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Ring 2 (1999)
"Ringu 2" (original title)

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Reiko takes Yoichi into hiding when her son begins to display frightening powers. Meanwhile, Mai Takano and the authorities begin a desperate search for them, as the mysterious Ring curse spreads...

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Miki Nakatani ...
Hitomi Satô ...
Kyôko Fukada ...
Kanae Sawaguchi
Fumiyo Kohinata ...
Kawajiri Ishi
Kenjirô Ishimaru ...
Ômuta Keiji
Yûrei Yanagi ...
Okazaki
Rikiya Ôtaka ...
Yôichi Asakawa
Yôichi Numata ...
Masako ...
Miwako Kaji ...
Kazue Yamamura
Katsumi Muramatsu ...
Daisuke Ban ...
Heihachirô Ikuma
Rie Ino'o ...
Reita Serizawa ...
Okazaki no Dôryô - Sakuma
Shinmei Tsuji ...
Manshon Kanrinin
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In this sequel to Ringu (1998), Mai Takano is trying to learn more about the death of her boyfriend, Ryuji. She soon hears stories about a videotape haunted by the spirit of a girl named Sadako, who died many years earlier. Supposedly, anyone watching the tape will die of fright exactly one week later. After some investigating, she learns that Ryuji's son, Youichi, is developing the same psychic powers that Sadako had when she was alive. Mai must now find some way to keep Yuuichi and herself from becoming Sadako's next victims. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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23 January 1999 (Japan)  »

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SGD 424,686 (Singapore) (5 November 1999)
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Trivia

Ring (1998) and Rasen (1998) were shot back-to-back from the novels by Koji Suzuki and released in theaters as a double bill. After audiences hated The Spiral, Asmik Ace Entertainment hired the cast and crew of the original to make this replacement sequel. See more »

Quotes

[About Yoichi]
Detective Omuta: He's a monster!
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Kôri no yô ni hohoende
Written by Tomoyasu Hotei
Performed by Miki Imai
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Skip this!
9 April 2003 | by (Medan, Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Yes, skip this and check "Ring O: Birthday" instead, because that film have the same quality as "Ringu".This film is nothing but a confusing package. There's no scare or twisted plot. Just a complicated and dull story line. No need to watch though, but if you want to complete the series you may go for it!

4/10


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