Ju-on 2 (Ju-on: The Grudge 2)
Ju-on 2 (Ju-on: The Grudge 2) (2003)

Pregnant Kyôko Harase and her fiancé are in a car crash. While Kyoko loses her baby in the crash, she is later informed that she has a three-and-a-half-month-old fetus in her womb.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: September 5, 2003
DVD Release Date: October 10, 2006
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The film grows more repetitive as it goes on, and as a result, the scares lessen.

Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

If you are new to horror that places atmosphere and psychological intensity over gore, Ju-On is a good place to start.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Shimizu is obviously impatient with dull exposition and wants us to get straight to the good scary stuff.

Steve Biodrowski

... a film that, perhaps better than any other ever made, conveys the disturbing sense of the uncanny -- of fear that goes beyond reason or explanation ...

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

It's creepy, all right. It's just that how it goes about creeping you out is sometimes just plain cheesy.

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Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Ju-on has the ability to shoot chills up, down and, well, sideways across a viewer's spine.

Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Ye olde cursed-house-cuz-child-and-mom-were-killed Japanese midnight flick.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

It's much harder on you than mere fright: It's... creepy.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Even if you have no idea what the devil is going on in Ju-on, it holds up as a finely crafted little freakout movie.

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Anton Bitel

its device of a film-within-a-film, far from being some clever-clever postmodern contrivance, adds another layer of disorientation to Shimizu's carefully constructed hall of mirrors.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Robert C
Confusingly told and bringing two of (what were) very creepy horror entities out into the light repeatidly, really takes the creepiness out of them. I found… More
xGary Xx
I personally find it bizarre how every single half-baked horror film that gets released seems to warrant a sequel these days; I honestly don't know why a… More
Jani H
Now, here's the film that I'm mad at. Came to my profile ratings mysteriously and had to watch it. 'Ju-On: The Grudge 2' is what I've… More
Stephen M
If this film was any longer I don't think I'd have had the patience to sit through it. Frankly, it only makes occasional sense and the deliberately… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
If you count the first two direct-to-video movies, this would be the 4th movie in the Takashi Shimizu's Japanese Ju-On series. The Ju-on Curse spreads and… More
David Ladd
Have you ever considered that maybe - just maybe - the idea of revenge could be so terrible that it totally creeps you out and makes you unable to sleep for a… More

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