“The Ring” is a horror movie directed by Gore Verbinski and released in 2002. The movie follows Rachel Keller, a journalist investigating a mysterious videotape that is rumored to cause the death of anyone who watches it seven days later. When Rachel watches the tape to investigate, she receives a phone call telling her that she has only seven days to live. Rachel must race against time to uncover the truth behind the tape and save her own life.
“The Ring” is a well-crafted horror movie that delivers on scares and suspense. The movie benefits from a strong performance by Naomi Watts as Rachel Keller, who brings a sense of urgency and desperation to the character. The movie's slow-burn approach builds tension, and the creepy imagery and sound design add to the unsettling atmosphere. “The Ring” is a classic horror movie that is still effective today.
“The Ring” received critical acclaim upon release and was nominated for several awards. The movie won the Best Horror Film award at the Saturn Awards in 2003, and it was also nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Daveigh Chase) and Best Writing. Additionally, the movie won the Best Film award at the Fantasporto International Fantasy Film Awards in 2003.
“The Ring” was a commercial and critical success upon release, and it has remained a popular horror movie. The movie has spawned several sequels and remakes, but the original remains the most well-known and beloved. It currently has a 7.1/10 rating on IMDb and a 72% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. “The Ring” is a must-watch for horror fans and anyone looking for a scary and suspenseful movie.
|Directed by||Gore Verbinski|
|Produced by||Walter F. Parkes Laurie MacDonald|
|Screenplay by||Ehren Kruger|
by Hiroshi Takahashi Ring
by Koji Suzuki
|Starring||Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, David Dorfman, Jane Alexander, Brian Cox, Daveigh Chase,|
|Music by||Hans Zimmer|
|Edited by||Craig Wood|
|MacDonald/Parkes Productions BenderSpink, Inc.|
|Distributed by||DreamWorks Pictures|
|Release date||October 18, 2002|
|Running time||115 minutes|
|Box office||$249.4 million|