Annabelle creation had a release on 11 August, 2017 and in India it was released on 18 August. Annabelle creation has polarizing responses to itself but the number of ticket sales is only escalating. The conjuring universe was started in 2013 with The Conjuring followed up swiftly by its prequel Annabelle in 2014. Both the films have received rave reviews around the globe only to become the most successful horror franchise in the history. In 2016 came The Conjuring 2 which is the highest grossing horror film of all time earning 320 million dollars worldwide against the budget of 40 million dollars. The Conjuring one had grosses 318 million dollars against the production budget of 20 million dollars which makes it the most profitable horror film according to the economical line of demarcation. Annabelle released in 2014 had some mixed reviews hence it went upto 256 million dollars against the minimal budget of 6.5 million dollars.
Both Conjuring 1 and 2 grossed 100 million plus in America but more than 57% of their profit came from the rest of the world. Annabelle creation has grossed 102 million dollars worldwide only in it’s first week of the release and 48 million dollar plus in America. The only competition Annabelle creation is facing right now is with Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky. Logan Lucky is an indie of sorts but has already being called one of the best films of the year and a perfect come back for Soderbergh and Daniel Craig into acting. Annabelle Creation serves as a prequel to the entire Conjuring universe only to be followed up by The Conjuring 3 and Nun Spin off which are now in the scripting and production stages respectively.
Conjuring Universe has given at least 2 extra decades to horror genre of films which was considered dead and non-profitable by the studios. Grossing A Billion dollars has put Conjuring Universe with the likes of Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Toy story, Harry Potter and many other super successful franchises of the world cinema.