Horror movies are a popular genre for those who love to get scared, and The Conjuring series is one of the most beloved franchises in the genre. With its demonic possessions, haunted dolls, and creepy nuns, this franchise has become a fan-favorite for its suspenseful storytelling and chilling atmosphere. But with so many movies and spin-offs, keeping track of what goes where can be tough.
The Conjuring is the first movie in The Conjuring series and where it all began. Released in 2013, the movie follows paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (played by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) as they try to help a family being terrorized by a dark presence in their new home. The movie quickly became a hit with both critics and audiences alike, earning praise for its suspenseful storytelling, well-developed characters, and strong performances.
Annabelle is the first spin-off in The Conjuring series. Released in 2014, the movie tells the story of the infamous Annabelle doll, which was first introduced in The Conjuring. The movie takes place before the events of The Conjuring and shows how the doll became possessed by an evil entity. Despite mixed reviews from critics, Annabelle was a box office success, grossing over $257 million worldwide.
The Conjuring 2
The Conjuring 2 is the second movie in The Conjuring series. Released in 2016, the movie picks up a few years after the events of the first movie and sees Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to England to help a family haunted by a malevolent spirit. The movie is known for its creepy visuals, intense scares, and strong performances from Wilson and Farmiga.
Released in 2017, the movie tells the story of how the Annabelle doll was created by a toy maker after the tragic death of his daughter. It then follows a group of orphans who move into the toy maker’s home years later and accidentally awaken the doll’s evil presence. This movie received positive reviews from critics and was another box-office hit for the franchise.
The Nun is another spin-off in The Conjuring series and the fifth movie in the franchise. Released in 2018, the movie takes place before the events of The Conjuring and follows a priest and a novice as they investigate the suicide of a nun at a haunted abbey in Romania. The movie is known for its jump scares, eerie atmosphere, and strong performance from Taissa Farmiga, the younger sister of Vera Farmiga.
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
The Curse of La Llorona is a standalone movie that is connected to The Conjuring universe. Released in 2019, the movie tells the story of a social worker who unwittingly unleashes the curse of La Llorona, a legendary ghost who preys on children. The movie is known for its creepy visuals, tense moments, and strong performance from Linda Cardellini.
Annabelle Comes Home
Annabelle Comes Home is the third movie in the Annabelle trilogy and the seventh movie in The Conjuring series. Released in 2019, the movie sees Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed Annabelle doll to their artifact room in their home. However, things quickly take a turn for the worse when Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room. While not as well-received as some of the other movies in the franchise, Annabelle Comes Home was still a box-office success.
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is the latest movie in The Conjuring series and the eighth movie overall. Released in 2021, the movie takes place in the 1980s and follows Ed and Lorraine Warren as they investigate a murder case where the defendant claims to have been possessed by a demon. The movie is known for its intense action sequences, suspenseful storytelling, and strong performances from Wilson and Farmiga.
The Nun 2 (2023)
The Nun 2 is the upcoming sequel to the 2018 movie The Nun. According to reports, the movie will take place four years after the first movie’s events and follow Sister Irene (played by Taissa Farmiga) as she faces the demonic force Valak again. The movie is set to be released in theaters on September 8, 2023.
The Conjuring TV series (TBD)
The Conjuring TV series is an upcoming show that will continue the story of the Warrens. While not much is known about the series yet, it is expected to be produced by James Wan and Peter Safran, who have produced the previous Conjuring movies. There’s no word yet on when the series will premiere on HBO Max, but fans are eagerly awaiting more information.
The Conjuring: Last Rites (TBD)
The Conjuring: Last Rites is an upcoming movie in The Conjuring series and will be the tenth movie overall. While little is known about the plot or release date, the title suggests that it may mark the franchise’s end. Only time will tell what the future holds for The Conjuring series, but fans are hoping for more spine-tingling tales from Ed and Lorraine Warren.
The success of the previous three movies has created a dedicated fan base that is still hungry for more, which has led to many rumors and speculations about the potential plot and release date of the next movie. With the franchise’s track record of delivering spine-chilling scares and engaging storylines, it is safe to say that the anticipation for “The Conjuring 4” will only continue to grow until there is official news on its development.