The Ring Virus (1999)

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After the mysterious death of her niece and other three teenagers on the same hour and with the symptoms of heart attack, the journalist Sun-ju decides to investigate their last moments. ... See full summary »


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26 June 2003 | theeye_10
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| Average re-make of Hideo Nakata's brilliant 'Ringu'.
It seems many of the votes and comments on this page have been confused with Hideo Nakata's Ringu(which is superior in every way).

This is a joint Korean and Japanese re-make of that film, and although it follows the book by Koji Suzuki(a great read) much more closely, it still fails to deliver the spine-tingling chills of 'Ringu'. I would go as far as to say that this film can not even be classed as a horror, as there is nothing horrifying about it.

I will give this film 6 out of 10, it's worth at least one viewing, just don't expect anything remotely scary.

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Release Date:

12 June 1999

Language

Korean


Country of Origin

South Korea

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,533,116

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