The Ring is a 2002 American supernatural horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, David Dorfman, Brian Cox, and Daveigh Chase. It is a remake of the 1998 Japanese horror film Ring, based on the novel of the same name by Koji Suzuki. Watts portrays a journalist who investigates a cursed videotape that seemingly kills the viewer seven days after watching it.
In Seattle, teenagers Katie Embry and Becca Kotler discuss the legend of a cursed videotape; whoever watches it dies seven days later. Katie claims she watched the tape with three friends a week ago. Minutes later, Katie is killed by an unseen force, and Becca is institutionalized after witnessing it.
|author||Ehren Kruger Hiroshi Takahashi Kōji Suzuki Scott Frank|
|award||MTV Movie Award for Best Villain|
|genre||drama horror mystery thriller|
|keywords||adopted daughter bridle curse discover disturb drive drown general practitioner haunt horse breeder horse breeding horse bridle how to infertility isolated kill learn mediumship phone call possess psychiatric hospital psychically etch mental images rachel keller sadako yamamura samara seven days suffer suffocate thoughtography vengeful ghost watching a video water well well young girl|
|producer||Laurie MacDonald Walter F. Parkes|
|theme||death ghost japanese japanese horror serial killer|