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The Ring Two (2005)

PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 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


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Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


During the shooting of a carnival scene, locals mistook the set for an actual carnival and wandered in. They were included as extras in the film. See more »


When Rachel and Aidan pull up to their house near the beginning of the film, the camera lenses and hood cover are reflected in the lower left corner of the frame off of the car door as it pulls up to the curb. 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 »


Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

Interesting and abounding in weird unsettling energy
16 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I'm not a horror fan at all, but got invited to this screening and decided to go see what all the hoopla was about. What I got was an interesting piece which I might sooner qualify as a supernatural thriller than a horror movie (but I guess that's what J-horror movies are). Sure, it's quite gross in a couple of places and there are a few heart-stopping moments as well, but what really impressed me was that the entire movie, from the first minute to the last, is filled with this weird kind of suspenseful energy. Even when literally nothing particularly frightening in itself is going on, it still feels «off», it's still unsettling, uncomfortable, on edge. And that for me was the strength of this movie. Not having seen Hideo Nakata's previous Ringu movies, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that he seems to be a master of creating an atmosphere scarier than any special-effect driven sequence could. All the actors did a good job as well – and Sissy Spacek's cameo was a nice touch – though I would have liked to have seen a bit more background to the Max-Rachel relationship. All in all, I predict a good show at the box-office for this one!

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