The Order (2003)

Genres - Thriller, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Supernatural Thriller, Psychological Thriller, Religious Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 5, 2003 (USA)  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Oscar-winning screenwriter Brian Helgeland writes and directs the religious thriller The Order. Heath Ledger portrays a priest from a secret religious order called The Carolingians. He's sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of the head of the Carolingians, whose body was found with strange marks on its chest. While in Rome, he asks for help from an old friend (Mark Addy) and an elusive artist Shannyn Sossamon to help solve the murder. The priest ends up at the Vatican, where he learns of a sect that may be responsible for many mysterious deaths. Peter Weller and Benno F├╝rmann round out the cast.

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priest, exorcism, Vatican, ancient