From “Saw” and “Halloween” to “Scream” and “Paranormal Activity,” so a lot of our favourite horror movies have gone on to turn into big franchises with a number of sequel movies. Nevertheless, none high the success of “The Conjuring.” Since launching in 2013, “The Conjuring” motion pictures have revamped two billion {dollars} on the field workplace, making it the highest-grossing horror franchise of all time. A decade after it first started, the franchise continues to be going sturdy at the moment. The newest movie in “The Conjuring” cinematic universe, “The Nun 2,” is about to hit theaters on Friday, Sept. 8.

“The Nun” is only one of a number of spin-off franchises which have come out of “The Conjuring.” The others are the “Anabelle” franchise and “The Curse of La Llorona.” In complete, there are 9 movies which might be a part of this shared universe. Since all of them happen in numerous areas world wide and at totally different time intervals, it may be complicated to maintain monitor of all of them. So, how are all of them linked? Maintain studying for every little thing there may be to learn about “The Conjuring” cinematic universe.

What Is “The Conjuring” About?

The movie that began all of it was “The Conjuring.” It facilities across the Perron household, who transfer right into a farmhouse in Rhode Island with their 5 daughters. After experiencing mysterious supernatural occasions of their new dwelling, the household contacts demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) to assist them eliminate the darkish spirits. The story relies on the real-life Warrens, who have been a husband and spouse duo that investigated instances of alleged hauntings.

“The Conjuring 2” noticed Wilson and Farmiga reprise their roles as Ed and Lorraine because the couple travels to Enfield, England, to assist a single mom and her 4 youngsters after their house is overtaken by a supernatural entity. The film is impressed by the Enfield poltergeist case involving the Hodson household. In the meantime, “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” digs into the trial of Arne Cheyenne Johnson, who claimed in court docket {that a} demon made him kill his landlord, Alan Bono.

How Does “Annabelle” Connect with “The Conjuring”?

The “Anabelle” franchise facilities across the doll that is featured initially of “The Conjuring” movie. “Anabelle: Creation” focuses on the doll’s origins by revealing that the actual Anabelle was a seven-year-old lady who died in a automobile accident. After dropping their daughter, Samuel and Esther Mullins tried to see Anabelle once more by making a take care of the satan. Nevertheless, it goes terribly unsuitable, and the couple by accident lets the demon connect itself to a porcelain doll of their dwelling. All three movies within the “Anabelle” franchise present the demon on the lookout for human hosts to take over because it disguises itself because the doll.

How Does “The Nun” Connect with “The Conjuring”?

“The Nun” follows a demon named Valek who’s disguised as a nun and terrorizes an abbey in 1952 Romania. After Father Burke and Sister Irene are despatched to analyze the darkish power, the duo makes an attempt to banish it into Hell. They assume they succeeded; nonetheless, the demon is revealed to nonetheless be alive and has possessed a person named Maurice. In “The Conjuring,” we study that Ed and Lorraine investigated Maurice in a previous case. Valek later comes again to hang-out Lorraine in “The Conjuring 2.”

How Does “The Curse of La Llorona” Connect with “The Conjuring”?

“The Curse of La Llorona” relies on the Latin American folktale a couple of girl who drowned her youngsters after discovering that her husband was dishonest on her. As a ghost, La Llorona — aka, the Weeping Lady — now roams the Earth preying on harmless youngsters. The movie follows a caseworker named Anna whose youngsters go lacking following an encounter with La Llorona. She seeks assist from Father Perez, who additionally seems in “Anabelle.”

Whereas every of the franchises inside “The Conjuring” cinematic universe can stand by itself, watching all 9 movies is beneficial for die-hard followers of the sequence.