The Devil Made Them Do It: All the Classic Horror Movies Referenced in The Conjuring 3
The Conjuring Universe is well known for its references, both to movies found within its own franchise and to classic horror films. “The Conjuring movies are always these love letters to horror movies,” The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It director Michael Chaves said at a virtual press event ahead of the film’s June 4 HBO Max release. “You look at the first one, you can see so much of The Changeling in it, other horror movies as well. I think it does that with great love.” Chaves managed to capture a bit of that love with his own entry into The Conjuring Universe, including references to some of the most iconic horror films to ever exist. Ahead, we’ve broken down some of the references you might’ve missed in The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, which is now streaming.