A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Director:

Corin Hardy

Writers:

Gary Dauberman (screenplay by), James Wan (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Demián Bichir ... Father Burke (as Demian Bichir)
Taissa Farmiga ... Sister Irene
Jonas Bloquet ... Frenchie
Bonnie Aarons ... The Nun
Ingrid Bisu ... Sister Oana
Patrick Wilson ... Ed Warren
Vera Farmiga ... Lorraine Warren
Lili Taylor ... Carolyn Perron
Charlotte Hope ... Sister Victoria
Sandra Teles ... Sister Ruth
Maria Obretin Maria Obretin ... Sister Abigail
August Maturo ... Daniel
Jack Falk ... Daniel
Lynnette Gaza ... Mother Superior
Ani Sava ... Sister Jessica
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Storyline

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 the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in 'The Conjuring 2,' as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned. Written by Warner Bros.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for terror, violence, and disturbing/bloody images | See all certifications »

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Taissa Farmiga, who played Sister Irene in this film, is the younger sister of Vera Farmiga in real life, who played Lorraine Warren in The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016), and The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021). The Demon Nun, played by Bonnie Aarons, also appeared in The Conjuring 2 (2016) and had a brief cameo in Annabelle: Creation (2017). Though the sisters' characters are not at all related to each other, they are both devout Catholics with clairvoyant abilities. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) When Sister Irene is teaching children at the beginning of the story, she affectionately teases a child by rubbing a spot of red paint on the girl's nose. She is interrupted by someone entering the room, and when the child with the red-painted nose turns to see who's come in, the red paint is no longer there. See more »

Quotes

The Nun: The village will lose its idiot!
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Crazy Credits

Mario Di Donato, Fr. Burke stand-in. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Nun/Peppermint (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

You Belong to Me
Written by Chilton Price, Pee Wee King and Redd Stewart
Performed by Jo Stafford
Courtesy of Hanover Music Corp./Corinthian Records
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The Nun
12 September 2018 | by gareth-robinson407See all my reviews

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Country:

USA | Romania

Language:

English | French | Romanian | Latin

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$53,807,379, 9 September 2018

Gross USA:

$117,450,119

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$365,551,694
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | 12-Track Digital Sound (IMAX 12 track)| Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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