NEXT: 10 Horror Films That Didn't Need Gore To Scare Audiences To Death. Always leaves you wantin' more Gabriel Byrne bears the distinction of playing both a priest and the Devil himself in two movies that both came out during the same year - Stigmata and End of Days. Yes, Mr. Todd, yes, Mr. Todd His confrontation with the demon Pazuzu was not his first, and he clearly knew exactly what he was doing the second time 'round. The outcast priest sets out to look for his niece along with a young sheriff named Hicks (Cam Gigandet , though Steven Strait was originally cast) . It's enough to make one wonder if this priest had any qualms about eating meat on a Friday. Brad Dourif (the sheriff in Rob Zombie's remake of Halloween and the voice of Chucky, the best serial killer in a plastic doll's body) had a great cameo as one of the vampires' familiars and a traveling holy water salesman. Cashier, never really sold Well, you never know if it's going to run! The movie is so underrated and unappreciated, it's ridiculous! All I can offer is, it is fun. Bus'ness never better using only pussycats and toast! Try the priest, Heavenly Though of course, it tastes of wherever it's been! Is that squire on the fire? Like Equilibrium meets Mutant Chronicles minus the depression, Sci-Fi thriller about an alternative society defended by the Church and an outcast priest looking for his kidnapped niece. As I have not read them, I can only hope that the source material was nowhere near as clichéd as the movie. Love the actors, the concept, the genre, the fight scenes, and i want maggie Q to have my baby....but this movie was only so-so. I am pretty sure that the write, Cory Goodman, pulled out his Giant Book of Movie Clichés and check- marked each and every chapter as he added them to the movie. Then again there's sweep Well, you never know if it's going to run, Try the friar I had some giggles, as another reviewer mentioned, from watching these priests repeatedly go "nitro" on their motorcycles. And then who are we to deny it in here? It isn't the typical vampire movie. Metacritic Reviews. Based on a series of graphic novels, the title Priest refers to an elite squad of vampire hunters who, working directly for the Catholic Church, battle vampires. Shame? The biggest flaw, to me, was the fact that the priests have a cross tattooed on their forehead, and in Priest's world, crosses are effective, yet somehow they make a hybrid priest-vampire with a cross on his forehead. The film's composition, pace, story, and overall look are what drew me in, the characters kept me there. No, this isn't fiddle player, it's piccolo player The only thing i hated in this movie was the 3D, don't waste your money watching it in 3D, only few good effects. 'With' is extra, What is that? It is flawed, but there are moments. A Little Priest (also known as 'The Pie song' in the sheet music) is a song sung by both Mrs. Lovett and Todd telling about what they are going to do to the bodies of Todd's customers. Beadle isn't bad till you smell it and Anyway, it's clean, Though of course it tastes of wherever it's been Debts to be erased Without you all these years, I'll never know It's served with a doily So I watched Priest expecting little, but while it had a fair amount of problems with it I found it decent. Such a nice, plump frame, Wot's his name has Priest has a unique story and has amazing actors and actresses as the lead characters. Trouble is And you like it dark Byrne still makes for quite a badass priest who stares down knives, supernatural possession, raging fires and of course, a lack of faith while still emerging triumphant. User Ratings That, but everybody goes down well with beer, Since marine doesn't appeal to you RELATED: 10 Best Religious Horror Movies (according to IMDB). It was a visually stunning piece of art, very beautiful even in the post-apocalyptic world in which it was set. Nowhere near for me. Whether scary movie or action epic, many of the great religious flicks incorporate priests that go way above and beyond the call of the church to dish out punishment on evil. Those crunching noises pervading the air Anthony Hopkins thrilled and frightened audiences with his brilliant portrayal of the terrifying and sometimes cheesy Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the classic thriller The Silence of the Lambs, so it was only natural that he jump into another scary role - this time one with a more occult flavor. Paul Bettany was excellent as the lead here, his delivery on his character is heavily influenced by Clint Eastwood and he pulls it off quite well without it coming off forced or cheesy. FAQ Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In a world ravaged by centuries of war between humans and vampires some warrior priests attempt to tip the scales in favor of humanity. According to the back story, humans and vampires have been in direct and bloody conflict throughout history. Is who gets eaten, and who gets to eat, And, Mr. Todd, too, Mr. Todd Given the religious themes of good vs. evil, it's no surprise that priests show up in horror movies. Business never better using only pussycats and toast Awards Donald Pleasance played the part of the Priest who is forced to come to terms with the Roman Catholic Church's cover story regarding the nature of the Devil. I purposely avoided reading any literature in relation to the "story" of Priest to avoid any bias or pointless expectations. No, y'see, the trouble with poet is He is also the one responsible for sealing the gateway between dimensions, sending the alien Satan back into his own dimension in typical John Carpenter fashion. But we've got something you might fancy even better This priest wasn't only a holy man - he was a one-man wrecking crew with superior fighting skills and a vast array of deadly tools that would have made Sunday school a lot more interesting. I would pay to see the sequel. Something pinker Have you any Beadle? RELATED: 10 Horror Movies Starring Your Favorite Avengers, Ranked by Scariness. There are elements of: Mad Max, The Matrix, (Carpenter's) Vampires, Alien, Crouching Tiger (hated it), Unforgiven, Twister, and many other films. This is defiantly thee best vampire movie i have ever seen. Priest was a colossal critical and commercial failure and sequels to terrible movies like that, (if there were any that had been planned) tend to be scrapped. Nor it can't be traced. But fortunately, it's also clear I really liked this movie and i must say the Paul Bettany performed more than great in the movie. I'm guessing that a sequel "Priest 2" will be released in the upcoming years because Priest (Paul Bettany) says that it's just the beginning, it's not the end of the war between Humans and Vampires. He now brings his veteran pop culture XP to ScreenRant, TheGamer and CBR. The religious tone of the film soon gives way to an alien invasion story as Hess tries to keep his family safe from their extraterrestrial foes. We'll take the customers that we can get Even with that as a factor, the film comes off as a pretty fresh take on the vampire genre with great action and is well executed overall. Cunning and manipulative, this was one blasphemer with great power and influence thanks to his brother's political ties. Seems an awful waste | Alex learns that a mystical being known as the Sin-Eater is capable of purifying one's soul of all sin before death in exchange for favors. Neither fared very well with critics, and Byrne got saddled with multiple Razzie awards for worst actor, but that's subjective. How delectable, also undetectable The movie had a lot of potential and a great desire to be incomparable to all the other vampire films out there. Oh boy, how wrong I was. Final observation: I saw this on a Saturday late afternoon, theater half full, and there was scattered applause at the conclusion. In many ways his character is a ripoff of Damien Karras from The Exorcist, but he's no less tough for it. It's piping hot then blow on it first, The history of the world, my sweet We'll take the customers that we can get! Unfortunately (with the exception of one –just one (! The movie Priest is based upon the graphic novels of Hyung Min-woo. Personally i think it works for the better. Interesting World but weak plot, It stars big actors but end up being shoddy. In all honesty while the film looked kind of interesting I was from reading reviews that it was a waste of time(not just on IMDb).