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The Ring

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For the 1927 Alfred Hitchcock film, see The Ring.

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The Ring is a 2002 American film, a remake of the Japanese horror mystery Ringu (1998). It is directed by Gore Verbinski, written by Ehren Kruger, and stars Naomi Watts and Martin Henderson.

The story concerns a videotape of possibly supernatural origin which causes people to die grotesquely seven days after they watch it. Produced by DreamWorks Pictures, the film was a popular success, earning a total of $129,094,024 in domestic box office receipts.

A sequel, The Ring Two, was released in North American theaters on March 18, 2005, and earned over $35 million dollars in its opening weekend, more than doubling the opening weekend of The Ring. It is directed by Hideo Nakata, the director of the original Japanese film Ringu.

Just before the release of the sequel, The Ring was re-released with an extra disc that had a fifteen minute short film, Rings, tying the knot between The Ring and The Ring Two.

There was also a video game for the Sega Dreamcast called The Ring: Terror's Realm. In it, a woman played a game and was told she would die in seven days - similar to the later released movie.

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