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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

Writer:

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.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the film you see two murderers who break in and go on a rampage to kill the neighbors, one of whom was named Sharon. This was no doubt in reference to Sharon Tate, a high-profile victim of a very similar real-life murdering cult led by Charles Manson. This cult, in fact, is mentioned on the news in the beginning of the film the same night the neighbors are murdered. See more »

Goofs

When Mia moves into her new apartment she hears noises from the apartment above her but when Evelyn jumps out of the window with Annabelle you can see that the window she jumps from is the top floor window. See more »

Quotes

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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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Annabelle/Gone Girl (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

More Today Than Yesterday
Written by Pat Upton (as Patrick Upton)
Performed by The Spiral Starecase
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Not nearly as bad as I thought it would be!
1 October 2014 | by coolbeanjSee all my reviews

"C'mon! A haunted doll? ...Really??"

Obviously, I really wasn't expecting much. But similar to my experience with The Conjuring, I left the theater actually feeling quite satisfied. The doll wasn't as central to the story as one would expect, rather it was more of a symbol of evil in the film. There was some nice character development, an interesting plot, and plenty of moments where I had my mouth wide open because I was terrified! This movie is a lot of fun, and (to my surprise) I would definitely recommend it if you're looking for a movie with fun scares and ACTUAL substance to the storyline (radical concept for a horror film). Bravo! Can't wait to see The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist in 2015.


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