The Devil Rides Out (1968)
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Christopher Lee plays a rare heroic role in Hammer Horror's The Devil's Bride (AKA The Devil Rides Out), a devil worship piece that jumps RIGHT into the action straight away and lets you play catch-up as to who these characters are and what their relationships might be. Lee is an expert on the occult who goes up against a charismatic cult leader bent on baptizing some of Lee's friends and there's a whole lot of weird stuff that happens, including an admittedly clever deus ex machina at the end. Not all the effects work - many are quite ropey - and the nameless cultists are universally nonthreatening bad actors, but Lee is very strong, and the Satanic imagery and imagination that support the story make it very watchable. Visually and tonally, it's hard to believe it was released the same year as Rosemary's Baby, helping launch cinema's decade-long interest in devil worship, but there ya go.
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