Films

The Rite

January 28th 2011
  • Drama,
  • PG-13,
  • 127 min,
  • Warner Bros. Pictures
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  • Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Alice Braga, Ciarán Hinds, Rutger Hauer, Toby Jones, Torrey DeVitto, Chris Marquette, Franco Nero, Marta Gastini, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Colin O'Donoghue, Ben Cheetham, Rosa Pianeta, Nico Toffoli, Arianna Veronesi
  • Director: Mikael Håfström
  • Writer: Michael Petroni
  • Producers: Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson
  • Co Producers: Christy Fletcher, Mark Tuohy
  • Executive Producer: Robert Bernacchi
  • Art Direction: Stuart Kearns
  • Castings: Deborah Aquila, Mary Tricia Wood
  • Costume Design: Carlo Poggioli
  • D.O.P.: Ben Davis
  • Editor: David Rosenbloom
  • Makeup: Trefor Proud
  • Music: Alex Heffes
  • Production Design: Andrew Laws
  • Set Decoration: Peter Walpole

Storyline

Follows skeptical seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O’Donoghue), who reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, uncovering the devil’s reach even to one of the holiest places on Earth.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Filming Locations: Budapest, Hungary; Rome, Italy
  • MPAA Warning: Disturbing thematic material, violence, frightening images and language including sexual references
  • Production Budget: $37 million
  • Production Companies: Contrafilm, Fletcher & Company, New Line Cinema
  • Production Schedule: 17 May 2010 - July 2010

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 2 February 2011: Egypt
  • 10 February 2011: Singapore
  • 17 February 2011: Malaysia
  • 24 February 2011: Greece
  • 25 February 2011: Iceland, UK
  • 4 March 2011: Finland, Sweden
  • 9 March 2011: France
  • 10 March 2011: Hungary
  • 17 March 2011: Germany, Slovenia
  • 18 March 2011: Bulgaria
  • 19 March 2011: Japan