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Annabelle: Creation (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Annabelle: Creation adds another strong chapter to the Conjuring franchise - and offers further proof that freaky-looking dolls remain reliably terrifying.

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A couple still grieving the death of their daughter take in children from a local orphanage, but the family are soon terrorized by a demented doll known as Annabelle. Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto, Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, and Lulu Wilson star in this horror sequel from director David F. Sandberg (Lights Out).

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Cast

Stephanie Sigman
as Sister Charlotte
Anthony LaPaglia
as Samuel Mullins
Miranda Otto
as Esther Mullins
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Critic Reviews for Annabelle: Creation

All Critics (154) | Top Critics (24)

The set-up is promising, and it offers some decent early jump scares. But eventually the thinness of the material becomes overwhelmingly obvious.

August 13, 2017 | Rating: C | Full Review…

It might not be another Conjuring, but [Annabelle: Creation] manages to channel the appeal of the franchise well enough to keep its blood flowing until the next installment.

August 11, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Has echoes of the original film, and works more with mood and less with cheap scares than either Annabelle or The Conjuring 2, resulting in a truly effective genre flick.

August 11, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

While the original Annabelle was a rather decent, well-crafted chiller, this one seems a bit more ham-fisted and less satisfying.

August 11, 2017 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

It's proof that slower doesn't always mean better in horror.

August 11, 2017 | Full Review…

Sandberg does nothing to update his horror film from some of the genre's more damaging stereotypes.

August 11, 2017 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Annabelle: Creation

½

Now that we've had three seperate origins for the Annabelle doll, maybe we can put the doll to rest. In fairness to director David F. Sandberg however, Creation is entire leagues better than the first Annabelle.

Gimly M.
Gimly M.

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½

Much more effective than the first Annabelle movie, this is a smart prequel made by a very competent director who knows how to avoid the clichés and build tension mostly through the use of silence, relying on a creepy mystery that slowly grows to become something terrifying.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

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There is nothing about this movie that I didn't like. Tense, amusing and brilliantly acted! Much better than than first. hugely enjoyable!

Film Crazy
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