Possessed(2000) The shocking true story of the only 20th century exorcism sanctioned by the Catholic Church. This frightening battle with the devil inspired the critically acclaimed film, The Exorcist. It revolves around Robbie Mannheim, a young boy whose body has been possessed by a violent demonic spirit, which makes him harm his friends and family. After examining Robbie's violent supernatural abilities, Father Bowden decides to request an exorcism be done on Robbie in order to rid him of the evil spirit. Then, the battle between good and evil begins.