The Devil Rides Out Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 6324

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 16

Theatrical Release Date: 12/18/1968

Language: English

Genre: Horror

MPAA Rating: G

Director: Terence Fisher

Actors: Christopher Lee, Charles Gray, Nike Arrighi, Leon Greene, Patrick Mower, Sarah Lawson

Plot: British aristocrat Duke de Richleau (Christopher Lee) discovers his friend Simon (Patrick Mower) has fallen under the spell of a group of Satanists, led by the sinister Mocata (Charles Gray). The Duke and his friend Rex must use all of their knowledge of the occult to break Mocata's spell and prevent Simon from rejoining the group, all the while protecting those they care about from mortal danger. -- cockney0_1

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Indyfreak - wrote on 10/17/2017

One of the best horror movies to be made by Hammer Films, 'THE DEVIL RIDES OUT' also benefits from one of Christopher Lee's best performances and he plays the good guy for once! Lee plays an aristocratic detective who investigates the eerie activities of a satanic cult and must stop them from threatening the lives of innocents and summoning the Devil himself. Sporting slick Technicolor cinematography and kooky special effects, 'THE DEVIL RIDES OUT' is an entertaining supernatural horror film.

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The Devil Rides Out.

TrifibianTerror - wrote on 11/23/2009

The Devil Rides Out.
Based upon a novel by Dennis Wheatly of the same name, The Devil Rides Out is an occult thriller based around the battle between good and evil, good being the gentlemanly Duke de Richleau (portrayed magnificently by Christopher Lee), his friend Rex van Ryn and Simon, battling an evil Satanic cult, led by the sinister Mocata (played superbly by Charles Gray). Among the collateral vicitms is the beautiful Tanith, who is to be saved by de Richleau and Rex. De Richleau and Rex try to stop their friend Simon from becoming a fully fledged member of the cult, whilst trying to defeat the demoniac Mocata and his monstrous cohorts.
While the movie leaves a Hell (excuse the pun) of a lot of stuff out of the book, it does quite well. Lee plays de Richleau perfectly, keeping …

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