The Grudge

427-poster
release date October 24 2004
studio Sony Screen Gems/Ghost House
director Takashi Shimizu
writer Stephen Susco, Takashi Shimizu
starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall, Bill Pullman, Takako Fuji, Yuya Ozeki, William Mapother, Kadee Strickland
rating
R
tagline It never forgives. It never forgets.
site sonypictures.com/movies/thegrudge
trailer 1 Trailer #1

Synopsis

A supernatural horror film concerning a virus-like curse that hits certain people at death, only to be passed along to a new victim.

Official Review

Audience reaction is oftentimes a fantastic indicator of how successful a scary movie can be. “The Grudge” is very, very successful. The audience this evening was screaming in fear at least once or twice ever ten minutes or so, and several people raced from the theater at the conclusion, desperate for the comforting lights of the lobby. Now, seasoned professional gore-hounds may find this film a little lackluster, and those familiar with the recently-in-limited release “Ju-on,” the basis for this American remake, will be well primed for all of the creeps. However, for the un-initiated, “The Grudge” is scary and fun and has Ted Raimi in it, what more could you possibly ask for? …Read More