The Ring parents guide

The Ring

Overall C+

Be careful what you watch! After popping a video tape into her VCR player, Katie (Amber Tamblyn) receives a a mysterious phone call telling her she has only seven days to live. A week later her Aunt (Naomi Watts) is asked to investigate the young girl's sudden death.

Release date October 1, 2002

Violence C
Sexual Content B+
Profanity C-
Substance Use A-

Why is The Ring rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Ring PG-13 for thematic elements, disturbing images, language and some drug references.

Run Time: 115 minutes

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The Ring
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Horror, Violence, Coarse Language
Alberta 14A Frightening Scenes
Manitoba Not Rated Frightening Scenes, Not Recommened for Children-----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Ring is directed by Gore Verbinski and stars Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Ring movie is September 10, 2002. Here are some details…

The Ring releases to home video on September 11, 2002. There are no special features included.

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Movies will often play homage to other films. If you have seen Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window you will recognize the sequence where Rachel waits on her apartment balcony, peering into the windows of her neighbors. (The filmmakers even included a man in a wheelchair with a broken leg!) For other scary flics, check out The Others and The Sixth Sense.