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The Grudge 2 (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  13 October 2006 (USA)
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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.

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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:

La maldición 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,723,396 (Mexico) (24 November 2006)
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To keep the mood on the set light, the actors and director would often joke around and attempt to frighten one another. This included a Karaoke session performed by Shimizu, Takashi on Kebbel, Arielle's birthday. See more »

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In the opening scene right before Audrey walks into the house, there's a table lined with pictures and as the camera is passing by you can get a quick second-long glimpse of the camera as it passes. See more »

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Good except for the horrible acting.
16 October 2006 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I did enjoy the movie for the Ghost attack scenes as well as the story in general. I do think the movie had some very poor acting in it. Now the bad acting was obviously not present during the scare scenes but every time any of the characters spoke a line I cringed, especially in the first scene with the 3 school girls. I also found that Amber Tamblyn gave a bad performance. The only performance that didn't suck was Sarah Michelle Gellar. I think the bad performances can be attributed to the language barrier between the Japanese director and the English speaking cast. And here is what bothered me the most about the movie... How is it that a 70 year old Japanese exorcist who has lived in a very rural area of Japan her whole life and has gone quite crazy learn to speak perfect English?


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