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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 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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3 October 2014 (USA)  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$37,134,255 (USA) (3 October 2014)

Gross:

$84,263,837 (USA) (12 December 2014)
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Trivia

Ellen DeGeneres lived in the apartment used in the movie. While promoting Annabelle (2014) in her show (Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Shia LaBeouf/Gina Rodriguez/Padma Lakshmi/Guest DJ Meghan Trainor (2014)), she explained that: "The apartment in the movie was my first apartment that I moved to in L.A. That was the building I lived in; where they shot the movie. I was watching it going: 'That looks familiar' and it was my building. It was scary back then too." See more »

Goofs

The voice heard from the record was backwards, but the record was playing in "normal rotation" (clockwise). See more »

Quotes

Father Perez: The loveliest masterpiece of the heart of God is the heart of a mother.
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Featured in 2015 MTV Movie Awards (2015) See more »

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More Today Than Yesterday
Written by Patrick Upton
Performed by The Spiral Staircase
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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If people didn't like this movie they are kidding themselves.
2 October 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is certainly one of the spookiest movies I've seen in some time. It had the same jump factor as paranormal activity, and I was on the edge of my seat for the most part of the film! Unlike a lot of horror movies it stayed reasonably believable throughout the entire film and didn't not end with some insane half wit ending.

This is not the conjuring, I'm not sure why people are comparing the two? But I think the comparisons are reflecting the poor reviews which would explain the lower scores! They are two different movies that tie in together but I don't feel they should compete but should be in harmony with each other. If you are a fan of horror movies, especially demons or just want to get your heart racing I 100% recommend this movie!


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