The Vatican Tapes
Olivia Taylor Dudley, Michael Pena and Dougray Scott star in the exorcism thriller The Vatican Tapes. A priest (Pena) reviewing films of exorcisms in the Vatican’s video archives zeroes in on a young woman (Dudley) whose body is possessed by an ancient satanic force.
Release Date: July 24, 2015
Studio: Pantelion Films (Lionsgate)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director: Mark Neveldine
Screenwriter: Christopher Borrelli, Michael C. Martin
Cast: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott, Djimon Hounsou, Peter Andersson, Kathleen Robertson
Running Time: 1 hr. 28 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for disturbing violent content, and some sexual references.
“The Vatican Tapes” follows the haunting tale of 27-year-old Angela Holmes (Olivia Taylor Dudley), an ordinary girl who begins to have a devastating effect on anyone close to her, causing serious injury and death. The local priest, Father Lozano (Michael Peña), examines Holmes and believes she is possessed, but when Vicar Imani (Djimon Hounsou), and Cardinal Bruun (Peter Andersson), are called from the Vatican to exorcise the demon, it proves to be an ancient satanic force more powerful than they imagined.