What's the best order to watch The Conjuring Universe movies?
Warner Bros with New Line Cinema has tried to replicate the Marvel Cinematic Universe's success by coming up with cinematic universes of its own. In 2013, it released a supernatural horror called The Conjuring, which generated over $300 million worldwide. It spawned a direct sequel and then five more spin-off films. All those films culminated with the latest release of The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It in theatres and on HBO Max.
That entry even brought The Conjuring Universe over the $2-billion mark at the box office. The Conjuring films tell the story of Ed and Lorraine Warren, a real-life couple who began investigating paranormal activities in the 1960s. The first two Conjuring films are based on files from some of their most terrifying experiences, while the other films in the universe, including Annabelle and The Nun, serve as origin stories for the demonic entities haunting the Warrens.
You can watch all The Conjuring Universe movies in the order that they released in theatres. That's always fun. But a more interesting and perhaps even horrifying viewing experience is to watch them in the order of events that happen (aka chronologically). Allow us to explain.