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Rings (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 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 7 days.

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David Loucka (screenplay by), Jacob Estes (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz ... Julia (as Matilda Lutz)
Alex Roe ... Holt
Johnny Galecki ... Gabriel
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Burke
Aimee Teegarden ... Skye
Bonnie Morgan ... Samara
Se Oh ... Blue (as Chuck Willis)
Patrick R. Walker ... Jamal (as Patrick Walker)
Zach Roerig ... Carter
Laura Wiggins ... Faith (as Laura Slade Wiggins)
Lizzie Brocheré ... Kelly (as Lizzie Brochere)
Karen Ceesay ... Flight Attendant
Dave Blamy ... First Officer
Michael E. Sanders ... Pilot
Randall Taylor ... Holt's Father
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Storyline

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. Written by ahmetkozan

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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ring 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,002,632, 5 February 2017

Gross USA:

$27,793,018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,080,890
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The Cicadas, a plot element not featured in the first two films, is a reference to the Japanese myth of the cries of a Cicada, which was a bad omen for tragedy that was about to strike. See more »

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Loses it's way pretty quickly.
15 February 2017 | by HellmantSee 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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