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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 R. Leonetti

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Gary Dauberman
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Annabelle Wallis ... Mia
Ward Horton ... John
Tony Amendola ... Father Perez
Alfre Woodard ... Evelyn
Kerry O'Malley ... Sharon Higgins
Brian Howe ... Pete Higgins
Eric Ladin ... Detective Clarkin
Ivar Brogger ... Dr. Burgher
Geoff Wehner ... Neighbor
Gabriel Bateman ... Little Boy
Shiloh Nelson ... Little Girl
Sasha Sheldon ... Nurse
Camden Singer ... Clerk
Robin Pearson Rose Robin Pearson Rose ... Mother
Keira Daniels Keira Daniels ... Young Annabelle Higgins
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$37,134,255, 5 October 2014

Gross USA:

$84,273,813

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$257,047,661
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2.39 : 1
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Highest grossing horror film in the Philippines, surpassing Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). See more »

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Prior to Mia going into the basement, she is wearing dark green pants with a white shirt, but while in the basement she has beige pants with the white shirt. See more »

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Evelyn: I'm old. Which means there's very little that surprises me anymore and if it does, I'm too tired to show it.
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Unoriginal Chucky with Skirt
10 January 2015 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Santa Monica, California, Mia (Annabelle Wallis) and John Gordon (Ward Horton) are happily married and Mia is pregnant. John is concluding the medical school and does not have much time to give attention to his beloved wife, so he buys an ancient and rare doll named Annabelle for her collection. But soon their next door neighbors are attacked by two members of a satanic cult that break in their house and attack them after killing the neighbors. Mia and John are saved by the police officers and Mia needs to rest until the delivery. But there is a fire in their house and Mia early delivers a baby girl, Leah.

The family moves to an apartment in Pasadena but first Mia throws the doll Annabelle away in the garbage. However she finds the doll in a box while unpacking things in her new home. Weird things happen to Mia and she befriends Evelyn (Alfre Woodard), who works in a bookstore, and she learns about an evil cult that wants Leah's soul. When John and Mia summons Father Perez (Tony Amendola) to help them with Annabelle, evil is stronger than the priest and he is sent injured to the hospital. Who may save Leah's soul now?

"Annabelle" is an unoriginal horror movie with an evil doll that is a sort of Chucky with skirt. The plot is creepy in few moments only and never engaging. The story is weak but the performances and the cinematography are decent. I had great expectations with this movie and the deception was also great. But if the viewer sees this movie with less expectation, he or she may enjoy some fright moments. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Annabelle"


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