‘Deliver Us From Evil’ and ‘As Above, So Below’ Get MPAA Ratings

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From The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Sinister director Scott Derrickson comes Deliver Us From Evil, which has officially been rated ‘R’ by the MPAA for “bloody violence, grisly images, terror throughout, and language.

Starring Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez, Olivia Munn, Joel McHale, and Sean Harris, and in theaters July 2, “New York police officer Ralph Sarchie (Bana), struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest (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.

Also, directed by John Erick Dowdle that he co-wrote with his brother Drew (The Poughkeepsie Tapes, Quarantine and Devils), the MPAA also rated Universal and Legendary Pictures’s As Above, So Below ‘R’ for “bloody violence/terror, and language throughout.

In theaters August 15, “Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls. When a team of explorers ventures into the uncharted maze of bones, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead. A journey into madness and terror, “As Above, So Below” reaches deep into the human psyche to reveal the personal demons that come back to haunt us all.

  • anthonyd1

    I am so excited to see both of these! It is good to see two R rated horror films opening in the summer. They both look great

    • ThunderDragoon

      I feel the same way. :D Very excited for these.