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Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
"Ju-on" (original title)

Video  -  Horror | Mystery  -  11 February 2000 (Japan)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Yûrei Yanagi ...
Shunsuke Kobayashi (segment "Toshio")
Yue ...
Ryôta Koyama ...
Hitomi Miwa ...
Yuki (segment "Yuki")
Asumi Miwa ...
Kanna Murakami (segment "Yuki")
Yumi Yoshiyuki ...
Noriko Murakami (segment "Yuki")
Kazushi Andô ...
Tsuyoshi Murakami (segment "Yuki")
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Yoriko Dôguchi ...
Nakamura (segment "Mizuho")
Jun'ichi Kiuchi ...
Tezuka (segment "Mizuho")
Denden ...
Yoshikawa (segment "Kanna")
Tarô Suwa ...
Kamio (segment "Kanna")
Reita Serizawa ...
Iizuka (segment "Kanna")
Shirô Namiki ...
Kansatsui (segment "Kanna")
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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 k wedgwood

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The strange vocal sounds were performed by director Takashi Shimizu. See more »

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Ju-on the original film
4 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film's originality is lost with the current Americanized version (The Grudge) The sound effect when the mother appears to the unaware will haunt you and stay with you long after viewing, and you may want to watch it again to see what you missed the first time. There are many details in this film. Ju-on is a horror film that is worth buying unseen.. It is that good!! You will think twice after watching before entering a home, Look at cats in a different way, and hope that you never encounter a place with a Ju-on attached to it. These spirits are not the type you want to communicate with and are best (if possible)avoided. I highly recommend watching and buying Ju-on.


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