The Conjuring Universe (2013 – Present)
The Conjuring Universe is an American media franchise and shared universe centered on a series of supernatural horror films. The franchise is produced by New Line Cinema, the Safran Company, and Atomic Monster Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The films present a dramatization of the real-life cases of Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal investigators and authors associated with prominent yet controversial cases of haunting. The main series follows their attempts to assist people who find themselves possessed by demonic spirits, while the spin-off films focus on the origins of some of the entities the Warrens have encountered.
The franchise has been commercially successful, having grossed a combined $2.1 billion against a combined budget of $178 million, becoming the second highest-grossing horror franchise. The franchise has predominantly received positive to mixed reviews.
|Film||U.S. release date||Director(s)||Screenwriter(s)||Story by|
|The Conjuring||July 19, 2013||James Wan||Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes||Tony DeRosa-Grund, Peter Safran and Rob Cowan|
|Annabelle||October 3, 2014||John R. Leonetti||Gary Dauberman||Peter Safran and James Wan|
|The Conjuring 2||June 10, 2016||James Wan||Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes & James Wan and David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick||Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes & James Wan|
|Annabelle: Creation||August 11, 2017||David F. Sandberg||Gary Dauberman||Peter Safran and James Wan|
|The Nun||September 7, 2018||Corin Hardy||Gary Dauberman||Gary Dauberman & James Wan|
|The Curse of La Llorona||April 19, 2019||Michael Chaves||Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis||James Wan, Gary Dauberman and Emile Gladstone|
|Annabelle Comes Home||June 26, 2019||Gary Dauberman||Gary Dauberman & James Wan||Peter Safran and James Wan|
|The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It||June 4, 2021||Michael Chaves||David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick||David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick & James Wan|