If you’re a fan of horror movies, then you’ve probably heard of The Conjuring Universe. But what movies are actually apart of this universe? Here’s a complete list.
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The Conjuring Universe: An Overview
The Conjuring Universe is a series of horror movies inspired by the real-life case files of Ed and Lorraine Warren. The first movie in the series, The Conjuring, was released in 2013. It was a critical and commercial success, and spawned two sequels: The Conjuring 2 (2016) and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021). In addition to the Conjuring movies, the universe also includes the Annabelle movies (Annabelle, Annabelle: Creation, and Annabelle Comes Home) and The Nun (2018).
The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and written by Chad Hayes and Carey W. Hayes. It is the inaugural film in the Conjuring Universe franchise. The film stars Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson as Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal investigators and authors associated with famous cases of haunting. Their daughter-in-law Carolyn Perron (played by Lili Taylor) lives with her husband Roger (Ron Livingston) and their five daughters in a rural farmhouse in Harrisville, Rhode Island in 1971, where they begin to experience increasingly disturbing events.
The Warrens come to the aid of the Perrons, who are then terrorized by a demonic nun, a crooked man wearing a cane, bake sale killer Annabelle Higgins, and the Holy Ghost. The Conjuring Universe is an American media franchise and shared universe centered on a series of supernatural horror films distributed by Warner Bros. The franchise mainly comprises theatrical films and includes various tie-ins in other media such as comic books games , novels The Conjuring Universe franchise mainly focuses on demonology , exorcism , witches , possessions .
The first installment was Wan’s The Conjuring , released on July 19, 2013., which was followed by two sequels , Annabelle (2014) Annabelle: Creation (2017). A fifth installment The Nun was released on September 7, 2018 . The sixth installment The Curse of La Llorona will be released on April 19, 2019 . A spinoff focusing on the character Crooked Man , currently titled The Curse of the Man Who Can’t Die will be directed by Peter Safran .
The Conjuring 2
The Conjuring 2 is a 2016 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and written by Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes, David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, and Wan. It is the sequel to the 2013 film The Conjuring, and is the second installment in The Conjuring Universe. The film stars Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Frances O’Connor, Simon McBurney, Franka Potente, Lauren Esposito, Benjamin Haigh, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Simon Delaney, Craig T. Nelson, Jennifer Collins and Sandy Manitson. The plot follows paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren who travel to London to help a single mother raise four children alone in a house plagued by demonic activity.
The Conjuring 2 grossed $320 million worldwide against its $40 million budget and received generally positive reviews from critics; many of whom praised the acting performances (particularly those of Farmiga and Wilson), direction, screenplay, music and atmosphere; but some criticized the running time. The film was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards (winning Best Supporting Actress – Series/Miniseries/Television Film for Farmiga), nine Saturn Awards (winning four) and two Academy Awards (winning Best Sound Editing).
Annabelle is a 2014 American supernatural horror film directed by John R. Leonetti, written by Gary Dauberman and produced by Peter Safran and James Wan. The film stars Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Tony Amendola, and Alfre Woodard. It is a spin-off to 2013’s The Conjuring and the second installment in the Conjuring Universe franchise.
Annabelle: Creation is a 2017 American supernatural horror film directed by David F. Sandberg, written by Gary Dauberman and produced by Peter Safran and James Wan. It is a prequel to 2014’s Annabelle and the fourth installment in The Conjuring Universe. The film stars Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Anthony LaPaglia, and Miranda Otto, and depicts the dollmaker Samuel Mullins (LaPaglia) and his wife Esther (Otto) who, after the tragic death of their daughter Annabelle (Bateman), decide to open their home to a nun (Sigman) and several girls from an orphanage. Twelve years later, the demon-possessed doll returns to terrorize the family’s young daughter, Linda (Bateman).
The Conjuring Universe is an American media franchise of supernatural horror films produced by New Line Cinema, The Safran Company, and Atomic Monster Productions, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The films present a dramatized account of the cases of Ed and Lorraine Warren, American paranormal investigators and authors associated with famous alleged haunted cases such as The Amityville Horror, the Enfield Poltergeist, andgreenThe Conjuring 2; as well as Annabelle: Creation; The Nun; The Curse of La Llorona; Annabelle Comes Home; &
The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It
The Conjuring Universe is an American media franchise and shared universe centered on a series of supernatural horror films, produced by New Line Cinema, The Safran Company and Atomic Monster Productions, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The franchise mainly focuses on demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren, who investigate paranormal cases.
The universe is based on a True story.
The Conjuring Universe consists of the following movies:
The Conjuring (2013)
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Annabelle: Creation (2017)
The Nun (2018)
The Curse of La Llorona
The Conjuring Universe refers to a series of horror films produced by New Line Cinema, The Safran Company, and Atomic Monster Productions. The franchise is based on the real-life paranormal investigations of Ed and Lorraine Warren. The Conjuring Universe consists of six movies: The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Annabelle (2014), Annabelle: Creation (2017), The Nun (2018), and The Curse of La Llorona (2019).
The Warrens’ Other Cases
While the Conjuring movies focus on the Warrens’ most famous cases, they have investigated many other hauntings over the years. Some of these other cases have been turned into movies as well, including The Amityville Horror, Annabelle, and The Haunting in Connecticut.
Potential Future Films
With the success of The Conjuring and Annabelle films, it’s no surprise that Warner Bros. is looking to expand the Conjuring Universe. Here are some of the films that have been rumored:
-The Crooked Man: This film would focus on the character of the same name who appeared in The Conjuring 2.
-The Nun: This film would focus on the demon nun who was featured in The Conjuring 2.
-The Warren Files: This film would focus on Ed and Lorraine Warren, the real-life couple who inspired The Conjuring films.
-The Boys: This film would focus on Jack and Bobby Chandler, the two boys who were featured in Annabelle.
The Conjuring Universe is a shared universe of movies created by producer, director, and screenwriter James Wan. The universe is based on the Warren Occult Museum and the true stories of Ed and Lorraine Warren. The Conjuring Universe includes the following movies: The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Annabelle (2014), Annabelle: Creation (2017), The Nun (2018), The Curse of La Llorona (2019), and the upcoming 2020 film Annabelle Comes Home.