Annabelle: Creation
Annabelle: Creation (2017)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: August 11, 2017
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

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

Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly

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

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

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

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Annabelle: Creation explores the backstory behind the haunted doll first seen in the original Conjuring...

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Jamie Righetti
indieWire

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.

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Emily Yoshida
New York Magazine/Vulture

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

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Juanma Fernández París
El Nuevo Día

Although as a horror film "Annabelle: Creation" achieves nothing particularly deep, Sandberg's successful direction manages to consistently shake the nerves of the viewer. [Full review in Spanish]

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Brian Tallerico
RogerEbert.com

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.

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Julia Cooper
Globe and Mail

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

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Erick Estrada
Cinegarage

The film surpasses what was previously seen in the universe of The Conjuring thanks to its first part, but the rest doesn't give for more. [Full review in Spanish]

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
There is nothing about this movie that I didn't like. Tense, amusing and brilliantly acted! Much better than than first. hugely enjoyable!
Tyler Harper
A solid new movie in the Conjuring Universe, Annabelle Creation relies on many horrifying jump scares rather than a strong plot. The film is still far better… More
KJ Proulx
I can't believe this is the review I'm writing for this film, but Annabelle: Creation is awesome. After the huge disappointment that was the first… More
Filipe Potter
From greatly crafted scares to its creepy-inducing cinematography, Annabelle: Creation boasts creative talent from its cast members, young and old, and the… More
Luke Andrews
Annabelle: Creation is a far superior sequel in every way. I was one of those few that actually like the prequel to The Conjuring. It wasn't great I agree… More
EpicLadySponge the Adventurer
Annabelle: Creation relies so much of its screen time attempting to terrorize people than actually focusing on its plot like those that came before this film… More