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The Conjuring 2 (2016)

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Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising 4 children alone in a house plagued by a supernatural spirit.

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James Wan

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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Conjuring 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

On the first day of shooting, a priest was brought in to bless the set. See more »

Goofs

The layout of the house is very unusual for a UK property of this age. At the top of stairs is the bathroom, with a bedroom at back. The front of the house has a small bedroom over stairs and larger bedroom to the right of it. Also, the rooms are way oversized for the style of house shown at beginning of movie. See more »

Quotes

[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 end of the first set of credits, you can hear the actual recording of Ed Warren talking to Janet. See more »


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Happy Family
from The Conjuring (2013)
Composed by Mark Isham
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Disappointing sequel
1 June 2018 | by andmcqSee all my reviews

I was hoping that the sequel would improve on the 2013 original. Sadly, this is not the case. The Conjuring 2 follows a very similar structure to that of the original, but where the original avoided most problems that plague other horrors films, the sequel stumbles onto most of them.

The sequel makes two significant errors. Poor child actors and revealing far too much about the spooky entity. The first error, poor child actors, was avoided entirely by the original. The second, inexplicably, has the least capable child actor's character (Billy) stutter throughout the film. Completely unnatural and an unnecessary burden on the actor (and audience). B-B-Biscuits? (were the biscuits haunted?).

The second error, turns the film into somewhat of a comedy at times. We learn far too much about the deceased old man. "My house" always cracks me up, surely that's not meant to be scary?

Hoping the third movie is better.


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