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The Rite

Although he is skeptical of the reality of demonic possession, an American seminary student (Colin O'Donoghue) attends several exorcisms performed by a believing priest (Anthony Hopkins). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 114
Theater Release: 28 Jan 2011
Video Release: 17 May 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Rite is rated PG-13: for disturbing thematic material, violence, frightening images, and language including sexual references.

Director: Mikael Håfström
Cast: Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds
Studio: 2011 New Line Cinema/ Warner Brothers
Website: Official site for The Rite.

Detailed Review

Having veteran and award-winning actor Anthony Hopkins lead the cast of The Rite suggests this film might be more than the run-of-the mill horror flick. Hopkins certainly has cemented his… 
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Why Is The Rite Rated PG-13?

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