Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

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James Wan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vera Farmiga ... Lorraine Warren
Patrick Wilson ... Ed Warren
Lili Taylor ... Carolyn Perron
Ron Livingston ... Roger Perron
Shanley Caswell ... Andrea
Hayley McFarland ... Nancy
Joey King ... Christine
Mackenzie Foy ... Cindy
Kyla Deaver ... April
Shannon Kook ... Drew Thomas
John Brotherton ... Brad
Sterling Jerins ... Judy Warren
Marion Guyot Marion Guyot ... Georgiana
Morganna Bridgers Morganna Bridgers ... Debbie
Amy Tipton ... Camilla
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Storyline

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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Evil Loves Innocence. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The same three notes played on the piano from this movie can also be found in a movie called The Creeping Flesh. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie, when the Perron parents are in their bedroom looking out at the dog, it is night time and they have the lights on. When the view changes to the outside looking up to their room, it is clear that only one window is illuminated from the light. The next scene, Carolyn wakes up and two windows are visible in the room. See more »

Quotes

[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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Crazy Credits

When the names "Shannon Kook", "John Brotherton", "Sterling Jerins" appear in the end credits, a white cross on the grave turns upside down. See more »


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Tubular Bells
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Written by Mike Oldfield
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This movie is amazing
9 June 2013 | by monkeybrainjamSee 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Latin

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Warren Files See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,855,326, 21 July 2013

Gross USA:

$137,400,141

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$319,513,860
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Color:

Color

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2.39 : 1
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