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|Prequel = ''{{Greatest|Annabelle: Creation}}'' (by released date)
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|Prequel = ''[[mh:greatestmovies:Annabelle: Creation]]'' (by released date)
 
|Franchise = ''The Conjuring Universe''
 
|Franchise = ''The Conjuring Universe''
 
|Sequel = ''Annabelle'' (chronologically)<br>''The Curse of La Llorona''<br>Untitled ''The Nun'' Sequel (In development)
 
|Sequel = ''Annabelle'' (chronologically)<br>''The Curse of La Llorona''<br>Untitled ''The Nun'' Sequel (In development)
}}'''''The Nun''''' is a 2018 American gothic supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy and written by Gary Dauberman, from a story by Dauberman and James Wan. It is a spin-off of 2016's ''The Conjuring 2'' and the fifth installment in ''The Conjuring Universe'' franchise. ''The Nun'' premiered at TCL Chinese Theatre on September 4, 2018, and was released in the United States on September 7, 2018, by Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema.
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}}'''''The Nun''''' is a 2018 American gothic supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy and written by Gary Dauberman, from a story by Dauberman and James Wan. It is a spin-off of 2016's ''[[mh:greatestmovies:The Conjuring 2]]'' and the fifth installment in ''The Conjuring Universe'' franchise. ''The Nun'' premiered at TCL Chinese Theatre on September 4, 2018, and was released in the United States on September 7, 2018, by Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema.
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A sequel is currently in development with Akela Cooper penning the script and James Wan and Peter Safran co-producing the project.
   
 
==Plot==
 
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==Reception==
 
==Reception==
''The Nun'' received mixed-to-negative reviews by critics, audiences and fans alike who praise for its performances and atmosphere, but criticism for its weak narrative and over-reliance on jump-scares. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 26% based on 188 reviews, and an average rating of 4.45/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "''The Nun'' boasts strong performances, spooky atmospherics, and a couple decent set-pieces, but its sins include inconsistent logic, and narrative slackness." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 46 out of 100, based on 32 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C" on an A+ to F scale, the lowest of the series.
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''The Nun'' received mixed-to-negative reviews by critics, audiences and fans alike who praise for its performances and atmosphere, but criticism for its weak narrative, inconsistent logic and over-reliance on jump-scares. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 25% based on 202 reviews, and an average rating of 4.45/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "''The Nun'' boasts strong performances, spooky atmospherics, and a couple decent set-pieces, but its sins include inconsistent logic, and narrative slackness.". On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 46 out of 100, based on 32 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C" on an A+ to F scale, the lowest of the series.
 
===Box office===
 
===Box office===
 
''The Nun'' grossed $117.5 million in the United States and Canada, and $248.1 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $365.6 million, against a production budget of $22 million, becoming the highest-grossing film in the franchise and was the box office success, despite receiving mixed-to-negative.
 
''The Nun'' grossed $117.5 million in the United States and Canada, and $248.1 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $365.6 million, against a production budget of $22 million, becoming the highest-grossing film in the franchise and was the box office success, despite receiving mixed-to-negative.

Revision as of 04:30, 24 January 2021

The Nun
Nun of your business.jpeg
How many people did they watch their movie? Nun.
Genre: Horror
Directed By: Corin Hardy
Written By: Gary Dauberman
Starring: Demián Bichir
Taissa Farmiga
Jonas Bloquet
Photography: Color
Distributed By: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release Date: September 4, 2018 (TCL Chinese Theatre)
September 7, 2018 (United States)
Runtime: 96 minutes
Country: United States
Budget: $22 million
Box Office: $365.6 million
Franchise: The Conjuring Universe
Prequel: Annabelle: Creation (by released date)
Sequel: Annabelle (chronologically)
The Curse of La Llorona
Untitled The Nun Sequel (In development)

The Nun is a 2018 American gothic supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy and written by Gary Dauberman, from a story by Dauberman and James Wan. It is a spin-off of 2016's The Conjuring 2 and the fifth installment in The Conjuring Universe franchise. The Nun premiered at TCL Chinese Theatre on September 4, 2018, and was released in the United States on September 7, 2018, by Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema.

A sequel is currently in development with Akela Cooper penning the script and James Wan and Peter Safran co-producing the project.

Plot

When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together, they uncover the order's unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Bad Qualities

  1. The film is a jump scare-fest. All of the jump scares are planted everywhere and are overused to the point where the movie's not scary anymore.
    • Besides, the film isn't even scary despite the dark atmosphere.
  2. The plot is poorly constructed. We are left with filler in the 1st and 2nd acts and finally, something happens in the third act. Up until that, the film is very boring.
    • Also, the film's tone is inconsistent. It goes from dark and dreading to downright silly at times.
  3. There is no reason to make this movie. Valak barely even does anything in The Conjuring 2 and was only there in the movie just to set up this prequel, similar to Annabelle.
  4. Valak's character design makes her look like Marilyn Manson in a drag.
  5. The film reveals everything way too early in the movie. Not only do you see Valak in the first five minutes and see her jumping every 10 minutes, but you also hear her screaming, attacking victims, etc. repeatedly throughout the movie.
  6. There is no tension whatsoever in this film, as it is all ruined with the cheap jump scares.
  7. It tries to introduce a comic relief character in the movie but fails miserably as the character takes away all of the tension in the movie.
  8. What's the deal with The Nun always screaming like an angry hyena when she appears?

Good Qualities

  1. The performances are decent.
  2. The CGI is amazing and better than expected.
  3. The cinematography is dazzling, just like other films from The Conjuring Universe.
  4. The setting is well done though it isn't enough to cover the inconsistent tone.
  5. Good soundtrack composed by Abel Korzeniowski.

Reception

The Nun received mixed-to-negative reviews by critics, audiences and fans alike who praise for its performances and atmosphere, but criticism for its weak narrative, inconsistent logic and over-reliance on jump-scares. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 25% based on 202 reviews, and an average rating of 4.45/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "The Nun boasts strong performances, spooky atmospherics, and a couple decent set-pieces, but its sins include inconsistent logic, and narrative slackness.". On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 46 out of 100, based on 32 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C" on an A+ to F scale, the lowest of the series.

Box office

The Nun grossed $117.5 million in the United States and Canada, and $248.1 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $365.6 million, against a production budget of $22 million, becoming the highest-grossing film in the franchise and was the box office success, despite receiving mixed-to-negative.

Videos

Trivia

  • There was a short, unskippable ad on YouTube for this movie that consisted of a volume pop up going up and down before going mute, which is followed by a jumpscare from Valak. It was later banned from appearing as an advertisement for violating YouTube's advertisement policy for "Shocking Content". You can also click here.

External Links

Comments


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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 2
THE dARKest CHapTER In THe cONjUrING unIvERsE
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EnnardTrap1987

18 months ago
Score 1
Yeah. That ended up as a lie lol.
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Demon Horse

18 months ago
Score 1
This is one of my least favorite movies of all time.
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 0
Same here.
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 4

How many scares does this movie have?


Nun.
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Se

18 months ago
Score 1
EHEHEHEHEH
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Marioland2player

2 months ago
Score 0

This is the full movie someone posted it on youtube
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Se

18 months ago
Score 2
NUN OTHER FILM IS A BORING OR LOATHSOME AS THIS ONE.
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 4
I WILL HAVE NUN OF YOUR RELIGIOUS PUNS!!!
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 4

How many shits do I give?


Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 2
What do you call a nun in a wheelchair? Virgin mobile.
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 4
One Direction disbanded so we should call it "Nun Direction".
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 6

What do you call a sleepwalking nun?


A roamin' Catholic.
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 4
Whats black, white, and red all over? A nun that fell down the stairs. What’s black, white, and laughing? The nun that pushed her.
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Se

18 months ago
Score 2
Do I enjoy any of Brawl Stars’s tediousness? No, it’s NUN.
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Se

18 months ago
Score -1
How many of Hitler’s fans do I like? NUN.
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Se

18 months ago
Score -1
How many Anti-Semitic jokes do I like? NUN.
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Se

18 months ago
Score 1
How many terrorist do I like? Oh wait, IT’S NUN
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Se

18 months ago
Score 1
How many feminazis like ANITA Sarkeesian do I like? It’s a pun of Nita from Brawl Stars, so it’s NUN.
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Se

18 months ago
Score 1
How many propaganda films do I like? NUN, except for Ghostbusters (2016), but not because of the feminazi propaganda.
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 4

Nun other person is as strong as Lil Mamos. Moxy is shaking.

Lil Mamos.jpg
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Se

18 months ago
Score 3
But still, nun other person is stronger than Zeno from Dragon Ball Super.
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DJ2006

16 months ago
Score 1
No, nun other is stronger than Roobarb.
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 6
Yay, comments appear in Recent Changes now!
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EijiZeBoi

18 months ago
Score 6

How many Catholics does it take to change a lightbulb?


Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 6

Knock on the door - THE NUN

Knock on my door - MY MUM
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 4
Is this movie a comedy or a horror?
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 4
This movie's a bunch of nunsense.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 4

How many people enjoyed this movie?


Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 4
THE dARKest CHapTER In THe cONjUrING unIvERsE. Yeah, it was dark. I couldn't see anything.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 2
Oh my god bois, it's the nun!
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Hitormiss

17 months ago
Score 3
I guess its ¨nun¨ of your business
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 4

How much money do I have?


Nun.
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MarioGamer2019TheCringe

17 months ago
Score 3

How much did I watch this movie in theatres?

Nun.

Because I didn't feel like it
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 2

How much do I like Eggrolls?


Nun.
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 1

How much do I like David Harbour Hellboy?


Nun.
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 0

How much is Moxos ugly?


Nun.


Moxos.png
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score -2

How many ideas do I have?


Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 0

Nun chucks

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DJ2006

16 months ago
Score 1
XD
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score -2

How much do I like this movie?


Nun.
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 0
There's no other bad film NUN other than The Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 2

What kind of fun does a priest have?


Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 2

Guess how many fucks I give?


Nun.
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 0

How much non-racist is Loqueesha?


Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 4
I have my dick with me. You ain't getting nun.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 0

What's black and white and red and has trouble getting through a revolving door?


A nun with a spear through her head.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 0

How do you get rid of a nun's hiccups?


Tell her she's pregnant.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 0
H I S I S T E R S
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 0

Guess how much I hate UglyDolls?


Nun.
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 1

Guess how many flies I want in my house?


Nun.
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 0
NUNfriended
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 0
NUN of the above
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 1

How many shrimps do you have to eat?


Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 4

How many sexual partners does a nun have?


Nun.
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ItMeansNothing

17 months ago
Score 2

How many rules does a nun have?


Nun.
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RTL101

17 months ago
Score 0
WTF did i just read ?!
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 0
Y u downvote all of our comments? We're doing nun puns after all.
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RTL101

17 months ago
Score 0
I downvote all your comments ? That's ridiculous.
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RTL101

17 months ago
Score 0
  • all of your
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Portrock1566

17 months ago
Score 0
What the fuck???
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 0
The Nun but every time they say sister James Charles appears.
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EijiZeBoi

17 months ago
Score 2

How much are you straight?


Nun.
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TheInterneto

16 months ago
Score -1
My response to this motherfuckery film NUKE.jpeg
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EijiZeBoi

16 months ago
Score 2

Guess how many people came to my house to get candy on Halloween?


Nun.
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ItMeansNothing

16 months ago
Score 0
Same.
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Masson Thief

16 months ago
Score 1
Nobody came here.
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ItMeansNothing

16 months ago
Score 0

Guess how much I like Face 2 Face?


Absolutely nun.
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EijiZeBoi

15 months ago
Score 0

How many times does a nun lose her virginity?


Nun.
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EijiZeBoi

15 months ago
Score 0
Ur mum a nun.

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