In Tokyo, a young woman (Tamblyn) is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister (Gellar). The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt to unlock its secret to save their lives.
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.
In different parts of Tokyo, four young and seemingly healthy people suddenly die of heart failure at exactly the same moment. Reporter Kazuyuki Asakawa decides to investigate the deaths, ... See full summary »
Jealous of his wifes love for another man, a teacher from her high school, a man brutally kills his wife and young son. Searching for the son who has missed a lot of school, the teacher enters their house, only to find the dead ghost of his mother, and consequently has a heart attack and becomes a ghost himself. The story goes on to tell of the new tenants of the house and what they experience, and an investigation by two police officers into why so many people are dissapearing. Written by
"Ju-On" has to be one of the creepiest horror films I have ever seen.Essentially the ghost story,it tells four interconnected stories that are all tied to the same house and the events that happened there.The film is extremely moody as it has almost dream-like atmosphere.The manifestations of spirits in "Ju-On" are so sudden and bone-chilling that it will surely make your skin crawl.Personally I think that the idea of the blood curse of the house(the grudge)is well-developed and the acting is decent.It's nice to see also Chiaki Kuriyama as a schoolgirl Mizuho Tamura.So if you are a fan of creepy Japanese horror you can't miss it.Highly recommended.
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