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The Grudge (2004) Poster

(2004)

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Followed by 

Tales from the Grudge (2006) (Video)
The Grudge 2 (2006)
The Grudge 3 (2009)

Remake of 

Remade as 

The Grudge
This is a remake of that remake.

References 

Ring (1998)
The final shot before the closing credits is taken directly from a famous camera shot during the climax of 'Ringu'.
Ring 2 (1999)
The final scene from The Grudge (2004) is a copy of the first scene from Ring 2 (1999) where Sadako's corpse is on the autopsy table and her hair suddenly appears from under the sheet
Ju-on: The Curse (2000) (Video)
Bill Pullman's character serves the plot in the same way that Yurei Yanagi's character did in 'Ju-on'. Also, without giving too much away, the jaw scene is taken directly from 'Ju-on'.
Dark Water (2002)
the scene of the water in the bathtub is a reference

Referenced in 

The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)
Poster can be seen in one scene.
Oculus: Chapter 3 - The Man with the Plan (2006) (Short)
The mirror ghouls are modeled to resemble Kayoko and Toshio, including the Toshio gaping mouth with non-human sounds eminating
Comedy Central Presents: Steve Byrne (2006) (TV Episode)
There is a bit about the Grudge that acknowledges both versions.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
Jeff Katz mentions it. Also, photographs are shown.
The Return (2006)
Several shots of Sarah Michelle Gellars character acting scared are taken straight out of The Grudge
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Monster Madness 2007 Recap (2007) (TV Episode)
James mentions this as the American remake of Juon.
The Unborn (2009)
*SPOILER*An evil spirit takes posession of an old man, and makes his body crawl stairs. Also, he makes similar noises with his throat as the ghost-woman in The Grudge. There is also a scene shortly after the little boy hits Casey with the mirror where he is at the top of the stairs looking through the railing, this is a direct reflection of the little boy Toshio in The Grudge who does the exact same thing.
Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009)
JU-ON/GRUDGE director Takashi Shimizu portrays the students' Chinese professor, and repeatedly references his own films.
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
The Rebound (2009)
Aram mentions the movie
To Begin to Live (2009) (Short)
A character mentions the film in reference to his biggest fear
Being Human: You're the One That I Haunt (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Josh
Scream 4 (2011)
Chloe referenced the film by saying "little asian ghost girls"
My Pure Joy (2011)
Referenced in Dialogue, "If a creepy asian chick is into you and you ditch her, she is going to put a grudge on you or atleast crawl out of your T.V. in 7 days."
Supernatural: Party On, Garth (2012) (TV Episode)
The Shojo spirit physically resembles and makes the same croaking noise as the evil spirit Kayako.
Bad Education: Funeral (2013) (TV Episode)
Mitchell refers to the film.
#LawstinWoods: The Arrival (2013) (TV Episode)
Character Kenny Rogers references "The Grudge" by name when referring to something on the show.
Being Human: Ramona the Pest (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hypnagogia (2014) (Video)
ghostgirl
RuPaul's Drag Race: Glitter Ball (2014) (TV Episode)
Benjamin Putnam says that when Adore Delano took off her shoes during the "lip sync for your life," she "looked a little like the girl from The Grudge (2004).'"
The Creepers (2015)
The movie is in the continuity of the same story with evil puppets.

Featured in 

A Powerful Rage: Behind 'The Grudge' (2005) (Video)
clips shown
Under the Skin with Joseph LeDoux, Ph. d (2005) (Video)
clips shown
30 Even Scarier Movie Moments (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
One of the movies shown.
The Grudge 3 (2009)
During the opening titles, footage from the movie is used
Hollywood's Top Ten: Scream Queens (2011) (TV Episode)
Sarah Michelle Gellar takes #10

Spoofed in 

Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Bill Pullman reprises his role in this takeoff of the film.
Saturday Night Live: Kristen Wiig/Vampire Weekend (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Aw Nuts! Mom's a Ghost!"

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