The Nun 2 is set four years after the events of the first film, and follows Sister Irene (Farmiga) as she returns to Romania to investigate the death of a young nun at a boarding school. Irene soon discovers that the school is haunted by Valak, the demon nun, and she must team up with a group of students and a skeptical priest (Bloquet) to defeat the evil once and for all.
The film also stars Storm Reid as a young woman with psychic abilities who is drawn to the school, and Anna Popplewell as a nun who has been possessed by Valak.
The Nun 2 has received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its dark and atmospheric visuals and others criticizing its predictable plot and lack of scares. However, the film has been a commercial success, grossing over $233 million worldwide.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a score of 43% based on 120 reviews, with the consensus reading: “The Nun 2 is a visually striking but ultimately uninspired entry in the Conjuring franchise, with a predictable plot and a lack of scares.”
On Metacritic, the film has a score of 46 out of 100 based on 34 reviews, indicating “mixed or average reviews.”
The Nun 2 has been a commercial success, grossing over $233 million worldwide. It is the ninth highest-grossing film in the Conjuring Universe.
The Nun 2 is a visually striking but ultimately uninspired entry in the Conjuring franchise. It has a predictable plot and a lack of scares, but it has been a commercial success.
- Director: Michael Chaves
- Release date: September 8, 2023
- Taissa Farmiga
- Jonas Bloquet
- Storm Reid
- Anna Popplewell
- Bonnie Aarons