• The Conjuring 2 (2016)

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The Conjuring 2

Release Date: June 10th, 2016

DVD Release Date: September 13th, 2016

R |2 hr 13 min

Plot Summary

In 1977, paranormal investigators Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren come out of a self-imposed sabbatical to travel to Enfield, a borough in north London. There, they meet Peggy Hodgson, an overwhelmed single mother of four who tells the couple that something evil is in her home. Ed and Lorraine believe her story when the youngest daughter starts to show signs of demonic possession. As the Warrens try to help the besieged girl, they become the next targets of the malicious spirit.

Cast: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor, Lauren Esposito, Benjamin Haigh, Patrick McAuley, Simon McBurney

Director: James Wan

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Production Co: Safran Company, Atomic Monster

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Daughter, House, Transformation, Suspenseful, 1970s, Investigation, London, Husband, Survival, Wife, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Wan’s expert deployment of genre jolts is no less in evidence this time around, but as he takes his time — perhaps even a bit too much of it — interweaving the Warrens’ story with that of the Hodgsons, in the London borough of Enfield, he crafts a deep dive into dread. The film builds to a symphonic climax of heaven-and-hell emotion. show more

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen Daily

    Lacking some of the simplicity and elegance of the first instalment, The Conjuring 2 is nonetheless a smoothly efficient horror movie, building to a powerhouse finale rooted in our emotional connection to the film’s well-drawn main characters. show more

  • 30
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    If The Conjuring is an example of the haunted house movie done right, The Conjuring 2 is an example of everything gone wrong. You can only retread old tropes so many times. show more

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