The Grudge

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Released 2004

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Director:
Takashi Shimizu
Released:
2004
Rating:
PG-13
The Grudge is a 2004 film that combines a little bit of drama with a whole lot of horror. This film portrays the character Karen (Sarah Gellar) and Doug (Jason Behr) as complete stranges who are forced together. It starts when Karen moves into an old empty house in Tokyo. She soon finds out that this is no ordinary house. There is already something, or someone living there.This thing is considered a supernatural spirit that intends to claim any soul that enters the house. If a person is lucky enough to get out alive, the spirit will curse you. In this film, a spell is cast on Karen and she needs to find a way to break the curse. If she cannot do this then she will be the next victim and lose her soul. She asks her friend, Doug, for help in battling the curse. Will Karen be able to break this curse or will her soul be forever taken?moreless

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  • 50

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    Less scary than creepy, The Grudge may have lost some oomph in the translation from Japanese to English, and the desire for a PG-13 rating probably muted the violence and perhaps t...

  • 40

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    More than anything, The Grudge suggests that it's time for Shimizu to move on.

  • 30

    Variety Scott Foundas

    Viewers of this Sam Raimi-produced, sub-"Amityville" scarefest are likely to hold the real grudge.

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    Asian Horror, Thrillers, Supernatural, Horror Masters