The Nun II

critic Reviews

, 52% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Scarier than its predecessor, The Nun II makes for an entertaining addition to the Conjuring franchise despite not being the most original horror sequel.
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    Jenny NulfAustin Chronicle
    The Nun II might be a slight step up from the slog that was The Nun, but that’s a low bar to creep up from.
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    Sergio Burstein Los Angeles Times
    Despite the scares being a tad repetitive, they are made and photographed well, meanwhile, the special effects are first-rate. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Joey ShapiroChicago Reader
    The Catholic horror wheel isn’t reinvented, but the jump scares are so nonstop and occasionally clever that I was left wondering: is this the most fun I’ve had at the movies all summer?
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    Christy LemireBreakfast All Day
    I actually like this better than the first Nun, in terms of its atmosphere, in terms of its mood; and then eventually 4:59 there is some emotional groundedness that the first one lacks.
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    I was never bored by this sequel, and even if I always knew how things were going to work themselves out, my eyes nonetheless remained glued to the screen.
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    Erin BradyInverse
    The Michael Chaves-directed sequel is a messy but entertaining one that finally seems to justify this sub-franchise’s existence.
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    Aglaia BerluttiHipertextual
    Michael Chaves's 'The Nun II' explores the past involving the demon Valak from horror folk. However, the script does not contribute significantly to the mythology of the titular creature or the characters surrounding it. [Full Review in Spanish]

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    Grant WatsonFiction Machine
    Sometimes there is a virtue in simply being charming nonsense.
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    Tim BraytonAlternate Ending
    Does not claim that its storytelling integrity is more important to it than providing a nice, rickety old thrill ride of bumps and shocks.
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    Jeff BeckThe Blu Spot
    It settles for a half-baked story and the same old never-ending series of cheap, lazy, and ineffective jump scares, ultimately making this sequel an even more forgettable horror outing than the original.
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