Starring: Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Stephen Blackehart, Steve Coulter, Paul Dean, Luca Luhan, Samara Lee
OUR RATING: ★★★☆☆
Supernatural horror sequel from Conjuring Universe franchise, directed and written by Gary Dauberman. The demonic doll, Annabelle, is under the possession of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga), locked in the artifacts room in their home. However, an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target, the Warren’s daughter Judy (Mckenna Grace), and her babysitters Mary Ellen (Madison Iseman), and Daniela (Katie Sarife).
Best Quotes (Total Quotes: 34)
Cop: You folks need to turn around, there’s a pretty bad accident up ahead.
Ed Warren: Uh, anything we can do?
Cop: You a doctor or something?
Ed Warren: Or something.
[he holds up his flashlight at Ed then Lorraine]
Lorraine Warren: He just meant if you need an extra set of hands.
Ed Warren: Yeah.
Cop: We got it covered. Thanks.
[he scans the flashlight in the car and sees the Annabelle doll in the backseat]
Cop: Nice doll.
Ed Warren: That’s what you think.
[the ghost of the girl that Lorraine had seen in the car accident earlier is sat next to Annabelle in the backseat of the car]
Young Woman in Car: I like your doll.
[Lorraine looks back, but sees nobody, she looks at the rear view mirror sees the girl]
Young Woman in Car: I feel cold.
Lorraine Warren: You were just in an accident.
Young Woman in Car: I was?
[after Annabelle summons spirits to attack Ed and he nearly gets run over by a truck]
Ed Warren: I’m okay.
Truck Driver: I’m so sorry! All of a sudden it was like somebody took over my truck. I had no control. Are you okay?
Ed Warren: I’m fine.
[Lorraine looks back at Annabelle in the backseat of their car]
Lorraine Warren: It’s the doll, Ed. It’s a beacon for other spirits.
[Lorraine locks up Annabelle in the glass case in their artifacts room as Father Gordon blesses it]
Ed Warren: Did it work?
Lorraine Warren: The evil is contained.
[as Mary Ellen is grocery shopping, Daniela holds up a newspaper showing a photo of Ed and Lorraine]
Daniela Rios: How could you not tell me what the Warrens did for a living?
Mary Ellen: Shouldn’t you be in math class?
Daniela Rios: Mary Ellen!
Mary Ellen: I babysat the Smiths for over two years and never told you what they did.
Daniela Rios: Oh, what do they do?
Mary Ellen: They’re podiatrists.
Daniela Rios: So not the same.
[referring to Mary Ellen babysitting Judy]
Daniela Rios: Well, obviously, I’m coming over later. We do have that social studies project that we need to work on.
Mary Ellen: Uh, we don’t have any project.
Daniela Rios: Okay, but how would they know?
Mary Ellen: She’s psychic.
Daniela Rios: Then they’re heroes.
Mary Ellen: I think they’re concerned parents who wouldn’t want negative influences around their child.
Daniela Rios: What negative influence? Because I sometimes stay out past curfew?
Mary Ellen: Among other things.
Daniela Rios: So, what’s it like inside the house? Is it all creepy music and cobwebs?
Mary Ellen: No. No, it’s boring suburbia. The inside of your locker is scarier.
[she notices Mary Ellen getting birthday candles]
Daniela Rios: Wait. Whose party, and why wasn’t I invited?
Mary Ellen: Judy’s birthday is coming up, so we’re going to celebrate early.
Daniela Rios: You really are the best babysitter, you know that?
Mary Ellen: Compliments will get you nowhere.
Daniela Rios: What about threats?
[referring to Mary Ellen’s crush, Bob]
Daniela Rios: Did you, uh, happen to notice who’s working checkout?
Mary Ellen: You wouldn’t.
Daniela Rios: You know what they call him, right?
[she turns and goes over to Bob at checkout]
Daniela Rios: Bob’s Got Balls. How you doing?
Daniela Rios: So, Judy, don’t your parents, like keep any creepy stuff around?
Judy Warren: No. They keep it all locked away in a room.
Daniela Rios: Well, can we at least go in and look?
Mary Ellen: No!
Judy Warren: It’s not really good for anyone to go in there.
Daniela Rios: How come?
Judy Warren: It just isn’t.
[after hearing the door bell ring]
Annabelle “Bee” Mullins: Is Annabelle there?
Mary Ellen: Who?
Annabelle “Bee” Mullins: Can Annabelle come out to play?
[Mary Ellen opens the front door to see the spirit of Bee Mullins]
Mary Ellen: I think you have the wrong house. There’s no Annabelle here.
Annabelle “Bee” Mullins: Yes, she is. She’s right behind you.
[Mary Ellen looks behind her and see no one, she hears the Bee giggling and footsteps running away]
Daniela Rios: People are just, they’re really weird about death. That’s probably why the kids pick on you at school. It scares them. They treat it like it’s some disease they don’t want to get, even though everyone already has it. But here’s the thing. I used to think it was fatal and whammo, it’s like out. Like turning off a TV. Then I learned about your parents, and their whole exploration into the afterlife and stuff, and they gave me hope. That maybe life goes on somehow. Maybe my darling dad is still out there somewhere.
Judy Warren: Darling dad?
Daniela Rios: It was a thing. He was darling dad, and I was darling Daniela. Stupid.
Judy Warren: He’s still out there, you know.
Daniela Rios: You think so?
Judy Warren: My parents would say he is too.
[Daniele just then notices the spirit of her dad through the window of the Warrens house]
[after finding Judy trying to ward of evil spirits with a cross]
Mary Ellen: What’s going on? What’s wrong? What’s going on? What happened?
Judy Warren: Nothing.
Mary Ellen: Judy.
Judy Warren: I just got scared.
Mary Ellen: Scared of what?
Judy Warren: Sometimes, I see things. Like how my mom sees things.
Mary Ellen: You mean like ghosts?
Mary Ellen: Where do you see them?
Judy Warren: Everywhere I go.
Mary Ellen: Judy, ghosts used to be people. And not every person you meet is bad, so maybe not all ghosts are bad either.
[Mary Ellen finds Daniela snooping in the Warrens office, looking through one of their case files]
Daniela Rios: You have to see this.
Mary Ellen: What?
Daniela Rios: It’s this case the Warrens investigated about this girl who was terrorized by something called the Ferryman. Here’s a picture of the girl he killed.
[holds up the photo of the girl]
Daniela Rios: Look familiar? I mean, you two could be sisters.
[Mary Ellen takes the photo to look closer]
Daniela Rios: Here’s the rest of the file, if you want to take a look.
[Mary Ellen takes the file]
[referring to all the Warrens case files]
Daniela Rios: Look at all this stuff. How cool.
[finds another case file and opens it]
Daniela Rios: Okay, this is the file on the Black Shuck.
Mary Ellen: The Black Shuck?
Daniela Rios: It was a case the Warrens investigated about a hellhound that possessed a man in England. He terrorized the shit out of this town.
[referring to the photos in the case file]
Mary Ellen: What’s with the coins over their eyes?
Daniela Rios: What?
[Mary Ellen holds up one of the photos]
Daniela Rios: Oh, I don’t know. I didn’t get that far.
[Judy enters the room]
Judy Warren: They used to put them over the eyes of the dead to pay the Ferryman, so he could take their souls to the underworld. It was his toll.
[referring to the photo of a bracelet from one of the Warrens case files]
Daniela Rios: Do you know what this does, Judy?
Mary Ellen: I think it’s called a Mourner’s Bracelet.
Judy Warren: It helps you contact your lost loved ones.
[referring to the photo of a wedding dress from one of the Warrens case files]
Daniela Rios: What’s that?
Judy Warren: Um, it’s a case my parents investigated recently. The wedding dress, it haunts people. It makes them violent.
Mary Ellen: Where is the dress now?
Daniela Rios: Down the hall, in the artifact room.
[Mary Ellen and Judy look at her]
Daniela Rios: I mean, that’s where all this stuff is. Right, Judy? That’s what you said earlier.
Judy Warren: Oh, um, yeah.
[referring to the artifacts room]
Judy Warren: My dad says that everything in there is either haunted, cursed, or used in some ritualistic practice.
Daniela Rios: And what about the doll that’s in there? Because I read this interview with your dad…
Judy Warren: No. Don’t talk about her.
Daniela Rios: Why not?
Judy Warren: She’s in a case for a reason.
[to Bob, who is talking to Mary Ellen by the front door]
Pizza Guy: See you later, Balls.
[he turns and leaves; to Bob]
Mary Ellen: I would invite you in, but like I said…
Bob Palmeri: No, yeah, it’s cool. I thought I’d just stop by and say hi, I guess, so.
Mary Ellen: I’m glad you did.
Bob Palmeri: Me too.
[Bob turns to leave]
Mary Ellen: Hey, Bob, um, how come they call you that?
Bob Palmeri: Um, well, you know how I’m the equipments manager for the basketball team?
Mary Ellen: Yeah.
Bob Palmeri: That’s why. There’s not really like a story or anything behind it. Just like, “Hey, I need balls.” I’m like, “I got it. Balls. Got them.”
[they both chuckle]
[as they see Bob singing and playing his guitar outside Judy’s window to woo Mary Ellen]
Judy Warren: Bob’s got balls.
Mary Ellen: Thank you for coming. I actually think it helped Judy a lot. Sorry you didn’t get to see any cobwebs, or hear any creepy music.
Daniela Rios: Yeah, the Bob thing was kind of creepy at least. But if Bob comes knocking on this door late at night, forget you’re you for a minute and let him in.
[both laugh and Mary Ellen hugs Daniela goodbye]
Daniela Rios: Call me tomorrow and tell me the details.
Mary Ellen: There will be no details to tell.
[referring to Daniela]
Judy Warren: How did her dad die?
Mary Ellen: I don’t know if that’s the best bedtime story.
Judy Warren: Look who my parents are. I’m used to it.
Mary Ellen: Well, the short of it is that he died in a car accident. And the long of it is that Daniela was driving.
Judy Warren: Was it her fault?
Mary Ellen: No. There’s only one person who actually thinks it was her fault.
[after Daniela sneaks back to the artifacts room she sees the spirit of the dad]
Daniela Rios: Dad?
Daniela’s Dad: You did this to me!
[Daniela screams in terror and runs to the door]
Daniela’s Dad: It’s all your fault! Get back here! You did this to me!
[Judy sees the shadow of Bee Mullins on her wall standing up next to Annabelle]
Annabelle “Bee” Mullins: I like your doll.
[Mary Ellen calls Lorraine]
Lorraine Warren: Hello?
Mary Ellen: Oh, thank God. Mrs. Warren?
Judy Warren: Mom?
Lorraine Warren: Mary Ellen? Judy? Is everything okay? What’s going on?
Mary Ellen: Judy’s fine. Um, something is happening inside your house, and I don’t think it’s safe to go outside. We’re not really sure what to do.
Lorraine Warren: Can I speak to Annabelle?
Mary Ellen: I’m sorry?
Lorraine Warren: You need to give her a soul, dear.
Mary Ellen: What?
Lorraine Warren: A soul. She wants her soul.
[Mary Ellen and Judy both gasp]
Lorraine Warren: Give me her soul.
Judy Warren: Annabelle. The doll, she’s the one who’s doing all of this.
Mary Ellen: A doll?
Judy Warren: She wants a soul.
[Mary Ellen embraces her]
Daniela Rios: I just wanted to see him again.
Mary Ellen: What did you do?
Daniela Rios: [sobbing] I wanted to tell him I’m sorry. I know it was my fault.
Mary Ellen: Daniela, what did you do?
Daniela Rios: I let her out.
Judy Warren: What else did you touch?
Daniela Rios: Everything.
Mary Ellen: Where’s Daniela? She came after you.
[they hear Daniela’s voice]
Daniela Rios: Mary Ellen? Judy? I’m up here.
[as Mary Ellen starts to go up the stairs]
Judy Warren: No. That’s not Daniela. Something has a hold of her. I can feel it.
Mary Ellen: What do we do?
Judy Warren: We have to find Annabelle. We have to put her back in the case.
Mary Ellen: Do you know where she is?
Judy Warren: No.
[as Judy goes to follow the spirit of an old priest she’s seen]
Mary Ellen: Wait, wait. Judy, don’t.
Judy Warren: Not all ghosts are bad. Right?
[she follows the spirit and Mary Ellen follows her]
[as Mary Ellen is trying to lock Annabelle back up in her glass case, Judy holds up her cross to ward off the other evil spirits]
Judy Warren: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name! Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven!
[to Mary Ellen]
Judy Warren: Put her in!
[continues to ward of the evil spirits]
Judy Warren: Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us for our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespassed against us, lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil…
[Daniela comes over to help Mary Ellen and they finally manage to lock the glass case]
Judy Warren: Amen.
Daniela Rios: Is it over?
Judy Warren: The evil has been contained.
[after they lock Annabelle back in her case, Bob rushes into artifacts room]
Mary Ellen: Bob?
Bob Palmeri: Are you guys okay?
Mary Ellen: Yeah, we’re okay. Are you okay?
Bob Palmeri: No! There was a werewolf outside!
Daniela Rios: You saw the werewolf?
Bob Palmeri: Yeah.
[referring to Bob; to Mary Ellen]
Judy Warren: He saved me from it.
Mary Ellen: You did?
Bob Palmeri: Yeah. Yeah. Kind of.
Daniela Rios: Maybe we should talk about this somewhere else.
Bob Palmeri: Hey, listen, um, so Homecoming is coming up, and I would really like…
Mary Ellen: Yes. I’ll go.
Bob Palmeri: With me?
Mary Ellen: Yes, if the Warrens don’t kill me first.
[as Bob leans into kiss her, Mary Ellen not realizing, turns away from him]
[as Mary Ellen turns up to Judy’s birthday party with Bob]
Mary Ellen: Is it okay if my boyfriend joins?
Lorraine Warren: Sure.
[Mary Ellen turns to Bob]
Bob Palmeri: Um. Hi, uh, thanks for having us.
[they enter the house]
Ed Warren: Hey.
Ed Warren: Bob’s Got Balls. No kidding.
Lorraine Warren: [to Daniela] You found out the hard way that there is a lot of evil in this room. But you know what I actually like about it? All the evil in here reminds me of all the good that’s out there.
[Lorraine gives Daniela the folded up old photo of her with her dad]
Lorraine Warren: Darling Daniela.
Daniela Rios: Did Judy tell you that?
Lorraine Warren: No, your dad did. He also tells me that he misses you. And to stop being so hard on yourself, because it was not your fault.
[Daniela starts crying]
Daniela Rios: Thank you.
Daniela Rios: Um, I’m sorry.
[Lorraine hugs Daniela]
Lorraine Warren: It’s okay. You’re young. You know, when I was about your age, I once ran off with a boyfriend for three days without telling my parents.
Daniela Rios: [chuckles] I unleashed a demon. So not the same thing.
Lorraine Warren: Well, okay. True.
[both chuckle as they leave the artifacts room]
Daniela Rios: Does Mr. Warren know about this boyfriend?
Lorraine Warren: He was the boyfriend.
Total Quotes: 34
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