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The Conjuring (2013)

R  |   |  Horror  |  19 July 2013 (USA)
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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

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In 1971, Carolyn and Roger Perron move their family into a dilapidated Rhode Island farm house and soon strange things start happening around it with escalating nightmarish terror. In desperation, Carolyn contacts the noted paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, to examine the house. What the Warrens discover is a whole area steeped in a satanic haunting that is now targeting the Perron family wherever they go. To stop this evil, the Warrens will have to call upon all their skills and spiritual strength to defeat this spectral menace at its source that threatens to destroy everyone involved. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for sequences of disturbing violence and terror | See all certifications »

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The Warren Files  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$41,855,326 (USA) (19 July 2013)

Gross:

$137,387,272 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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Andrea Perron wrote a three-part book based on her experiences in the house titled 'House of Darkness, House of Light.' Experiences written about in her book also appear in the film. Perron cites the film as a work of art and not a work of fiction. See more »

Goofs

Just before Ed Warren and Lorraine Warren visit the Perron family on 1 November, 1971, the family is shown watching The Brady Bunch. According to the clock on the mantle, the time is 1:55 in the afternoon, but that show did not start syndicated afternoon reruns until 1975. Furthermore, the episode shown is The Brady Bunch: A Room at the Top which first appeared during prime time in March 1973. See more »

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[first lines]
Debbie: It scares us just thinking about it. When you hear it, you're gonna think we're insane.
Ed Warren: Try Us. Please, from the start.
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Features The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

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This movie is amazing
9 June 2013 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Just saw it yesterday in Nocturna Fim Festival. It was an outstanding film. So well done, scripted and acted. The movie doesn't have any mercy on the audience and it's so disturbing you won't believe until you see.

I'm not gonna enter in details or spoilers, just gonna let you now it a movie that gonna stay for you for a while after you see it. It also opens a door for becoming quite a paranormal investigator myself, looking up for all the details mentioned in the movie, and getting amazed by it' accuracy.

This film it's made to become a new classic in the horror genre, not only because it's quality, but because it's fright factor.

The first half of the movie it's paced down, let you know and love the characters. but the second half! oh boy! it's so damn chilling it will keep you gasping and crawling your hands.

Very well done


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