Insidious: Chapter 2 is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. The film is a sequel to 2010’s Insidious, the second installment in the Insidious franchise, and the fourth in terms of the series’ in-story chronology. The film stars Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne, reprising their roles as Josh and Renai Lambert, a husband and wife who seek to uncover the secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
In 1986, Lorraine Lambert summons demonologist Elise Rainier to help her son Josh, who is being followed by the spirit of an old woman. After encountering paranormal phenomena in the Lambert Home, Elise tells Lorraine that they must suppress Josh’s astral projection abilities for his own safety.
Twenty-five years later, Josh’s wife, Renai Lambert, is under questioning about the death of Elise. She is warned that if Josh’s fingerprints are found at the crime scene, he will be prosecuted for Elise’s murder. Josh, Renai and their children Dalton, Foster and Cali, relocate to Lorraine’s house. They soon begin to encounter strange, seemingly paranormal events.
Specs and Tucker, Elise’s associates, visit Elise’s house and discover a videotape of the 1986 investigation. Upon reviewing it, they find someone standing behind Josh in the video. The next morning, Dalton tells his mother that he has been having bad dreams involving a woman in a white dress; as well as hearing Josh talk to an unseen figure. Renai receives a call from the police stating that the fingerprints do not match Josh’s. The woman in the white dress appears and attacks Renai. Josh hears a voice urging him to kill his family