Ju-on: The Curse (Curse Grudge)
Ju-on: The Curse (Curse Grudge) (2000)

Jealous of his wifes love for another man, a teacher from her high school, a man brutally kills his wife and young son. Searching for the son who has missed a lot of school, the teacher enters their house, only to find the dead ghost of his… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 11, 2000
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Edward Havens
FilmJerk.com

A nearly bloodless and scare-free exercise in futility, jumping from scene to scene with very little continuity and even less comprehension of the concept of true fear.

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Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

Expect a few really creepy moments sprinkled over an hour and a half of dreadfully familiar territory.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Shimizu has enough tricks up his sleeve to make you forget that he's not making one whit of sense.

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Creepily riveting, like fingernails running down a blackboard or a fork scraping on china. . . . As the curse's mystery unravels, it also deepens into a puzzling metaphor.


Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Jani H
'Ju-On' is one of the most popular franchises in Japanese horror. I'm not a big fan of the JapHorror genre. Why am I writing this review then,… More
Anoop KN
The original 'Grudge' movie by Takashi Shimizu, who also directed the later Japanese and Hollywood remakes. This one is a cheap direct-to-dvd film,… More
xGary Xx
I thought I was too old and cynical to be scared by a movie any more. I was wrong...It sent shivers down my spine in a way that hasn't happened since I was… More
Anthony Valletta
One of the scariest films ever made. Not captured as well in the American remakes.
Wahida K
One word: boring