Malignant is a 2021 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan from a screenplay by Akela Cooper, based on an original story by Wan, Ingrid Bisu, and Cooper. It stars Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young, and Michole Briana White.
Malignant was released theatrically and on HBO Max in the United States on September 10, 2021, by Warner Bros. Pictures under the New Line Cinema banner. The film received mixed-to-positive reviews from critics. Some praised Wallis' performance, use of violence and the film's third act, while others criticized its lack of scares, uneven tension build and screenplay.