The Conjuring (2013)
The Conjuring SynopsisBefore there was Amityville, there was Harrisville. The Conjuring tells the true story of Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga), world renowned paranormal investigators, who were called to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives.
The Conjuring Release Date
In Theaters July 19, 2013
The Conjuring Credits
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor, Joey King, Shanley Caswell, Haley McFarland, Mackenzie Foy, Kyla Deaver, and Sterling Jerins
Written by: Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes
Directed by: James Wan
Produced by: Tony DeRosa-Grund, Peter Safran, and Rob Cowan
MPAA Rating: [ R ]
Distributor: New Line Cinema
External Info: The Conjuring Official Website
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