Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers

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Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers
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DVD cover
Directed by Leigh Scott
Produced by David Michael Latt
Written by Leigh Scott
Starring Erica Roby
Griff Furst
Thomas Downey
Noel Thurman
Music by Eliza Swenson
Edited by Leigh Scott
Kristen Quintrall
Distributed by The Asylum
Release date
January 31, 2006
Running time
91 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $20,000

Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers is a 2006 direct-to-DVD horror film by The Asylum, written and directed by Leigh Scott. It is considered to be a mockbuster of the 2005 film The Exorcism of Emily Rose.[1]


The film takes place in an undisclosed part of Florida, in which a priest, Father Thomas Bates (Thomas Downey), is called upon to help exorcise Gail Bowers (Erica Roby), who has come to be possessed by malevolent forces. Father Bates is first alerted to the matter by a local couple, Clark and Anne Pederson (Griff Furst and Noel Thurman). Clark, a worker for Blackthorn Industries, tells of the problems that the neighborhood faces as the result of Gail's possessions, and that medical science has failed to make amends.

Using what powers are available, Father Bates visits Gail in her home and begins to perform an exorcism. It is during this service that the malevolent forces possessing Gail begin to fight back against the priest, and force themselves to be revealed for the first time.


HorrorTalk commented that the film had a strong start and finish, but suffered in the middle. They also felt that its lead actress, Erica Roby, was "just not experienced enough to pull off such a demanding role".[2]

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  1. ^ "See the Real Anneliese Exorcist Tapes on March 1st - Dread Central". Dread Central. Retrieved 2016-02-07. 
  2. ^ Pattee, Steve. "Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers". HorrorTalk. Retrieved 2016-02-07. 

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