The Grudge 2 is the 2006 sequel to the 2004 American horror film remake The Grudge, both directed by Takashi Shimizu. In this continuation, Aubrey (Amber Tamblyn) is the sister of the cursed Karen (Sarah Michelle Gellar) from the first film. After surviving a fire, Karen is interned in a hospital, so Aubrey flies to Tokyo to bring Karen back to their home in Pasadena, California. Shortly after Aubrey's arrival in Tokyo, however, Karen dies. Something seems peculiar to Aubrey, so she decides to investigate what happened to her sister. But hr investigations land her in the same mess and soon she finds herself afflicted by the same mysterious curse and trapped in a race against the clock, to uncover the secret of the supernatural force before it is too late. Though not as popular or well-received as its predecessor, The Grudge 2 is a still source of fright for horror fans.