The conjuring movies are a series of horror films based on true paranormal events, as told by Ed and Lorraine Warren. They tell the story of the supernatural occurrences that happened in their lives over the period of 40 years. The Conjuring movies were released from 2013 to 2021, with a total of eight movies in order so far, including conjuring spin-offs Annabelle and The Nun.
Did you know there was a first conjuring movie? Get ready for your scare because we’re going to tell you about all eight conjuring movies!
The Nun (2018)
Film set in 1952 and 1971.
A young nun committed suicide at an abbey in Romania, and two men were sent to investigate the death. In this gripping tale, A priest who has a past with troubles and a novice who is going to take their final vows must find out what caused such devastation as well as how it connects back to those who commissioned their inquiry.
The battle between good and evil takes place in an abbey, as two men face their greatest challenge yet. They uncover the unholy secrets of this malevolent force which not only threatens them but also any living thing within its radius; it is too much for these humble souls who are now fighting desperately for their lives against something they cannot see, let alone comprehend!
In the conjuring movies, The Nun is a spin-off of conjuring and focuses on another haunted person from that movie. In this case, it’s Valak, who was introduced in conjuring two as an evil entity with demonic ties.
It stars Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, and Bonnie Aarons.
Annabelle: Creation (2017)
Film set in 1943, 1952, 1955, and 1967.
Samuel Mullins, the manufacturer of dolls at a factory, is a happy family man with his wife, Esther and daughter Bee. Twelve years have passed since the death of Bee when she was hit by a car on her way home from school. He lives in hope that someday soon they’ll have another child so this little girl won’t be alone anymore. It never happens because just before Christmas break begins, six orphaned girls come into the man’s life who needed somewhere safe to call home. It isn’t long before the conjuring begins with deadly, horrifying results.
The young girl, Janice, sneaks into Bee’s room late at night and discovers a doll locked in a wardrobe. She is haunted by an evil energy once she has played in the room. What has Janice done in Bee’s bedroom that has caused so much trouble?
It stars Anthony LaPaglia, Samara Lee, Miranda Otto, and Brad Greenquist.
Film set in 1967.
A gorgeous, one-of-a-kind vintage doll in a pure white wedding gown has been chosen as the ideal present for his expectant wife, Mia. However, Mia’s delight with Annabelle is short-lived.
The night that changed their lives forever. When members from a satanic cult violently attacked the couple, spilling blood and leaving behind terror as they departed with an entity so malevolent, no amount of time will compare to its sheer evil — Annabelle came into existence for sure!
It stars Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Tony Amendola, and Alfre Woodard.
The Conjuring (2013)
Film set in 1968 and 1971.
In 1971, Carolyn and Roger Perron move their family into a disreputable Rhode Island farmhouse, where they soon encounter supernatural occurrences with increasing nightmarish dread.
In desperation, to verify the existence of the supernatural, Carolyn hires Ed and Lorraine Warren, the renowned paranormal investigators to come in and find the truth.
The Perrons’ house is plagued by a powerful satanic presence that is now targeting the family wherever they go. The Warrens will need all of their talents and spiritual power to overcome this spectral threat at its source, which threatens to eliminate everyone involved.
It stars Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston, and Lili Taylor.
Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
Film set in 1968, 1969 or 1971, and 1972.
In their demoniac artifacts room, the Warrens store a sacred glass cabinet where they keep a malevolent doll named Annabelle. One year later, they must go on a trip and leave their daughter Judy in the care of Mary Ellen.
It soon turns out that Annabelle is conjuring evil and mischief to take her revenge on the Warrens for locking her in the glass cabinet. The Warrens, however, are accused of being heroes or hoaxes by the local newspaper.
Daniela Rios, a snoopy youngster who recently lost her father, captures Mary Ellen and enters the locked chamber in search of her father. She sets free Annabelle, which unleashes evil spirits on the girls.
It stars Mckenna Grace, Lauren Esposito, Patrick Wilson, and Vera Farmiga.
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Film set in 1973.
Anna Tate-Garcia, a concerned welfare worker and a divorced mother of two, begins seeing spine-chilling images of a weeping woman: La Llorona, while investigating a perplexing case of child neglect.
Anna’s efforts to save the children are haunted by visions of a ghostly woman who has targeted them. Llorona, with her seductive black eyes and pale white skin, is said to be one of the most wicked figures that haunts our world. Her character was inspired by an ancient spirit conjured up in pagan times through Latino legends named Sangre Llorona.
Over the centuries, she has evolved into a legendary and fatal figure in Mexico’s folklore and was conjured up by evil forces to be brought to life on screen. It stars Linda Cardellini, Roman Christou, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen, and Raymond Cruz.
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Film set in 1976 and 1977.
In 1977, Peggy Hodgson was having a hard time caring for her children Margaret, Janet, Johnny, and Billy since her husband had abandoned her to live with a neighbor. When Peggy’s daughter Janine sleepwalks and claims to converse with an ancient man’s spirit, she does not at first believe it.
Soon after, she witnesses strange occurrences in the home and thinks that Janet is possessed by a demon. The police are notified, and the officers witness the strange occurrence as well. One of them tells the local priest, and Lorraine Warren is called in to assist paranormal researchers Maurice Grosse and skeptical Anita Gregory in determining whether it was a fraud.
They experience strange occurrences, but none of them are convinced it’s real. What exactly is going on at the Hodgson residence? It stars Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe, and Frances O’Connor.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)
Film set in 1980 and 1981.
A chilling tale of terror, murder, and dark mystery that even seasoned real-life paranormal experts Ed and Lorraine Warren found shocking. It begins with a battle for the soul of a young boy, then takes them to places they’ve never been before in the history of the United States, as a murder suspect claimed demonic possession as a defense.
The film was originally scheduled for a September 2020 release, but due to the COVID-19 epidemic, it was delayed. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It was released by Warner Bros.
Although critics praised Wilson and Farmiga’s performances, they criticized the writing and panned it as being weaker than the previous installments.
It stars Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, and Madison Wolfe.
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