.
- Crowe has appeared in numerous hit films, including “Gladiator,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “L.A. Confidential,” and “The Insider”.
- He has been nominated for numerous awards for his work, including three Academy Awards, winning the Best Actor award for his role in “Gladiator” in 2001.
- In addition to his acting career, Crowe is also a talented musician and has released several albums, including “The Crowe/Doyle Songbook Vol III” with Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea.
- Crowe is also an avid sports fan and owns a stake in the South Sydney Rabbitohs, a professional rugby league team in Australia.
- He has been involved in several philanthropic endeavors, including donating money to a variety of charitable causes and supporting the Australian film industry
Russell Crowe / Father Gabriele Amorth
Franco Nero / The Pope
Ralph Ineson / Demon (voice)
River Hawkins / Enzo
Pablo Raybould / Bishop Barbuto
Ryan O’Grady / Cardinal Sullivan
The Pope's Exorcist (2023)
Movie title: The Pope's Exorcist
Movie description: Inspired by the true events during Father Gabriele Amorth’s tenure as Chief Exorcist of the Vatican, the film details Amorth's experiences exorcizing a possessed boy and in the process, unearths a horrifying conspiracy hidden by the Vatican.
Date published: March 7, 2023
Country: United States
Duration: 125 mins
Director(s): Julius Avery
Writer(s): Michael Petroni, Chester Hastings, R. Dean McCreary, Evan Spiliotopoulos
Actor(s): Russell Crowe, Daniel Zovatto, Alex Essoe, Franco Nero
Companies: 2.0 Entertainment, Jesus & Mary, Loyola Productions , Screen Gems