For more than fifteen years Police Lieutenant Kinderman (George C. Scott) has actually been haunted by the death of his buddy Father Damien Karras. Now, on the 15th anniversary of the exorcism that asserted the priest & # 146s life, Kinderman & # 146s world is when again ruined when a boy is discovered decapitated and savagely crucified. It & # 146s just the start of a nightmare series of strange spiritual murders.
The brutal murders bear the trademarks of the notorious Gemini Killer ... who died in the electrical chair fifteen years previously. But when a psychopath claiming to be the Gemini Killer reveals intimate, gruesome information that only the true killer might perhaps understand, Kinderman is faced with a horrifying reality that he can not explain ... which will shake him to the core.
The Exorcist III is author/filmmaker William Peter Blatty & # 146s individual vision of what followed after The Exorcist. Like the initial, The Exorcist III combines elements of an investigator story, a theological puzzle, and an unforgettable research study in horror.