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The Grudge 2 (2006)

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In Tokyo, a young woman (Tamblyn) is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister (Gellar). The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt to unlock its secret to save their lives.

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Storyline

In Pasadena, Mrs. Davis sends her daughter Aubrey Davis to Tokyo to bring her sister Karen Davis, who is interned in a hospital after surviving a fire, back to the USA. After their meeting, Karen dies and Aubrey decides to investigate what happened to her and gets herself trapped in the same situation, being chased by the ghost of the house. Meanwhile in Tokyo, the three high school mates Allison, Vanessa and Miyuki visit the famous haunted house and are also chased by the ghost. In Chicago, Trish moves to the apartment of her boyfriend Bill, who lives with his children, the teenager Lacey and boy Jake. On the next door, weird things happen with their neighbor. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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What Began With One....Will End With Many. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, disturbing images/terror/violence, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El grito 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$61,534 (South Africa) (17 November 2006)

Gross:

$1,723,396 (Mexico) (24 November 2006)
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Trivia

On the "Columbia" logo screen before the feature, the standard logo appears normal for a moment, then the hair grows and the Columbia statuette turns to Kayako as the word "Columbia" changes to "Grudge 2". The screen flashes for a moment as this happens. See more »

Goofs

When Aubrey goes into the dark room and picks up the picture, the picture should be black. It was in the developer last. It would have had to go into the stop bath to stop developing, and then the fixer to not go black when it was exposed to real light. See more »

Quotes

Miyuki: They say it is one of the most haunted houses in all of Japan.
Vanessa: Yeah, and that anyone who enters gets the curse.
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Crazy Credits

The Columbia Pictures title lady changed into Kayako Saeki with the torch light she was holding flickered on and off. See more »

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Truly Awful
3 November 2006 | by (London, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This surely has to be lined up for an award....as the greatest Turkey of 2006. Three different story lines running together, but very disconnected from each other; Terrible acting from all concerned; a very readable 'plot' (and I use that term in it's loosest sense) and negligible moments of scariness! Was this re-hash supposed to be scary? Psychological even? Well, it certainly had me breaking out in laughter in several places, but I don't think that was the intention.

Certainly a film to see if you want to sit around with your friends discussing the 'worst movie you've seen' this year. If not, then save your money. I wish I had!


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