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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.

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Corin Hardy

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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
Taissa Farmiga ... Sister Irene
Jonas Bloquet ... Frenchie
Bonnie Aarons ... The Nun
Ingrid Bisu ... Sister Oana
Charlotte Hope ... Sister Victoria
Sandra Teles ... Sister Ruth
August Maturo ... Daniel
Jack Falk ... Daniel
Lynnette Gaza ... Mother Superior
Ani Sava ... Sister Jessica
Michael Smiley ... Bishop Pasquale
Gabrielle Downey Gabrielle Downey ... The Abbess
David Horovitch ... Cardinal Conroy
Tudor Munteanu ... Grigore
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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Pray For Forgiveness See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Romanian | Latin

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Nun See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$53,807,379, 9 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$116,330,963, 18 October 2018
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

An advertisement for the film was pulled from the video sharing site YouTube, as many users complained that the five second clip featuring a startling jumpscare was "too scary." Administrators thus removed the ad and apologized, claiming that it was not their intention to publish content that may potentially "offend" or "shock" viewers. See more »

Goofs

The priest and novitiate are sent by the Vatican in Rome to investigate a nun's suicide at a convent in Romania. Churches, abbeys, convents and the Romanian population are almost exclusively Romanian Orthodox Christians, a Christian church with no ties to the Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican. The Romanian Orthodox church doesn't acknowledge the Vatican's authority, wouldn't report its problems to it and is unlikely to accept its help. See more »

Quotes

The Nun: The village will lose its idiot!
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Connections

Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: The Nun (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

You belong to me
by Jo Stafford
[music from the radio in abbey]
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Perfect amount of horror
9 September 2018 | by redflag-25932See all my reviews

Great (re)start to The Counjoiring series. The plot carries, the effects are great, the light bits are enough to make you relax and the jump scenes make you jump. A great movie.


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