PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.
The type of ghost that Kayako and Toshio are is based on the Japanese legend of the Onryo, a vengeful spirit that can actually physically manifest itself to attack and kill victims.
Good morning. Peter? Are you OK? You're up early today.
In the first scene with Yoko, you can clearly see a crew member in the background.
Two slightly different versions of the film were used for test screenings. One was R-rated, while the other was rated PG-13. The PG-13 cut, which had toned down some of the disturbing images, tested better with screeners.
$39,128,715 (USA) (24 October 2004)
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