The Conjuring

The Conjuring

The Conjuring

From the director of Saw and Insidious comes this paranormal horror based on the true story of married demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga). Called upon to help a family terrorised by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse, the Warrens confront a powerful entity and the most terrifying case of their lives.

2013Rating: MA15+, Strong horror themes and violence112 minsUSA
HorrorTrue Story & Biography

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The Conjuring / Reviews

Flicks, Dominic Corry

Flicks, Dominic Corry

Boy James Wan sure does have a thing for dolls. And it's a good thing, as some stuff with a doll is the only really interesting thing that happens in The Conjuring.

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Variety

Variety

A sensationally entertaining old-school freakout and one of the smartest, most viscerally effective thrillers in recent memory.

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Time Out

Time Out

Like the wood-grained farmhouse itself — a beautiful piece of production design by Julie Berghoff — The Conjuring has an analog solidity that makes the terror to come almost unbearable.

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The Dissolve

The Dissolve

With The Conjuring, [Wan] once more turns the familiar terrifying, making it easy to fear what’s behind that closed door, or under the bed, or just around the corner, making a creaking noise that doesn’t sound quite right.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The handsomely shot, expertly button-pushing scare-fest has the polish and the cast to draw older audiences who grew up on shockers built from performances rather than CGI.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

The Conjuring manages to place individuals in one isolated situation after another, where the editing and music are perfectly timed to capitalize on the payoff scare moment.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

As an exercise in classical scare tactics, delivered through an escalating series of primo setpieces, The Conjuring is often supremely effective.

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