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Rasen (1998)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Horror  |  31 January 1998 (Japan)
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A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kôichi Satô ...
Mitsuo Andô
Miki Nakatani ...
Hinako Saeki ...
Shingo Tsurumi ...
Miyashita
Shigemitsu Ogi ...
Maekawa Keibuho
Yutaka Matsushige ...
Yoshino
Daisuke Ban ...
Heihachirô Ikuma
Naoaki Manabe ...
Kobayashi
Naoto Adachi ...
Funakoshi
Eri Kakurai ...
Rieko Andô
Ryûichi Sugahara ...
Takanori Andô
Masanobu Yada ...
Junsa Buchô
Ryûma Uchida ...
Kansatsui Joshu
Chû Takatsuki ...
Kirokui
Kôzô Satô ...
Shashin Gakari
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A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit. Written by Anonymous

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The Spiral brings the dead back to life. See more »


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31 January 1998 (Japan)  »

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A spirál  »

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$2,900,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The author of the book, Kôji Suzuki, makes an appearance as the smiling father with his family in the fairground train. See more »

Quotes

Mitsuo Ando: There is not a man in the world who would wish his own son dead.
Mai Takano: Dr Ando, Dr Takayama didn't want Yoichi to die. He wanted to save him... for Reiko.
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Followed by Ring 2 (1999) See more »

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See Ringu 2 Instead
5 August 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have see Rimgu 2 (I have not seen for a while) few times before I even heard of this movie. I think Ringu 2 was okay movie, it wasn't bad but could be much better, i loved The Ringu

I Hoping this would be Improvement of Ringu 2 but once a again it was another let down.

Rasen (1998) Is The forgot ringu sequel, it came out almost at the same time as Ringu as( it sequel in book series as well,) it was huge flop and then a year later Ringu 2 came out!

now I know why it is know as the forgotten sequel , it wasn't really that good, it wasn't scary at all, it was just really bizarre and really dull.

This move was not scary at all, we don't see any one come out the TV set but we do see Sadako who just appears from no were next to person who seen the tape.

She looks just like normal human person who trying seduce the person who seen the tape.

I found this really forgettable! There is also TV show called Rasen as well based on Ringu series!

4 out of 10


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