Release Date: January 28, 2011
Studio: New Line Cinema (Warner Bros.)
Director: Mikael Hafstrom
Screenwriter: Michael Petroni
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Colin O’Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciaran Hinds, Rutger Hauer
Genre: Psychological Thriller
Plot Summary: Inspired by true events, “The Rite” follows skeptical seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O’Donoghue), who reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he’s in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, uncovering the devil’s reach even to one of the holiest places on Earth.