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The Grudge 2 (2006)

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

$39,143,839 (USA) (10 November 2006)
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Trivia

In a deleted scene, Aubrey finds a man playing peek-a-boo with no one on the subway. This is a reference to the original Ju-on: The Grudge (2002), which featured peek-a-boo as a plot device. 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

Allison: [referring to the grudge] They followed me here!
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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, also while flickering instead of saying Columbia it said Grudge 2. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Grudge 2: Ready When You Are Mr Shimizu (2007) See more »

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User Reviews

 
I actually like this movie........
5 November 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Shoot me if you must. Shun me if necessary. But I actually really liked this movie. It kept me entertained for 102 minutes and provided some great scares. I never keep my hopes up for sequels and this movie was no different. This was atmospheric and despite what some people say, it did have a plot, although it was all over the place (so it's kind of hard to explain). The acting was good from all. Takashi Shimizu is a great director, he knows how to create suspense and keep it for the duration of the movie. He also knows how to keep an "all over the place plot" very easy to follow. I'm also glad he introduced some new elements into the plot which made it much more interesting. (Can't wait until the final installment)! And finally, the curse (Kayako and Toshio) is still as scary and creepy as ever. There were many scenes that had me very creeped out.

3½/5.


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