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The Exorcist III (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,011,739Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,032 $25,011,739
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,050 $25,011,739
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 979 $25,011,739
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,263 $25,011,739

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 17th, 1990 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: December 28th, 1999 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 105 minutes
Franchise: Exorcist
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Keywords: Possessed
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Labor Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 302 $5,857,701 Aug 31, 1990 17

Leading Cast

   Lt. William "Bill" Kinderman

Supporting Cast

Ed Flanders    Father Dyer
Jason Miller    Patient X
Scott Wilson    Dr. Temple
Nicol Williamson    Father Morning
Brad Dourif    The Gemini Killer
Nancy Fish    Nurse Allerton
George DiCenzo    Stedman
Don Gordon    Ryan
Lee Richardson    University President
Grand L Bush    Sergeant Atkins
Mary Jackson    Mrs Cecelia
Viveca Lindfors    Nurse X
Ken Lerner    Dr Freedman
Tracy Thorne    Nurse Keating
Barbara Baxley    Shirley
Harry Carey, Jr.    Father Kanavan
Zohra Lampert    Mary Kinderman
Sherrie Wills    Julie Kinderman
Edward Lynch    Patient A
Clifford David    Dr Bruno
Alexander Zucherman    Korner Boy
Lois Foraker    Nurse Merrin
Tyra Ferrell    Nurse Blaine
James Burgess    Thomas Kintry
Kevin Corrigan    Altar Boy
Peggy Alston    Mrs. Kintry
John Durkin    Elderly Jesuit
Bobby Deren    Nurse Bierce
Jan Neuberger    Alice
Alexis Chieffet    Counter Attendant
Debra Port    Waitress
Walt MacPherson    Police Sergeant
David Dwyer    Second Police Officer
Danny Epper    Police Driver
William Preston    Old Man in Wheelchair
Chuck Kinlaw    Attendant
Demetrios Pappageorge    Casperelli
Nina Hansen    Little Old Lady
Shane Wexel    First Dream Boy
Ryan Paul Amick    Second Dream Boy
John A. Coe    Old Man in Dream
Jodi Long    First Dream Woman
Kathy Gerber    Second Dream Woman
Samuel L. Jackson    Dream Blind Man
Jan Smook    Radio Man
Amelia Campbell    Young Girl in Dream
Cherie Baron    Nurse


Larry King    Himself
C. Everett Koop    Himself
Patrick Ewing    Angel of Death

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

William Peter Blatty    Screenwriter
Carter Dehaven    Producer
William Peter Blatty    Story Creator
James G. Robinson    Executive Producer
Joe Roth    Executive Producer
Gerry Fisher    Director of Photography
Leslie Dilley    Production Designer
Barry Devorson    Composer
Steve Jaffe    Associate Producer
Richard Abramitis    Assistant Director
Paul Baxley    Second Unit Director
Mack Bing    Unit Production Manager
Robert Goldstein    Art Director
Henry Shaffer    Art Director
Hugh Scaife    Set Decorator
Abe Milrad    Visual Effects Supervisor
Dana Lyman    Costume Designer
Lisa Cacavas    Costume Supervisor
Todd Ramsay    Editor
Peter Lee-Thompson    Editor
Richard Van Dyke    Sound Mixer
Don Cahn    Re-recording Mixer
Artie Torgersen    Re-recording Mixer
Dick Alexander    Re-recording Mixer
Richard L. Anderson    Supervising Sound Editor
W.M. Dembrowski    Sound Editor
Warren Hamilton, Jr.    Sound Editor
Joanne D'Antonio    Sound Editor
James Christopher    Sound Editor
Michael Chock    Sound Editor
Donlee Jorgenson    Sound Editor
Jeff Carson    Music Editor
Paul Stanhope    Make up
Cydney Cornell    Hairstylist
Greg Cannom    Special Make-up Effects
Rick Bowen    Music Producer
Sally Dennison    Casting Director
Julie Selzer    Casting Director
Louis DiGiaimo    Casting Director
Lisa Wells    Casting Director
Carol Ness    Casting Director
Dagmar Wittmer    Casting Director
Paul Baxley    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/08/17 1 $9,312,219   1,288 $7,230   $9,312,219 1
1990/08/24 6 $3,655,692 -61% 1,414 $2,585   $16,634,597 2
1990/08/31 8 $2,755,797 -25% 1,297 $2,125   $20,807,195 3
1990/09/07 10 $1,400,513 -49% 1,106 $1,266   $22,721,231 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/08/17 2 $12,978,905   1,288 $10,077   $12,978,905 1
1990/08/24 6 $5,072,493 -61% 1,414 $3,587   $18,051,398 2
1990/08/31 8 $3,269,320 -36% 1,297 $2,521   $21,320,718 3