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Annabelle: Creation (2017)

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Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll-maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they become the target of the doll-maker's possessed creation, Annabelle.

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David F. Sandberg

Writers:

Gary Dauberman, Gary Dauberman (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony LaPaglia ... Samuel Mullins
Samara Lee ... Bee
Miranda Otto ... Esther Mullins
Brad Greenquist ... Victor Palmeri
Lulu Wilson ... Linda
Talitha Eliana Bateman ... Janice (as Talitha Bateman)
Stephanie Sigman ... Sister Charlotte
Mark Bramhall ... Father Massey
Grace Fulton ... Carol
Philippa Coulthard ... Nancy
Tayler Buck ... Kate
Lou Lou Safran Lou Lou Safran ... Tierney
Joseph Bishara ... Annabelle Demon
Alicia Vela-Bailey ... Evil Mullins / Demon Hands
Jessie Giacomazzi Jessie Giacomazzi ... Demon Bee (voice)

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Storyline

The manufacturer of dolls Samuel Mullins is a happy family man with his wife Esther and their daughter Bee, who dies after being hit by a car. Twelve years later, Samuel and his wife, Esther, welcomes a nun and six orphaned girls to his home. He tells that only a locked room (that belonged to Bee) and Esther's room would be off limits for the girls. The crippled girl, Janice, manages to sneak in Bee's room during the night and finds a doll locked inside a closet. After she plays in the room, she is haunted by an evil force. What has Janice unleashed in Bee's room? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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

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Trivia

Was associated with a controversial short horror movie contest, in which, Warner Brothers would legally own the contest winner's idea for three years (and have the option to develop a full feature film out of it), while only being obligated to compensate the contestant with $100 USD and a chance to meet the director David F. Sandberg (if available). See more »

Goofs

Sister Charlotte is shown in Romania in a full habit with the same veil as the other nuns which would indicate that she has taken final vows, yet later she is dressed like some nuns do now in a modified habit with a short veil and no wimple. In the period when the film takes place only a postulant (someone who wants to join a religious order but has not taken vows yet) would dress like that. See more »

Quotes

Janice: Forgive me, Father, for I am about to sin.
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Crazy Credits

There's a mid-credits scene the Annabelle doll is sitting in a chair and slightly moves her head. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from The Conjuring (2013) See more »

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You Are My Sunshine
Written by Jimmie Davis
Performed by Charles McDonald
By arrangement with peermusic
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Conjuring franchise saves itself from itself
8 August 2017 | by scandinavianmailSee all my reviews

Annabelle: Creation is a thoroughly well-executed and thought-out medium budget horror in a creepy house with a creepy doll. It is also a borderline comedy at times, cleverly realising that the doll is not only scary but also rather ridiculous. Moving from scares to laughter and back was done with outstanding precision and taste.

The effect where something first happens with thundering sound and action, followed by a deafening silence in anticipation of potential further threats, is somewhat overused, but excellent actors and overall professional production let this kind of small issues pass without much distraction.

As a prequel to the previous movie which was also a prequel, the story is eventually tied to the previous Annabelle vehicle, which felt not only unnecessary but quite clunky and rushed. Stay put for a brief after-credit scene for more Conjuringverse things to come.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

11 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,006,404, 13 August 2017

Gross USA:

$102,092,201

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$306,515,884
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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