Do you believe in demons? Deliver Us from Evil tells the true story of New York City police detective Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana). As explained in a TV spot, he's a family man who no longer goes to church with his wife (Olivia Munn) and young daughter. At least, that's how it begins...
Early on, Sarchie meets a priest (Edgar Ramirez) who will play a key role in his investigation.
Later, the cop and the priest visit a woman in prison who may be possessed.
The full theatrical trailer gives more background on Sarchie and his very troubling, ultimately dangerous case.
Whoa! But what about Sarchie's family? Watch this clip to get a sense of what his wife and daughter must endure.
Advance audience reactions have been chilling:
As noted above, the film is based on true stories. In this video, Ralph Sarchie talks about his experiences as a demonologist.
Deliver Us from Evil opens in theaters nationwide on Wednesday, July 2.