Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a supernatural spirit.

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James Wan

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Chad Hayes (screenplay by), Carey W. Hayes (screenplay by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Wilson ... Ed Warren
Vera Farmiga ... Lorraine Warren
Madison Wolfe ... Janet Hodgson
Frances O'Connor ... Peggy Hodgson
Lauren Esposito ... Margaret Hodgson
Benjamin Haigh ... Billy Hodgson
Patrick McAuley ... Johnny Hodgson
Simon McBurney ... Maurice Grosse
Maria Doyle Kennedy ... Peggy Nottingham
Simon Delaney ... Vic Nottingham
Franka Potente ... Anita Gregory
Bob Adrian ... Bill Wilkins
Robin Atkin Downes ... Demon Voice (voice)
Bonnie Aarons ... Demon Nun
Javier Botet ... Crooked Man
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Storyline

In 1977, paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to London, England, where single mother Peggy Hodgson believes that something evil is in her home. When Peggy's youngest daughter starts showing signs of demonic possession, Ed and Lorraine attempt to help the besieged girl, only to find themselves targeted by the malicious spirits. Written by ahmetkozan

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The next true story from the case files of Ed and Lorraine Warren


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Rated R for terror and horror violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The tune being whistled by the spirit of Bill Wilkins is the folk song "This Old Man" or "Children's Marching Song". See more »

Goofs

From the late 1960s, Marylebone station's covered cabway had large black-on-white British Rail signs reading "Marylebone" complete with a British rail logo in red and mounted across the road at each end of the roof. These were not taken down until the privatization of British Rail in the mid 1990s. They are absent in this film, set in 1977. See more »

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[first lines]
Lorraine Warren: After everything we've seen, there isn't much that rattles either of us anymore. But this one... this one still haunts me.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, actual images of The Warrens and The Hodgsons are shown. See more »

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Featured in Half in the Bag: 2016 Movie Catch-up (2016) See more »

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There Was A Crooked Man
Written by Joseph Bishara
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Definitely scarier than the first!
14 June 2016 | by jdogkgSee all my reviews

I was really counting on this movie to raise my scare level to the top, and if you haven't seen this movie, you have no idea what I am talking about! Oh my gosh, this film was freaking terrifying! For three years I was plagued with nightmares of the first movie, and i didn't think any movie could be more scary. Conjuring 2 definitely proved me wrong! Not only were there jump scares but REAL horror, not just being startled by a loud noise but James Wan shows us what real horror is. There were many rising suspense scenes and you have no idea what will happen. That is what scary is! Demons are what true scariness are. What lurks in the darkness is something to be terrified about. And this movie shows us this perfectly. Like I said it does have jump scares, and I appreciated that, why? BECAUSE NONE IF THEM ARE FALSE, they were not a cat jumping out or a character popping out, every single one was real and lived up to the rising suspense that was built up. Not only is it scary but it is an awesome story. As a matter of fact a TRUR STORY. It was very well told and unlike most horror movies today it actually had a PLOT. The twist in the end is brilliant, unpredictable and pieced together the plot elements well. Also greatly shot, greatly acted and great character development. Unlike most horror movies this has Likable CHARACTERS. Unlike most horror movies it's not a gore fest or has countless swear words, it's rated R JUST because of how SCARY it is. I love James Wan he is terrific at what he does. Every horror director now days NEEDS to see the insidious trilogy and of course the 2 conjuring movies. This has restored my faith in horror movies! I definitely recommend it. See it with your spouse, friends, girlfriend or boyfriend (definitely do not bring your kids) and you will have the thrill of a lifetime! By the way you might want to look under your bed tonight! 😉


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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Conjuring 2 See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,406,314, 12 June 2016

Gross USA:

$102,470,008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$320,392,818
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