2 / 5

‘The Conjuring 2’ (2016)

This too-long sequel is a surreal watch for UK audiences; we’ve never seen council houses the size of mansion before. Add in too much mythology building (The Crooked Man seems like an afterthought) and a random singing scene, and this is the worst from the main series. Too many spooks spoiled the broth.

The Conjuring Universe movies - ranked

Sam Ashurst

It’s the most successful horror franchise of the modern-era – with five instalments, each as blockbusting as the last – despite the wildly varying degrees of quality.

It seems no matter how bad (or good) Warner Brothers’ horror shared universe gets, people are going to keep going to see them. Annabelle grossed over $257 million against its $6.5 million production budget, for Valak’s sake.

But, just in case you do care about quality, we’ve decided to rank them in order of worst to best.

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