Deliver Us from Evil (2014)



Critic Consensus: Director Scott Derrickson continues to have a reliably firm grasp on creepy atmosphere, but Deliver Us from Evil's lack of original scares is reflected in its shopworn title.

Movie Info

In DELIVER US FROM EVIL, New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana), struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramirez), schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city. Based upon the book, which details Sarchie's bone-chilling real-life cases. (c) Screen Gems

Rating: R (for bloody violence, grisly images, terror throughout, and language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Paul Harris Boardman, Scott Derrickson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 28, 2014
Box Office: $30.6M
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Critic Reviews for Deliver Us from Evil

All Critics (115) | Top Critics (27)

An impressively staged climactic exorcism compensates in part for the random, far-fetched storytelling that precedes it.

Full Review… | August 19, 2014
Time Out
Top Critic

Scott Derrickson's "Deliver Us from Evil" suffers from an immense lack of originality, a bloated runtime of two hours, and pacing that makes a snail look fast.

Full Review… | October 27, 2014

A police procedural cake pan [filled] with horror-genre cake batter. It [delivers] troubling questions about evils committed by humankind and ... evils done by something else.

Full Review… | October 24, 2014
Looking Closer

'Sinister' director Scott Derrickson again delivers the (modest) goods in this old-school street-cop mystery-thriller in 'Exorcist' drag.

Full Review… | September 4, 2014
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

here evil comes from the Middle East, but is ultimately dispelled by American goodness, in a mapping of post-millennial geopolitics onto a simplistic Manichaean worldview.

Full Review… | September 2, 2014
FilmLand Empire

It's scary, but it's also entertainment. It's scarentertainment. (That's awful. Forget I wrote that).

Full Review… | August 31, 2014

Audience Reviews for Deliver Us from Evil

Run of the mill exorcist/possession horror movie.

Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

The background music is terrible, and the story fails to hold attention.

familiar stranger

Super Reviewer

I'd rather watch the exorcism.

Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

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