From “Saw” and “Halloween” to “Scream” and “Paranormal Activity,” so lots of our favourite horror movies have gone on to develop into enormous franchises with a number of sequel movies. Nonetheless, none prime the success of “The Conjuring.” Since launching in 2013, “The Conjuring” films have remodeled 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 robust at present. The most recent movie in “The Conjuring” cinematic universe, “The Nun 2,” is ready 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 whole, there are 9 movies which might be a part of this shared universe. Since all of them happen in several places all over the world 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 part there’s 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 is predicated on the real-life Warrens, who had been a husband and spouse duo that investigated circumstances 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 kids 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 automotive accident. After dropping their daughter, Samuel and Esther Mullins tried to see Anabelle once more by making a cope with the satan. Nonetheless, it goes terribly incorrect, and the couple unintentionally lets the demon connect itself to a porcelain doll of their dwelling. All three movies within the “Anabelle” franchise present the demon searching 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 pressure, the duo makes an attempt to banish it into Hell. They suppose they succeeded; nevertheless, 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” is predicated on the Latin American folktale a couple of lady who drowned her kids after discovering that her husband was dishonest on her. As a ghost, La Llorona — aka, the Weeping Girl — now roams the Earth preying on harmless kids. The movie follows a caseworker named Anna whose kids 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 advisable for die-hard followers of the sequence.