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The Ring Two (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  18 March 2005 (USA)
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Six months after the incidents involving the lethal videotape, new clues prove that there is a new evil lurking in the darkness.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Samara (archive footage)
Father of Emily
Mother of Emily
Male Reporter


A high school student named Jake tries to make his girlfriend Emily watch a cursed tape. But then Jake finds out that Emily covered her eyes and didn't watch the tape, and then Jake is killed by Samara Morgan (from the first The Ring movie). Rachel Keller learns of Jake's death and finds his twisted body in the back of an ambulance. Rachel then realizes she once again has to save her son Aidan from Samara the evil ghost child. Written by LaQuaria "Da Ghetto Gurl" Ghetti

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The dead don't sleep. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, disturbing images, thematic elements and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 March 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Ring 2  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$244,157 (Norway) (18 March 2005)


$75,888,270 (USA) (6 May 2005)

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Hideo Nakata's directorial debut in America. See more »


The Israeli cover of the DVD release contain the names of two of the movie characters - Rachel and Aidan. While Rachel is listed as 'Naomi Watts', Aidan is listed as 'Aidan Keller', instead of his real name, David Dorfman. See more »


[first lines]
Emily: Ever seen a shooting star?
Jake: Sure. You?
Emily: You know what you're supposed to do, right?
Jake: What do you mean, make a wish?
Emily: If you saw one right now, what would you wish for?
Jake: Well, that's a secret.
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Crazy Credits

Similar to the previous movie, there are no opening credits besides the Dreamworks logo. See more »


References Road to Perdition (2002) See more »

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User Reviews

Not as bad as you think it may be, but not as good as the first one.
25 March 2005 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

I liked the first movie, and actually i liked this one two. It is not that bad as a lot of people say, but it is not as good as the first one. What I liked in the first movie, that it was horror movie, and along with that something like a detective movie, Rachel was looking for information about the events happening, and in this movie, there is less of this detective stuff. Second thing I didn't like is directing, or maybe not the directing itself, but (I'm not from English speaking country, and don't know a lot about the movie terms=) the picture, the colors and effects. My taste is a bit different, the picture (I mean everything you see on the screen) was a bit ad hoc, untidy. The effects are also not that good. Despite all these minuses, the movie is still quite interesting, and if you like "The Ring" and this story and the first movie is not enough, this is better than nothing.

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