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The Ring Two (2005)

PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery | 18 March 2005 (USA)
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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Storyline

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

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The dead don't sleep. See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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

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18 March 2005 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,065,237, 20 March 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$76,231,249

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$161,451,538
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Trivia

Hideo Nakata, was the director of the original film Ring (1998) of which this film's predecessor is a remake. See more »

Goofs

Just before Rachel is about to burn the VHS tape in the woods, she pulls out tape from the cassette very easily several times. And we can hear the sounds of the spools in the cassette spinning as she pulls out the tape. This should not be possible to happen. The VHS cassettes have latches locking the spools to keep them from turning. The spools can only be released by a push-in lever accessed by a hole located on the bottom of the cassette. When Rachel is holding the cassette and pulls the tape out, we can see the bottom of the cassette that she has nothing inserted into that hole in order to release the lock of the spools. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

Connections

References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Not as bad as you think it may be, but not as good as the first one.
25 March 2005 | by 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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