Deliver Us from Evil

2014

Action / Biography / Crime / Horror / Mystery / Thriller

325
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 28%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 43%
IMDb Rating 6.2 10 60926

Synopsis


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Cast

Olivia Munn as Jen
Édgar Ramírez as Mendoza
Sean Harris as Santino
Eric Bana as Sarchie
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Sam Panico 7 / 10

Way better than expected

Based on the 2001 book Beware the Night by Ralph Sarchie and Lisa Collier Cool, this film claims that it was inspired by the actual accounts of an NYPD sergeant, a throwback to 1970's Satanic film. Directed by Scott Derrickson (Dr. Strange, Sinister), it's a stylish modern take on those films and their various tropes.

Where those 70's shockers dealt with the spectre of Vietnam and society's changing views of religion, this film takes the PTSD afflicted survivors of Iraq and posits occult reasons for their suicidal and murderous urges. NYPD office Raphie Sarchie (Eric Bana, Hulk) and partner Butler (Joel McHale, Community) work the dangerous streets of the 46th precinct, a place where the veteran office recounts finding dead infants in dumpsters and real-life horror in every alley.

A domestic disturbance call brings them into the world of Jimmy Tratner, a marine that has beaten his wife and whose home has scratch marks all over it. They assume that the man is on drugs or has gone insane as they make an arrest.

Before they get a chance to rest, they're called to the Bronx Zoo, where a woman literally threw her son to the lions. The power is down, a stranger painter has released the lions that he talks to and the woman scratches at the ground reciting lyrics from The Doors (an interesting inclusion due to the witchcraft behind their lyrics, such as the inversion of Morrison's name to Mr. Mojo Risin and the Boys from Brazil urban legend of multiple Morrisons being alive all at the same time).

The woman from the zoo is transferred to a mental health facility and her family asks that a Jesuit named Mendoza help, which leads to us learning that Ralph has issues with religion.

Another call to a house where a family will not leave the living room leads to a possessed basement where that woman's husband, David Griggs, was a painter. His dead body — filled with maggots and flies — emerges from a wall in a great scare. They learn that Santino, a Marine commander, was the painter at the zoo. This scene is rich with occult imagery — strange voices, lightbulbs being instantly extinguished and static coming from the police band.

As Ralph gets deeper into the case, he discovers hidden owl iconography, Doors lyrics and more static at each crime scene. There are some effective slices of gruesomeness here, such as the look of Santino and strange bursts of gore, like a crucified cat. And the horror has followed him home, haunting his daughter.

After deciding to work with Mendoza, they learn that Ralph has an instinctive radar for the dark side. The three men track Santino and Jimmy. The former overcomes and kills Butler (who did not die in the original cut of the film) and the latter is stopped by the power of a crucifix.

Santino escapes, taking Ralph's wife and daughter hostage. An exorcism is performed and all works out fine, including Ralph's return to the Catholic faith as he baptizes his second child.

Deliver Us from Evil suggests the start of a new Insidious style franchise, which didn't happen, but still leaves us with a modern take on The Exoricst. It's more stylish and somewhat better than you'd expect, which has led to frequent rewatching in the B and S About Movies household. That says volumes, as most modern horror is barely mentioned in this homestead!

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Reviewed by Katabasis 2 / 10

The Exorcist: Part 27

I consider myself a connoisseur of bad horror movies, and am honest enough to admit that while I enjoy a suspenseful or scary Horror movie, very few can escape the criticism that they're terrible stories. Deliver Us From Evil follows a trend of resurgent Exorcist rehashes (the better films: The Rite, The Last Exorcism. the downright awful: The Possession of Michael King, The Possession, The Devil Inside, Apartment 143, The Last Exorcism 2), and comfortably falls into the latter category. I recommend just skipping all of the above and settle for The Exorcist, which has a better story and characters. Time is dedicated to musings about the virtues of recanting... or whatever, in an attempt at profundity (or, at the very least, score some points with the born-again audience). Scott Derrickson is a good director, so perhaps "Deliver Us..." is just a random misstep for him.

Reviewed by tiskec 8 / 10

What An Awesome & Creepy Show!

This movie was a fun ride. I enjoyed it until the very end. In fact, I half suspected it was going to be stupid, but it turned out to be pretty damn good. To be completely honest, I didn't even know it was based on true events until after I saw the film. I was like, "what the hell?"

I made a good connection to the characters, and nothing out of this movie was too over the top. I wouldn't necessarily say it was believable, but I also COULDN'T say it never happened. The story was down to earth, while still being a supernatural film. So the script writer did have some talent. The director also did a very good job on coordinating scenes, and blending the environment of the film in with the acting. The very talented actors also allowed this to happen.

This is NOT your everyday story about possession, cheesed to the max just to get something into the market. There's actually a story behind and plot behind this movie, and damn good action as well. Then, there's the horror and creepy scenes as well. There was a few good jump scenes in there that scared the living crap out of me. The whole movie creeps on you. It's very intense.

This movie was excellent. The acting was good, the script was good, and the dialog was great. I really enjoyed this film. I would recommend this film to ANYONE.

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