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The Ring

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 115
Theater Release: 02 Oct 2002
Video Release: 11 Sep 2002
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

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

Director: Gore Verbinski
Cast: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox
Studio: 2002 DreamWorks
Website: Official site for The Ring.

Detailed Review

You won't want to be dawdling at the concession stand because The Ring is quick to turn off the lights and introduce its terror.

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