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Rings (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror | 3 February 2017 (USA)
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A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.

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Julia (as Matilda Lutz)
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Blue (as Chuck Willis)
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Jamal (as Patrick Walker)
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Faith (as Laura Slade Wiggins)
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Kelly (as Lizzie Brochere)
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Holt's Father
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Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt, when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious video said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen before.

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Drama | Horror

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Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, thematic elements, some sexuality and brief drug material | See all certifications »

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The Ring 3  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,002,632, 5 February 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$27,780,085, 21 March 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,018,523, 2 April 2017
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1.85 : 1
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Producers Laurie MacDonald, Walter Parkes, J.C. Spink, Chris Bender, makeup effects artists Bill Sturgeon and Bart Mixon, and stunt coordinator Keith Campbell are the only people to have worked on all three films in the Ring series. See more »

Goofs

Julia is wearing a ring when Gabriel scans her hand but it doesn't show up in the scanned picture of her hand. See more »

Quotes

Sky: 7:10. I win, bitch.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the movie, the stars in the Paramount logo flicker, the background darkens and for a brief moment, the stars change into the sign of The Ring. See more »

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Follows The Ring (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss This
Written by Richard Parkhouse, Adam Slack, Luke Spiller, George Tizzard & Joshua Wilkinson
Performed by The Struts
Courtesy of Interscope Records
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Loses it's way pretty quickly.
15 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

'RINGS': Three Stars (Out of Five)

The third installment in the American supernatural horror franchise, following 2002's 'THE RING' and 2005's 'THE RING TWO'; the series is based on the 1998 Japanese horror movie 'RINGU'. This sequel has a college student, and his girlfriend, trying to survive the curse of Samara Morgan; which haunts you for a week, before death, after watching a mysterious video tape. The film was directed by F. Javier Gutierrez, and it was written by David Loucka, Jacob Aaron Estes and Akiva Goldsman. It stars Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki and Vincent D'Onofrio. The movie has been a hit at the Box Office, so far, but (of course) it's received mostly negative reviews from critics, and fans alike. I found it to be pretty disappointing.

A college professor, named Gabriel (Galecki), discovers the curse of Samara Morgan; after buying an old VCR at a garage sale, with a mysterious tape in it. He creates a college experiment out of the curse; where he assigns students to watch the tape, and then he finds them someone else to show it to (which saves their lives). Holt (Roe) is one new student that's unlucky enough to get the assignment. When Holt's girlfriend, Julia (Lutz), doesn't hear from him, she comes looking for him.

The film starts out pretty promising, and it's creepy enough (like the others), but it loses it's way pretty quickly. There's definitely some cool, and somewhat frightening, scenes in it; but they're mostly all in the first half of the movie. This sequel is definitely not as original, or as memorable, as it's predecessors; but it's worst crime is that it's just boring. The first half is mildly amusing, but the second half is definitely a bore!

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