A scene from the Conjuring with Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga. Photo courtesy Grace Hill Media/Warner Brothers

Can a horror film lead people to God?

(RNS) This weekend’s box office winner, “The Conjuring,” is a creepy horror flick with all the requisite creaky doors, demon spawn and blood-curdling exorcism scene. But filmmaker brothers Chad and Carey Hayes hope it can prompt viewers to think about God and the existence of evil.