“Nothing could ever make me dislike The Conjuring franchise”: James Wan’s Horror Masterpiece Nears its End With Release Date After Reviving the Genre Back from Dead

James Wan's The Conjuring franchise ends its haunting journey with a final chapter in September 2025.

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  • After a decade of terror, James Wan's The Conjuring franchise culminates on September 5, 2025.
  • Fans praise Wan for reviving interest in the genre through effective storytelling and atmosphere.
  • As the upcoming film promises to end with a bang, fans eagerly await the final outing in the franchise.
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James Wan, the mastermind behind The Conjuring franchise, which has been a beacon of modern horror, is set to conclude his iconic run with the release of the final film on September 5, 2025. Marking the end of a series that not only redefined the horror genre but also revived interest in the supernatural, Wan is now poised to focus on other projects. 

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Director James Wan | image: Gage Skidmore, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Meanwhile, as the release date of the last Conjuring movie hit social media, fans expressed their excitement as well as heartfelt appreciation for the iconic franchise. Praising James Wan for revolutionizing the horror genre and leaving an indelible mark on the industry, fans await the last outing in 2025. 

James Wan’s Final Movie in The Conjuring Universe Will Release in 2025

Launched in 2013, James Wan‘s The Conjuring introduced audiences to the real-life investigations of Ed and Lorraine Warren, portrayed by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga. Delving into the authentic incidents, combined with a chilling narrative, iconic visuals, and meticulous direction, Wan quickly set his film apart from typical horror fare. 

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The movie found unprecedented success for not just its jump scares but for its ability to build an eerie atmosphere and delve into the psychological aspects of fear. Thereafter, the film’s impact extended beyond its initial installment, birthing multiple sequels and spin-offs, including Annabelle and The Nun. But now, after becoming a cultural phenomenon, the franchise eventually reached its end. 

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Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga in a still from The Conjuring | Warner Bros.

Beginning with a modest budget and a bold vision, James Wan’s The Conjuring universe confirmed the release of the final chapter by the end of next year, as per @DiscussingFilm. Promising to offer his legendary and unique blend of psychological horror with supernatural elements one last time, Wan is poised to return with his familiar characters and eerie atmospheres in his last outing, releasing in 2025. 

Fans Excitedly Await the Final Outing After James Wan Revived the Genre 

Although the report of The Conjuring universe approaching its end sounded saddening, it simultaneously managed to spark excitement among fans. Taking to social media, netizens thus expressed their appreciation towards James Wan for revitalizing the horror genre, like no one ever could. People then praised Wan’s influence by implying that many filmmakers attempted to replicate his formula, but barely anyone succeeded. 

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Meanwhile, as the filmmaker’s legacy culminates with the final chapter in The Conjuring franchise, fans eagerly anticipate a thrilling conclusion to the saga. Further, with James Wan helming the project, expectations skyrocketed, as the final installment promised to be a momentous occasion, marking the end of an era and once again cementing Wan’s status as a horror legend.

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A still from The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It | Warner Bros.

Amid such excitement, the upcoming film promised to weave together the lore from the previous entries, and address the long-standing plotlines and character arcs, much like each film expanded The Conjuring universe with fresh, interlocking stories while maintaining the core elements. Therefore, in the wake of Wan’s franchise coming to an end, fans can only expect the final film to honor the filmmaker’s unwavering commitment to the horror genre.

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