The Conjuring Reviews

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September 5, 2020
Remarkably retro yet effective in its chills and thrills.
July 17, 2020
If you're looking for some really good scares, The Conjuring is what you want.
July 8, 2020
"The Conjuring," takes pages from two of our favorite subgenres-the haunted house and the exorcism-and combines them to great effect to tell a purportedly true tale of real life terror.
June 25, 2020
Horror junkies will find 'life after death' when watching The Conjuring; a dark, overwhelming and chilling film that constantly shoots fear to entertain. [Full review in Spanish]
March 31, 2020
Fans of James Wan's previous output, or fans of haunted tales of abject terror, will find a lot to love in The Conjuring, even if it ultimately falls short of "all time great" status in a busy and convoluted climax.
October 11, 2019
This decade's definitive horror classic.
August 22, 2019
You won't see a better crafted creepathon come out of the studios anytime soon.
April 10, 2019
Perhaps what gives The Conjuring its pulse is the decision to tell the story from the point of view of the investigators -- giving the film a much-needed human layer.
March 2, 2019
seems like James Wan has found his official ghost movie shooting style, because ... I feel like this film is almost indistinguishable from Insidious.
February 14, 2019
The back half of the movie is also more formulaic and less interesting in every other way. The characters no longer offer surprises, and the scares are more predictable.
January 26, 2019
On balance, though, The Conjuring is an effective horror tale, with a couple of gut-punch moments, and that's more than can be said of many other genre offerings.
December 14, 2018
This film surpasses the best of the movie franchise in its ability to unnerve audiences in a uniquely skillful and spine-chilling approach to the haunted house narrative.
October 10, 2018
There's nothing terribly new about Australian director James Wan's sixth film-it's just a testament to good scares.
October 10, 2018
The Conjuring lives up to the marketing and hype, it is easily one of the best horror films so far this year.
August 28, 2018
One of the first films in years where I was legit scared.
August 23, 2018
Traditional tropes are as fresh as ever in what is an unnerving, albeit kitsch horror of remarkable finesse.
August 14, 2018
Wonderful dark elements and a pretty tight script, it's definitely worth the watch, horror fan or not.
May 19, 2018
A great antidote to your standard dehumanizing horror movie.
April 17, 2018
The film is blood-chilling and easily as terrifying, if not more so, than classic '70s horrors like The Exorcist.
April 12, 2018
Whilst all films of this nature have some element of predictability, The Conjuring manages to keep things fresh and the viewer on the edge of their seat.
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