The Nun is a 2018 American gothic supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy, from a story by James Wan. It is a spin-off/prequel of 2016’s The Conjuring 2 and the fifth installment in the Conjuring Universe franchise.
The film stars Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga and Jonas Bloquet, with Bonnie Aarons as the Demon Nun, an incarnation of Valak, from The Conjuring 2. The plot follows a Roman Catholic priest and a nun in her novitiate as they uncover an unholy secret in 1952 Romania.
The Nun grossed $117.5 million in the United States and Canada, and $248.1 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $365.6 million, against a production budget of $22 million, becoming the highest-grossing film in the franchise.