The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror movie. The movie is based on the real life events of Ed and Lorraine Warren. It is set in Rhode Island in 1971. It stars Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor, Mackenzie Foy, and Joey King. The Conjuring was released in the United States and Canada on July 19, 2013, and in the United Kingdom on August 2, 2013. A prequel titled Annabelle was released in October 2014. A sequel, The Conjuring 2 was released in 2016.