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All The Movies In 'The Conjuring' Universe, Ranked

Updated November 5, 2019 131 votes 27 voters7 items

List RulesVote up your favorite movies in 'The Conjuring' franchise including spin-offs.

The best movies in The Conjuring franchise have made it one of the most successful horror movies franchises in recent memory. But which movies in The Conjuring Universe do you think are the most terrifying? You get to help decide with your votes. 

Initially released in 2013, the original film and The Conjuring 2 follows the fictional exploits of Ed and Lorraine Warren which gave way to a much larger Conjuring universe that includes the Annabelle films, The Curse of La Llorona, and The Nun. Each one of these supplemental films is either referenced in a previous film or ties directly into a prequel or sequel. There is a chronological order to the films and they are listed below with both the years they were released and the years they canonically take place. Which means you can watch them in the order of best to worst, story timeline, or by the years they were released.

Check back as the next chapter in The Conjuring franchise is revealed to see where it ends up on the list. Don't forget to vote up your favorite films and vote on new movies in The Conjuring Universe as they are released.

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  • The Conjuring
    Video: YouTube

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%

    Set in: 1971

    • Actors: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: James Wan
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  • The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist
    Video: YouTube

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

    Set in: 1977

    • Actors: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Frances O'Connor, Simon McBurney
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: James Wan
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    Annabelle: Creation

    Annabelle: Creation
    Video: YouTube

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

    Set in: 1955

    • Actors: Talitha Bateman, Stephanie Sigman, Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: David F. Sandberg
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    The Nun

    The Nun
    Video: YouTube

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 26%

    Set in: 1952

    • Actors: Taissa Farmiga, Demián Bichir, Charlotte Hope, Ingrid Bisu, Bonnie Aarons
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Corin Hardy
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