With The Nun 2 gradually inching closer to its theatrical release, The Conjuring franchise went on to reinvent the horror genre in Hollywood with its surprise element, background score, and gripping storyline. The first installment of the horror franchise was released in 2013 and ended up cementing a solid foundation for the James Wan-led horror series.

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The Nun 2

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With every installment, The Conjuring family has expanded over the years catering to its audience with its spine-chilling horror movies. From haunted houses to the demonic presence of the doll named Annabelle and the reputed demonologist Ed and Lorraine Warren played by actors Patrick Wison and actor Vera Farmiga- The Conjuring franchise has come a long way. Without over-hyping or criticizing, here is every movie from The Conjuring franchise.

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

The Conjuring 2 is still by far considered one of the scariest installments of The Conjuring franchise. The 2016 movie dealt with the paranormal experts Ed and Lorraine Warren coming together to help a young girl possessed by a demon. The movie gradually shifts to the people involved in the case.

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The Conjuring 2

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The Nun was introduced in The Conjuring 2. The character of the Nun is a significant part of the movie. The Conjuring 2 offers some of the creepiest scenes which revolves around the ghost of an old man named Bill Wilkins. With a brilliant background score and a dark and quiet atmosphere in maximum part of the movie, The Conjuring 2 stands out in the list of installments in the horror franchise.

The Conjuring (2013)

The 2013 release The Conjuring dealt with the famous demonologist couple Ed played by Patrick Wison and Lorraine Warren portrayed by actor Vera Farmiga. The couple investigates a case brought up by a family based in Rhode Island as their house is cursed by a witch. One of the biggest reasons for the popularity amongst its audience of The Conjuring is its connection with real-life events.

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James Wan directed The Conjuring is still one of the scariest installments of the franchise. One can easily get goosebumps in the scene where Lorraine Warren recalls and joins the dots of what actually happened with the family that stayed in the cursed house before.

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is the third installment of The Conjuring franchise which is based on a completely different background in comparison to the previously released parts. The case of the demonologist couple Ed and Lorraine Warren dealt with a haunting that takes them to an occultist and his intention to target three different characters through a curse that eventually would lead to devastation.

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A scene from The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It also highlights the real-life case of Arne Cheyenne Johnson, who was convicted on the charges of manslaughter with respect to stabbing his landlord. The movie was directed by Michael Chaves, who is the brain behind the upcoming installment The Nun 2. Apart from the paranormal aspect of the movie, it also focuses on the relationship of the demonologist couple.

Annabelle: Creation (2017)

Annabelle: Creation revolves around a group of orphaned girls who start living in a house that is already haunted. From the twists and turns of events, they come to know about the demon behind the list of weird and unusual activities taking place in and around the house.

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Annabelle: Creation

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 Annabelle: Creation is probably the darkest installment of the franchise. However, the predictable storyline is one of the most prominent reasons why it could not make it to the top spot of the most scary installments of The Conjuring. 

Annabelle (2014)

The 2014 release Annabelle deals with a married couple who simply have no idea about what they are stepping into when they bring the Annabelle doll to their home. Actors Annabelle Wallis, Tony Amendola, and Alfre Woodard have given spectacular performances in The Conjuring spinoff.

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On realizing the demonic presence of the doll, the couple throws it away. Anabelle can be credited for setting up a strong foundation for one of the most popular The Conjuring spinoffs of all time.

The Nun (2018)

The 2018 released The Nun is one of the most unconventional installments from the horror franchise. It is different from the previous chapters that were based on haunted homes and revolved around the demonic doll, The Nun chronicles around a monastery based in Romania. With unusual incidents taking place at the monastery, Father Burke and Sister Irene come together to look into the matter.

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The dark and cold atmosphere of the story is perfect, but the predictable plot of the story makes it stand at the lower end with respect to the scariest installments from The Conjuring franchise.

The Curse of La Llorona (2019)

The Curse of La Llorona was directed by Michael Chaves but it was not directly marketed as a part of The Conjuring series. The 2019 movie revolves around a social worker who is worried about a group of kids as one by one they end up becoming a target of a ghost who drowns children.

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The Curse of La Llorona

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The story involved a folktale legend, who turns out to be the actual ghost. The art direction of the installment is creepy as shown in the movie, but instead of becoming scared, the audience enjoyed its laughable jumpscares, which makes it one of the worst installments from The Conjuring franchise.

Annabelle Comes Home (2019)

Annabelle Comes Home is based at the actual home location of the real-life demonologist couple Ed and Lorraine Warren. Unusual events start taking place when a friend of the couple’s babysitter unknowingly reaches out to the haunted objects and artifacts in the vault.

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Annabelle Comes Home

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The plot of Annabelle Comes Home is based on a typical horror genre movie. Even with a great cast, the  Gary Dauberman-directed project could not live up to the expectations of its audience. The oft-repeated storyline leads to a lukewarm reception by the audience. 

The Nun 2 hits the theatres on September 8, 2023 worldwide. Check out the official trailer of The Nun 2 given below.

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