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Annabelle (2014)

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A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.

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John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of a satanic cult, who violently attack the couple. Spilled blood and terror are not all they leave behind. The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now... Annabelle. Written by johntyler249

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Before The Conjuring, There Was Annabelle.


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

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3 October 2014 (USA)  »

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Anabel  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)

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$37,134,255 (USA) (5 October 2014)

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$84,273,813 (USA)
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Trivia

Although supposedly based on true events, and the doll being a real object now kept in the artifacts archive of the Warrens, the end credits state that "The story, all names, characters and incidents portrayed in this production are fictitious." See more »

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Quotes

Father Perez: [to Mia while possessed] May God have mercy on your soul!
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More Today Than Yesterday
Written by Patrick Upton
Performed by The Spiral Staircase
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Annabelle the doll is scary. This movie is not.
9 January 2015 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

About a minute into this film I squealed out of fear when they put the Annabelle doll into frame. I have a genuine fear of dolls like this. They freak me out. Therefore I was excited about this movie - I sincerely thought that there would finally be another movie out there that would manage to scare me (I have 3 in total so far). Sadly this is not the case. The movie was boring and predictable. The worst thing was that they have this terrifying creature-object-thing to make good use of and they failed miserably at using it. I'm genuinely disappointed at the reuse of the same old washed up horror storyline. How'd this script even get approved??! booo! I wish I wrote it so they could actually see what fear of a doll is haha.


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