Few horror movies continue to resonate with, and completely horrify, audiences almost 40 years after their release. But the outstanding makeup effects and shocking imagery of The Exorcist retain their impact to this day. The scene wherein poor Regan, possessed by a demon, repeatedly violates herself with a crucifix is still cringe inducing and bold considering the invitation it sent for backlash from religious groups.
Nope, William Friedkin's 1985 police thriller "To Live and Die in L.A." did it first.
Richard Chance (William L. Peterson, who starred as Gil Grissom on "C.S.I."), the film's main character and anti hero, gets a shotgun blast to the face 20 minutes before the end of the movie courtesy of the bad guy's (an amazing Willem Dafoe) henchman.
Also, movie featured one of the most epic car chases in the history of cinema, right up there with "The French Connection" ( also by Friedkin!) and "Ronin". They filmed the chase last because Peterson insisted on doing a majority of the stunt driving, just in case the worst happened). Trust me, you *NEED* to see this movie!
pop culture *canon*. Not a cannon. A cannon shoots projectiles.
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