[The Babadook] VS [The Conjuring]

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Basic information [The Babadook] VS [The Conjuring]
The Babadook The Conjuring
Poster The Babadook The Conjuring
Release date November 28, 2014 (United States) July 19, 2013 (United States)
Rating 6.8(214K ratings) 7.5(485K ratings)
Genres Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Plot A single mother and her child fall into a deep well of paranoia when an eerie children's book titled "Mister Babadook" manifests in their home. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.
Taglines If it's in a word. Or it's in a look. You can't get rid of ... The Babadook Evil Loves Innocence.
Gross worldwide $10,507,563 $320,360,015
Gross US & Canada $964,413 $137,400,141
Opening weekend US & Canada $30,007(Nov 30, 2014) $41,855,326(Jul 21, 2013)
Budget $2,000,000 (estimated) $20,000,000 (estimated)
Top Cast
Essie Davis
Essie Davis
Amelia Vanek
Noah Wiseman
Noah Wiseman
Samuel
Daniel Henshall
Daniel Henshall
Robbie
Hayley McElhinney
Hayley McElhinney
Claire
Barbara West
Barbara West
Mrs. Roach
Ben Winspear
Ben Winspear
Oskar
Chloe Hurn
Chloe Hurn
Ruby
Jacquy Phillips
Jacquy Phillips
Beverly, (as Jacqy Phillips)
Bridget Walters
Bridget Walters
Norma
Annie Batten
Annie Batten
Old Woman in Corridor
Tony Mack
Tony Mack
Principal
Carmel Johnson
Carmel Johnson
Teacher
Patrick Wilson
Patrick Wilson
Ed Warren
Vera Farmiga
Vera Farmiga
Lorraine Warren
Ron Livingston
Ron Livingston
Roger Perron
Lili Taylor
Lili Taylor
Carolyn Perron
Shanley Caswell
Shanley Caswell
Andrea
Hayley McFarland
Hayley McFarland
Nancy
Joey King
Joey King
Christine
Mackenzie Foy
Mackenzie Foy
Cindy
Kyla Deaver
Kyla Deaver
April
Shannon Kook
Shannon Kook
Drew Thomas
John Brotherton
John Brotherton
Brad
Sterling Jerins
Sterling Jerins
Judy Warren
Motion Picture Rating (MPAA) -- Rated R for sequences of disturbing violence and terror
Director Jennifer Kent James Wan
Writer(s) Jennifer Kent Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes
Awards [The Babadook] VS [The Conjuring]
awards

AACTA International Awards 2015

Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Lead Actress
Essie Davis

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2015

Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Horror Film
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Noah Wiseman

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2015

Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Jennifer Kent
Best Woman Screenwriter
Jennifer Kent
Best Breakthrough Performance
Essie Davis

Austin Fantastic Fest 2014

Winner
Best Actor
Horror Features
Noah Wiseman(actor)
Winner
Best Actress
Horror Features
Essie Davis(actress)
Winner
Best Picture
Horror Features
Jennifer Kent(director)
Winner
Best Screenplay
Horror Features
Jennifer Kent(writer)

Austin Film Critics Association 2014

Winner
Breakthrough Artist Award
Jennifer Kent

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards 2020

Winner
Byron Kennedy Award

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards 2015

Winner
AACTA Award
Best Film
Kristina Ceyton
Kristian Moliere
Tied with The Water Diviner (2014).
Best Direction
Jennifer Kent
Best Original Screenplay
Jennifer Kent
Nominee
AACTA Award
Best Editing
Simon Njoo
Best Production Design
Alex Holmes
Best Lead Actress
Essie Davis

Australian Directors Guild 2015

Winner
ADG Award
Best Direction in a Feature Film
Jennifer Kent

Australian Film Critics Association Awards 2015

Winner
AFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Jennifer Kent
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Noah Wiseman
Nominee
AFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Radek Ladczuk
Best Screenplay
Jennifer Kent

Australian Screen Sound Guild 2014

Nominee
ASSG Award
Feature Film Soundtrack of the Year

BloodGuts UK Horror Awards 2015

Winner
BloodGuts UK Horror Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis(actor)
Nominee
BloodGuts UK Horror Award
Best Actor
Noah Wiseman(actor)

BloodGuts UK Horror Awards 2014

Winner
BloodGuts UK Horror Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Best Screenplay
Jennifer Kent
Nominee
BloodGuts UK Horror Award
Best Director
Jennifer Kent
Best Editing
Simon Njoo
Best Soundtrack/Score
Jed Kurzel
Scariest Film

Boston Online Film Critics Association 2014

Nominee
BOFCA Award
Best Film
5th place

Bram Stoker Awards 2014

Winner
Bram Stoker Award
Screenplay
Jennifer Kent(writer)

British Independent Film Awards 2014

Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best International Independent Film

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2015

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Young Actor/Actress
Noah Wiseman
Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2014

Winner
Bucheon Choice Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2015

Winner
COFCA Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Best Overlooked Film
Nominee
COFCA Award
Breakthrough Film Artist
Jennifer Kent
For directing and screenwriting.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
CFCA Award
Most Promising Filmmaker
Jennifer Kent

Chicago International Film Festival 2014

Nominee
Audience Choice Award
Audience Choice Award
Jennifer Kent

CPH PIX 2014

Nominee
New Talent Grand PIX
Jennifer Kent

Críticos de Cinema Online Portugueses Awards 2015

Nominee
CCOP
Best First Feature (Melhor Primeira Longa-Metragem)
Jennifer Kent

Denver Film Critics Society 2015

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Science-Fiction/Horror Film

Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Breakthrough Artist
Jennifer Kent(director, screenplay)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Nominee
DFCC
Best Director
Jennifer Kent
10th place
Best Actress
Essie Davis
3rd place

Empire Awards, UK 2015

Winner
Empire Award
Best Horror
Nominee
Empire Award
Best Female Newcomer
Essie Davis

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards 2015

Winner
Chainsaw Award
Best Limited-Release/Direct-to-Video Film
Jennifer Kent
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Best Supporting Actor
Noah Wiseman
Best Screenplay
Jennifer Kent

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 2015

Winner
FCCA Award
Best Performance by a Young Actor
Noah Wiseman
Best Screenplay
Jennifer Kent
Best Editing
Simon Njoo
Nominee
FCCA Award
Best Film
Kristina Ceyton
Kristian Moliere
Best Director
Jennifer Kent
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Best Cinematography
Radek Ladczuk
Best Production Design
Alex Holmes

Fright Meter Awards 2014

Winner
Fright Meter Award
Best Horror Movie
Best Director
Jennifer Kent
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Nominee
Fright Meter Award
Best Screenplay
Jennifer Kent
Best Editing
Simon Njoo
Best Cinematography
Radek Ladczuk
Best Score
Jed Kurzel

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics 2015

Nominee
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Essie Davis

Golden Schmoes Awards 2014

Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Horror Movie of the Year
Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Actress of the Year
Essie Davis

Golden Trailer Awards 2015

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Foreign Graphics in a Trailer
Icon Film Distribution
Intermission Film
Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Foreign Horror Trailer
Icon Film Distribution
Intermission Film

Golden Trailer Awards 2014

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Foreign Horror/Thriller Trailer
Entertainment One
The Solid State

Gérardmer Film Festival 2014

Winner
Audience Award
Best Feature Film
Jennifer Kent
Winner
International Critics Award
Jennifer Kent
Winner
Special Jury Prize
Jury Prize
Jennifer Kent(Ex- Aequo)
Juno Mak(Ex- Aequo)
For Geung see
Winner
Youth Jury Grand Prize
Jennifer Kent

Horror Society Awards 2015

Winner
Horror Society Award
Best Horror Film
Jennifer Kent

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2015

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis

iHorror Awards 2015

Winner
iHorror Award
Best Final Girl Performance
Essie Davis
Best Foreign Horror Film
Jennifer Kent(Director)
Nominee
iHorror Award
Best Horror Director
Jennifer Kent
Best Horror Character
Tim Purcell

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2014

Winner
ICP Award
Best First Feature
Jennifer Kent
Nominee
ICP Award
Best Lead Actress
Essie Davis
4th place.

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2015

Nominee
INOCA
Best Actress
Essie Davis
5th place.

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
Vincent Koehler Award for Outstanding Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Winner
Sierra Award
Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2015

Nominee
ALFS Award
Actress of the Year
Essie Davis

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best First Film
Jennifer Kent

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2015

Winner
NCFCA Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis

Online Film & Television Association 2015

Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Youth Performance
Noah Wiseman
Best Feature Debut
Jennifer Kent(writer/director)
Best Breakthrough Performance - Female
Essie Davis

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2014

Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis

Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2014

Winner
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Nominee
Best of Puchon
Jennifer Kent

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards 2014

Nominee
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
Jennifer Kent

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2014

Nominee
SFFCC Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival 2014

Winner
Best Actress
Essie Davis
Winner
Special Prize of the Jury
Jennifer Kent

Torino Film Festival 2014

Nominee
Prize of the City of Torino
Best Feature Film
Jennifer Kent

Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2014

Winner
Special Award
Best Director
Jennifer Kent(director)
Best Actress
Essie Davis(actress)
Scariest Film (Fans Choice Award)
Best Trailer
Best Monster/Creature

Village Voice Film Poll 2014

Winner
VVFP Award
Best First Feature
Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Actress
Essie Davis
3rd place.
Best Supporting Actor
Noah Wiseman

10th place. Tied with Jeff Goldblum for Le Week-end (2013) and Patrick d'Assumçao for Stranger by ...More

10th place. Tied with Jeff Goldblum for Le Week-end (2013) and Patrick d'Assumçao for Stranger by the Lake (2013).


Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Youth Performance
Noah Wiseman

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2014

Nominee
WFCC Award
Best Movie by a Woman
Jennifer Kent
Best Woman Storyteller
Jennifer Kent

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2014

Winner
Saturn Award
Best Horror Film

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2014

Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie

CinEuphoria Awards 2014

Nominee
CinEuphoria
Best Special Effects (Sound or Visual) - International Competition

Denver Film Critics Society 2014

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Science-Fiction/Horror Film

Empire Awards, UK 2014

Winner
Empire Award
Best Horror

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards 2014

Winner
Chainsaw Award
Best Wide-Release Film
James Wan
Best Supporting Actress
Lili Taylor

Fright Meter Awards 2013

Winner
Fright Meter Award
Best Director
James Wan
Best Supporting Actress
Lili Taylor
Best Cinematography
John R. Leonetti
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Horror Movie
Nominee
Fright Meter Award
Best Makeup
Best Special Effects
Best Actress
Vera Farmiga
Best Actor
Patrick Wilson
Best Supporting Actor
Ron Livingston
Best Screenplay
Chad Hayes
Carey W. Hayes
Best Score
Joseph Bishara
Best Editing
Kirk M. Morri

Golden Schmoes Awards 2013

Winner
Golden Schmoes
Best Horror Movie of the Year
Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Biggest Surprise of the Year

Golden Trailer Awards 2016

Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Horror
New Line Cinema
Buddha Jones

Golden Trailer Awards 2014

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Horror
Warner Bros.
Buddha Jones
For the trailer "Case".
Best Horror TV Spot
Warner Bros.
Transit
For the TV commercial entitled "Event Review".
Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best Voice Over TV Spot
Warner Bros.
Aspect Ratio
For the TV commercial entitled "Scary Review".

Hollywood Film Awards 2013

Nominee
Hollywood Movie Award
James Wan

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2013

Winner
IGN Award
Best Horror Movie

Key Art Awards 2013

Nominee
Key Art Award
Best Trailer - Audio/Visual
Warner Bros.
New Line Cinema
For creative content on the "Vidoc trailer".
Best Audio/Visual Technique
New Line Cinema
Warner Bros.
Aspect Ratio
For its copywriting in the third trailer "Perron Family".
Best Audio/Visual Technique
New Line Cinema
Warner Bros.
Buddha Jones
For its sound design in the trailer "Case".
Best Audio/Visual Technique
New Line Cinema
Warner Bros.
Aspect Ratio
For its sound design in the third trailer "Perron Family".

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2014

Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Scared-As-S**t Performance
Vera Farmiga

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2014

Nominee
Tar Heel Award

Online Film & Television Association 2014

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Titles Sequence

People's Choice Awards, USA 2014

Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Horror Movie

Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards 2013

Winner
Rondo Statuette
Best Film
James Wan

More details [The Babadook] VS [The Conjuring]
Certificate Not Rated --
Countries of origin Australia, Canada --
Official sites Causeway Films - Festivals & Awards, Causeway Films (Australia) Official Facebook, Official site
Language English --
Also known as Sách Ma The Warren Files
Filming locations Adelaide, South Australia, Australia North Carolina, USA
Production companies Screen Australia, Causeway Films, The South Australian Film Corporation New Line Cinema, The Safran Company, Evergreen Media Group
Runtime 1 hour 34 minutes 1 hour 52 minutes
Color Color Color
Sound mix Dolby Digital Dolby Digital, Datasat, SDDS
Aspect ratio 2.35 : 1 2.39 : 1
Country of origin -- United States
Languages -- English, Latin

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