The Conjuring is a paranormal thriller. In 1971 the Perron family move into a dilapidated farm house. Terror begins to when the family start to experience strange things around the house. Desperate for answers mother Carolyn contacts a pair of well noted paranormal investigators. What the investigators discover is a satanic haunting that is now targeting the Perron family.
While researching the history of the farm house, the investigators discover the house was once the home of an accused witch that tried to sacrifice her own children to the devil. She cursed all future owners of her land before killing herself in 1863.
When the mother is possessed by her spirit, the investigators, their assistants, and the father must act fast before she unknowingly harms their own children. In order to defeat this menace the investigators will have to rely on all their skills and strengths spiritual. They will have to uncover the source of this haunting before it destroys everyone involved.
The weekend of July 19-21 was not so much different from most other weekends this summer. The new big-budget releases were major disappointments, and a dark-horse film won the week at the box office.