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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 ... 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:

Anabel See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$37,134,255, 5 October 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$84,273,813

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$256,873,813
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Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The real Annabelle doll was given to Donna (a college student at the time) by her mother in 1970. She and her roommate Angie noticed that the doll would move subtlety, then within a few weeks became fully mobile moving from one room to another while they were gone. See more »

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Sonograms were not widely used in the USA until the mid-'70s. The Manson Murders happened in August 1969. See more »

Quotes

Thin Woman: [whispering to Mia] I like your dolls.
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cliché formula horror flick .
22 June 2015 | by feakesSee all my reviews

ANNABELLE. is a cliché formula horror film that they used to churn out every week in the 70's. Creepy in some parts intense in others . but the film falls apart because the center does not hold. Annabelle was based on the doll's cameo in the conjuring a much superior movie. Here they take the doll Annabelle and ignore the true story. The true story is much more scarier then the supposed back story the film makers here tried to present. The Case file of Annabelle as written by the Warrens sends shivers down your spine and gives you nightmares this movie. not so much. The acting is decent and the story is weak. and actually as a whole really does not stand up to close scrutiny. The conjuring does and that's why its a much better film. here the director just does not know how to set up a decent fright. and the writers did not know how to write a decent horror movie. Still if it's Halloween and the lights are low. and you need to watch a horror film and this one is close at hand it'll do. That's not saying much I guess for a film that had all the makings for a much scarier film then what it gives us. The only saving grace is that the acting is suitable and saves the film in some ways.

My advice watch the conjuring instead.


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