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Annabelle: Creation (2017)

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12 years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they soon become the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle.

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12 years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they soon become the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle.

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Rated R for horror violence and terror. | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$35,006,404 (USA) (13 August 2017)

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$64,156,901 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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Trivia

Takes place in 1958, 12 years before Annabelle (2014) which took place in 1970. The film opening takes place in 1946. See more »

Goofs

At one stage action is taking place in a basement the characters move past an electrical switch on a wall of modern design.. This are called 'Surface Switch' a plastic box with a dial like switch to 'ON or OFF. This design would not have been available in the time era of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Janice: Forgive me, Father, for I am about to sin.
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Crazy Credits

There's a short scene after the first credits where the Annabelle doll is sitting in a chair and slightly moves her head. See more »

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Follows Annabelle (2014) See more »

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Clown Box
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Conjuring franchise saves itself from itself
8 August 2017 | by (Taiwan) – See all my reviews

Annabelle: Creation is a thoroughly well-executed and thought-out medium budget horror in a creepy house with a creepy doll. It is also a borderline comedy at times, cleverly realising that the doll is not only scary but also rather ridiculous. Moving from scares to laughter and back was done with outstanding precision and taste.

The effect where something first happens with thundering sound and action, followed by a deafening silence in anticipation of potential further threats, is somewhat overused, but excellent actors and overall professional production let this kind of small issues pass without much distraction.

As a prequel to the previous movie which was also a prequel, the story is eventually tied to the previous Annabelle vehicle, which felt not only unnecessary but quite clunky and rushed. Stay put for a brief after-credit scene for more Conjuringverse things to come.


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