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Fear Unleashed: How to Watch The Conjuring Movies Chronologically
Derived from a real-life account and revolving around supernatural occurrences, The Conjuring stands as one of the most cherished and widely viewed horror movies ever made. Therefore, for those interested in viewing the films of this series according to the chronological flow of events, how should one go about it?
The Expansive World of The Conjuring Series
Initially named 'The Conjuring,' The Conjuring series comprises a collection of horror movies that focus on the renowned real-life demonologist duo, Ed and Lorraine Warren. Their extensive and remarkable professional journeys set the perfect stage for The Conjuring universe to evolve into a vast interconnected universe.
Navigating the Conjuring Universe
If you want to follow the series chronologically from start to finish, you first need to know the major events that took place in this universe.
From Darkness to Devotion
Between the 5th and 10th century, in Dark Age Romania, the Duke of St. Carta built a castle for devil worshippers. The evil Duke is stopped by the Catholic Church and the castle is turned into a holy place by nuns. These events are depicted in the movie 'The Nun'.
A Tale of Betrayal and Curse
In 1673, a woman in Mexico, after learning of her husband's betrayal, kills her children and is horribly cursed. This story is told in the movie 'The Curse of La Llorona'.
The Origin of The Conjuring
In 1863 in the USA, a woman named Bathsheba sacrifices her own child to the devil and commits suicide. Before she dies, however, she curses anyone who would possess her land. This event is at the center of 'The Conjuring' series.
In 1940s Romania, the bombs of the Second World War reopen a passage in the cathedral. This is the subject of the movie 'The Nun'.
The famous Annabelle
In 1946 in the USA, Annabelle, the youngest daughter of the Mullins family, dies in a car accident. The famous Annabelle doll, made by her family in a bargain with a demon, is the focus of the movie 'Annabelle: Creation' is at the center of the movie.
In 1971, in the movie 'Annabelle Comes Home', the Warren couple took control of the Annabelle doll and locked it in the famous paranormal museum in their home.
So, how should we watch The Conjuring in order?
Here is a list for you to watch The Conjuring universe's films chronologically!
1. The Nun, 2018
When a young nun in a Romanian convent takes her own life, the Vatican dispatches a priest burdened by his troubled history and a novice nun about to complete her final vows to the location. Their mission is to probe the incident, but in the process, they unveil the dreadful secret hidden within the monastery. Braving mortal danger, as well as testing their faith and souls, the pair faces off against the sinister Valak, who manifests as the demonic nun. The convent transforms into a harrowing battleground, where the struggle between life and the curse unfolds.
Date of Incident: 1952 2. Annabelle: Creation, 2017
A twelve years following the heartbreaking loss of their daughter, Samuel Mullins, a craftsman specializing in dolls, and his wife Esther, extend their hospitality to six orphaned girls from a recently shut-down orphanage, along with the overseeing nun. The Mullinses impose a strict prohibition: no one is permitted to enter their deceased daughter's room. However, one evening, Janice, one of the orphans, defies this rule, unwittingly making the Mullins' guests the prey of Annabelle, a doll inhabited by a malevolent spirit.
Date of Incident: 1958 3. Annabelle, 2014
The origin of Annabelle is explored. John Form lives in California and buys his pregnant wife Mia a rare vintage porcelain doll to add to the doll collection in the room of their future child. That same night, the Form family's neighbors are attacked in their home by an evil cult. As Mia and John try to help their neighbors, the attackers break into their house. During the police intervention, the male attacker is killed by the police, while the female attacker commits suicide while holding the porcelain doll in the room of Mia and John's future daughter. The female assailant is Annabelle, the daughter of their neighbors, and the Form family begins to experience supernatural events in their home in the following days.
Date of Incident: 1970 4. The Conjuring, 2013
Ed and Lorraine Warren arrive at a secluded farmhouse to help a family terrorized by dark entities. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves facing the most frightening case of their lives.
Date of Incidents: 1970-1971 5. Annabelle Comes Home, 2019
Determined to prevent Annabelle from wreaking further devastation, world-renowned supernatural investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren lock the doll in a room in their home where they keep cursed objects. One evening, however, while the Warrens are away, a friend of their ten-year-old daughter Judy's babysitter inadvertently lets Annabelle out of the safe box. Free again, Annabelle awakens the evil spirits that have possessed the items in the room and goes after the girls in the house.
Date of Incident: 1972 6. The Curse of La Llorona, 2019
According to a Mexican legend, La Llorona, who in the 17th century drowned her own children out of jealousy and threw herself into a raging river, has been hunting children for centuries to replace her own. Anna, a social worker in 1970s Los Angeles, and her young children suddenly find themselves face to face with this terrifying supernatural entity, and their only chance to escape La Llorona's wrath is a delusional former priest.
Date of Incident: 1973 7. The Conjuring 2, 2016
Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising her four children alone in a house haunted by evil spirits.
Date of Incident: 1976-1977 8. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, 2021
Ed and Lorraine Warren are faced with one of the most sensational cases they have ever handled. A murder suspect, who claims to be possessed by a demonic entity, turns to Ed and Lorraine Warren for help. Trying to save the soul of a demon-possessed child, the couple finds themselves in unexpected situations. As they try to save the child's soul, they uncover a darker secret that stretches from the past to the present.
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