MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,073 this week

The Grudge 2 (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  13 October 2006 (USA)
4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 34,776 users   Metascore: 33/100
Reviews: 283 user | 129 critic | 16 from Metacritic.com

Three interwoven stories about a terrible curse. A young woman encounters a malevolent supernatural force while searching for her missing sister in Tokyo; a mean high school prank goes horribly wrong; a woman with a deadly secret moves into a Chicago apartment building.

Director:

Writers:

, (film "Ju-On: The Grudge")
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $7.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 11 Jul 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 15 Oct 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 24 Jul 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 13 Oct 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 26 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Grudge 2" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Grudge 2 (2006)

The Grudge 2 (2006) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Grudge 2.

User Polls

2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.

Director: Takashi Shimizu
Stars: Megumi Okina, Misaki Itô, Misa Uehara
The Grudge 3 (2009)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A young Japanese woman who holds the key to stopping the evil spirit of Kayako, travels to the haunted Chicago apartment from the sequel, to stop the curse of Kayako once and for all.

Director: Toby Wilkins
Stars: Matthew Knight, Shawnee Smith, Mike Straub
The Ring Two (2005)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Six months after the incidents involving the lethal videotape, new clues prove that there is a new evil lurking in the darkness.

Director: Hideo Nakata
Stars: Naomi Watts, David Dorfman, Sissy Spacek
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Akane begins seeing visions of a female ghost wearing the same yellow hat and red satchel she wore as a school child.

Director: Ryûta Miyake
Stars: Hiroki Suzuki, Ichirôta Miyakawa, Natsuki Kasa
The Grudge (2004)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

Director: Takashi Shimizu
Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

As their curse spreads on all around, the ghosts find their chance to live once again through the pregnancy of a cursed woman.

Director: Takashi Shimizu
Stars: Noriko Sakai, Chiharu Niiyama, Kei Horie
The Ring (2002)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it.

Director: Gore Verbinski
Stars: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox
Mirrors I (2008)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.

Director: Alexandre Aja
Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence.

Director: Oren Peli
Stars: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

After losing her child at birth, the dark horror of the grudge begins growing within her.

Director: Mari Asato
Stars: Kôji Seto, Kuniteru Shigeyama, Kana Tsugihara
Tales from the Grudge (Video 2006)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Toby Wilkins
Stars: Stefanie Butler, Anna Moon, Jenna Morganelli
Horror

A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that curses those who enter it with a violent death.

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Misako Uno ...
...
Ohga Tanaka ...
Toshio (as Oga Tanaka)
...
Toshio (archive footage)
...
...
Zen Kajihara ...
Takashi Matsuyama ...
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

What Was Once Trapped, Will Now Be Unleashed See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La maldición 2  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$586,635 (Brazil) (13 October 2006)

Gross:

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

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Unrated Director's Cut)

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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 reading the diary, the characters read the book left to right, like a book written in English. Japanese, when written in tategaki format (top to bottom) or yokogaki (left to right), still is opened and paged right to left. However, the characters correctly read the printed book in the same scene. See more »

Quotes

Bill: [Trish is cooking bacon] You're gonna burn 'em.
[pause]
Bill: You gonna go shopping for three hours again today? Leave your cell phone off? You think I don't know what you're doing, you think I'm stupid, huh? And yet... you can't make me a simple... DAMN... breakfast!
[Trish then pours the hot oil from the frying pan over Bill's head and whacks him to the floor with the pan]
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in 'Grudge 2': Storyline Development (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Nothing Wrong With The Movie.
29 December 2006 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie and i have to say the movie was great, what was wrong, i know the movie began a bit "dumb" but it got btter and scarier.

First it begins with some bad acting like Christopher Cousins, when he was arguing with Jennifer Beals and where Jake went to Arielle Kebbel Room, And Edison Chen's.

But then every part was drop dead creepy, frighting, and makes you jump out of your seat. Amber Tamblyn and Sarah Gellar did a great job, also Kayko's mother. forget The gory films with cheap frights. The movie suspense, and they might not have lot of visuals effects, but Takashi Shimizu knew how to scare us. this is not The Ring ripoff it much much better, except for the long hair. but it's maybe Japanese culture. any way the movie was awesome.


7 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The scariest film ever made. christianholloway-1
Same Old Man folic7
' Stop Michael it tickles ' MovieMind26
who was looking hot in the muvi, Aubrey or Vanessa, chunkz29
Aubrey/Mom dynamic SilentLaughter
allison zordon42
Discuss The Grudge 2 (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page