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PG-13| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
It sounds like just another urban legend -- a videotape filled with nightmarish images leads to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. Newspaper reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) is skeptical of the story until four teenagers all die mysteriously exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery.

Cast: Naomi Watts , Martin Henderson , David Dorfman , Brian Cox , Jane Alexander , Lindsay Frost , Pauley Perrette , Amber Tamblyn

Director: Gore Verbinski

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG

The Ring (2002)

Release Date: October 18th, 2002|1 hr. 55 min.

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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The pickings are slim for scares this Halloween season (Ghost Ship, Below), so The Ring wins first prize by default. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    So good it's scary. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Too many threads are left dangling and the movie ultimately proves too implausible to put alongside those horror classics. show more

  • October 30, 2009 SRich539
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    Samara is a creepy little girl with a lot of issues..........what a great movie it scared the *&^* out of me...........

  • July 21, 2009 Rean Rossier
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    This movie is famous of the horror & everything in it. I enjoyed it so much it scared me in some parts but still a great movie sad that girl fell done the well poor girl she was so young anyways great movie, nice acters, & one of the top horror movies on my list". * INCLUDES A BRIEF MILD SPOLIER*

  • July 14, 2008 Emrohann
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    REALLY SCARY, EXCELLENT IF YOU WANT TO SCARE SOMEBODY!!!! Oh yeah.... and don't turn on your T.V. unless you want to see the cursed ring... Great movie, EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT!!!!!

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'The Ring 3' Set to Terrorize the 17 People Who Still Own VCRs

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Kelly Woo on Jul 18th, 2014 4:00PM

It's been over 12 years "The Ring" literally scared people to death via videotape. A sequel to the hit horror movie followed a couple years after, but a long-awaited third movie has been stuck in...

18. 'The Ring': Samara Crawls Out of the TV - 20 Most Iconic Horror Scenes of All Time

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Mike Bracken on Oct 14th, 2010 12:00PM

The Movie: 'The Ring' (2002) The Scene: Rachel (Naomi Watts) and her baby's daddy Noah (Martin Henderson) have been investigating why a mysterious videotape causes everyone who...

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