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“Based on a True Story”… Or Was It? The Real Ed and Lorraine Warren

If you are a horror fan, you are certainly familiar with Ed, and Lorraine Warren portrayed in The Conjuring movie franchise as well as in the Amityville series. The pair are paranormal experts who investigate the real-life stories that the Conjuring movies are based on. The couple claims that their interest in spirits stems from their Catholic faith, which helps them fend off the forces of evil.

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The horror movies featuring Ed and Lorraine have grossed over $1.2 billion, but the real-life demonologist couple may not be as religious or spiritual as they seem. Warner Bros.’ New Line division promoted the movies as “based on the true story of the Warrens.” However, there have been legal filings and leaked recordings that claim that even the simple depiction of the demonologists as a devoted and pious couple may be a stretch…