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American horror film series including the Conjuring 1 and 2, Annabelle, and other future releases.

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Why does Sister Charlotte have a baby blanket in her suitcase?

In Annabelle: Creation, when Sister Charlotte was unpacking her suitcase in the beginning why was there a baby blanket?
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Where did this boy come from in The Nun?

In The Nun, It occurs to Father Burke that he can enter the castle through the delivery entrance. Just before he hears the bell, he looks at the delivery door. As the camera pans from him to the door, ...
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How did an inverted cross appear on Frenchie's neck?

At the End of the movie The Nun, I was wondering how the cross appeared on Frenchie's neck. I would also like to know what it means and what it can be there for.
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What is the significance of mirrored N in the title of The Nun?

As we can see in this movie poster for The Nun, the N is mirrored. Image Courtesy: Wikipedia What is the significance of this mirrored N? Is it related to the movie plot or character and in what way?...
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How did Frenchie manage to cast out Valak from the Nun's body?

In climactic scene of The Nun, Valak possesses Sister Irene's body while trapping her in a star marked shape in the cellar. While The Nun is chock-holding Frenchie, he manages to grab the orb ...
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Possible continuity error in The Nun?

At the end of the movie The Nun, we see that Frenchie's real name is Maurice. And as they are leaving the Abbey, an inverted cross appears on his neck indicating that he's possessed. The scene cuts to ...
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Were there really bells attached to buried bodies?

In the movie The Nun, Father Burke fell into a coffin and got buried alive in a grave with a tombstone. There was a bell right in front of this tombstone and Father Burke was able to ring this bell ...
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Why was Valak not sent back to Hell?

In the latest entry of The Conjuring universe, the Nun, the evil nun Valak was sealed back to Hell at the end of the movie with Christ's blood. But later, it was revealed that Valak possessed the ...
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How did Annabelle disappear from the closet?

In Annabelle: Creation, where did Annabelle go after she was locked in the closet with the doll? When the closet was opened she wasn't there.
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Why did Bill tell Loraine the riddle?

Why did Bill Wilkins tell Loraine the riddle she used in figuring the name of the demon? I thought the old man's spirit was controlled by Valak.
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Valak's role in Annabelle Creation

Hope, this isn't a duplicate. I've recently watched Annabelle: Creation. And I find that Valak is there (in the form of the 'Evil Nun') in the film. It is clear that when the orphanage girls, their ...
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Who is the girl with black hair in the portrait picture?

At some point in Annabelle: Creation, around 2/3 of length I think, one of the girls finds a portrait picture with the cursed doll and a girl with black hair. So it's not Annabelle, and when she ...
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How did demon contact Janice while it's locked in a room?

In Annabelle: Creation after the Mrs. Mullins explained, we know when girls first enter the house the demon is locked in a room with the Bible pages and can't go out. But the thing I don't understand ...
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Why don't they destroy Annabelle?

So, it wouldn't make for an exciting movie or any sequels, but why doesn't anyone try to destroy Annabelle, like set her on fire or throw her in a wood chipper?
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How did the demon possess Janice without permission to take her soul?

In Annabelle Creation, as told in flashback the demon attached itself to the Annabelle doll after permission from Mullins. In the beginning when demon started haunting Janice, she told sister ...
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How was Devil able to hit Sister Charlotte in Annabelle: Creation?

In Annabelle: Creation, towards the end before Sister Charlotte was killed, she chanted something. What verse is that? Why did it have no effect on the Devil?
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Do I need to watch Annabelle before Annabelle 2?

Like the title says, must I watch the original film, or can Annabelle 2 be watched as a stand-alone movie?
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The Conjuring 2 dining room and library name of demon fact or fiction?

I understand it's based on true story, but I have a question. In The Conjuring 2, in the dinning room and library where the demon's name appears, is that Mr. Wan's idea or something the Warren's ...
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Is there any religious ground for a demon to give up its name?

In the movie The Conjuring 2, the nun-demon is vanquished by being called out its name, Valak. Mrs. Warren managed to write down this demon's name during her encounter in a dream. I vaguely ...
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Is Zoetrope an independent demon?

The Conjuring 2 is one of the best horror movies I have watched, but there is one thing that I am confused about. The boy has a Zoetrope toy, the Crooked man; and the Crooked man actually comes to ...
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Why did they use shallow focus on Ed Warren's role while talking to the demon?

In The Conjuring 2 (2016), Janet is given water and told not to swallow it. The demon has complained that he will answer to the question if they don't see them in face. So Ed Warren turns his back ...
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Was Janet responsible for inviting the demon into her house?

In the movie The Conjuring 2 we saw Janet playing with a Ouija Board and then leave the board under the bed. So was that the cause of the demonic possession in her house?
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What was the significance of nun attire of the demon in The Conjuring 2?

In the movie The Conjuring 2 the demon VALAK is always shown wearing a nun's attire. Nuns are the ones who devote their life to god and well being of the society. So what is the significance? Why is ...
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What did Lorraine see that caused her to lock herself in a room for 8 days?

I know it's a bit late, but just watched The Conjuring yesterday, and I'm very curious to understand one thing: There is a portion where Ed Warren describes some past incident to Roger Perron (while ...
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How did the tapes falling scene in the train trigger Ed Warren to check the tape?

Exactly what was the significance of the tapes falling scene in The Conjuring 2 or what led Ed Warren to check the tape in the train? What was the significance of the falling tapes from the luggage?
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Do I have to see “Annabelle” to understand “The Conjuring 2”?

Do I have to see The Conjuring as well as Annabelle to understand the plot of The Conjuring 2, or does the movie follow a completely new story? Please avoid spoilers in the answers.
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What was the riddle given by Bill Wilkins?

In The Conjuring 2, what was the riddle given by Bill Wilkins to solve? What was its answer and significance in the film?
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Why would the demon do this in “The Conjuring 2”?

Spoilers for the end of the movie: At an early scene of the movie, we see that the demon Valak reveals his name to Lorraine and that the latter scribbles his name in her bible. Later, she hears the ...
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Why was the doll from Annabelle so treasured?

Couple of instances that point to the unexplained & inexplicable importance of the doll sans as the conduit. First, at the beginning, when John gives the doll as a gift to Mia, when she ...
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What happened to the other demons?

In The Conjuring we only get to see what happens to Bathsheba, but what happened to the other demons in the film? Are they harmless and still roaming in the house?
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What was the witch spirit doing with the Annabelle doll?

When Ed and Lorraine Warren are returning from the Perron's, their daughter Judy is haunted by the Witch Spirit. She comes down to see the witch sitting in the chair with the Annabelle doll. We can ...