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The Conjuring (2013)

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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

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In 1971, Carolyn and Roger Perron move their family into a dilapidated Rhode Island farm house and soon strange things start happening around it with escalating nightmarish terror. In desperation, Carolyn contacts the noted paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, to examine the house. What the Warrens discover is a whole area steeped in a satanic haunting that is now targeting the Perron family wherever they go. To stop this evil, the Warrens will have to call upon all their skills and spiritual strength to defeat this spectral menace at its source that threatens to destroy everyone involved. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for sequences of disturbing violence and terror | See all certifications »

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19 July 2013 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$41,855,326 (USA) (19 July 2013)

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$137,387,272 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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Trivia

The mother of the Perron family claimed to have felt the same strange dark presence, similar to when she first experienced the occurrences depicted in the film. She later tripped and suffered some wounds, which put her in the hospital. See more »

Goofs

When Lorraine is trying to see Rory through April's music box, the little dial used to make it play music changes positions throughout the camera angles. The dial doesn't move when playing, and when Lorraine is finished spinning the dial, it is in a vertical position. When the camera changes to look over Lorraine's shoulder, the dial is in a horizontal position. This changes back to the vertical position when the camera returns to Lorraine. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Debbie: It scares us just thinking about it. When you hear it, you're gonna think we're insane.
Ed Warren: Try us. Please, from the start.
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Crazy Credits

When the names "Shannon Kook", "John Brotherton", "Sterling Jerins" appear in the end credits, a white cross on the grave turns upside down. See more »

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References Blackmail (1929) See more »

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In the Room Where You Sleep
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Holy F*** is all people with me said while watching it throughout.
15 July 2013 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This film was easily one of the scariest films of the decade, complete with a horror package that will make even those new to horror love it, if they are a fan of fear that is. This movie had every guy in the group at the edge of their seats with their girlfriends....it was an intense experience that cannot be missed in theatres. Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmega hold their own as the Perron's and EVERY SINGLE child actor owned the screen. All acting was top notch and gave the viewer a throwback to original days of good horror, not the stuff we've seen nowadays. Time can only tell when a movie like this will come out again but we know now that James Wan is one of the best horror directors of our time.


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