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Annabelle is a 2014 american supernatural psychological horror film directed by john r. leonetti, produced by james wan, and written by gary dauberman. it is both a prequel to and spin-off of the conjuring and was inspired by the real doll annabelle. the film stars annabelle wallis, ward horton, and alfre woodard. the film was released worldwide on october 3, 2014. annabelle premiered at the tcl chinese theatre in hollywood, los angeles, united states, on september 29, 2014. the film received mixed reviews upon release; nevertheless, it grossed over $256.5 million against its $6.5 million production budget, making it one of the highest grossing horror films of all time.