Rings (2017)

A new chapter in the beloved RING horror franchise. A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: February 3, 2017
DVD Release Date: May 2, 2017
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Critic Score: 6% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Rings may offer ardent fans of the franchise a few threadbare thrills, but for everyone else, it may feel like an endless loop of muddled mythology and rehashed plot points.

April Wolfe
L.A. Weekly

Unlike Naomi Watts' character in the first two films, Julia and Holt are undistinguished by complexity.

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Christian Holub
Entertainment Weekly

Rings embodies a common problem of attempted franchise revivals: indecision about its intentions.

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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

Overall, RINGS is sadly disappointing.

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John Semley
Globe and Mail

Pretty much everything about Rings is incoherent.

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Thelma Adams
New York Observer

In the end Rings didn't make me want to drink Drano. It had enough distractions but that's a low bar for a horror movie that includes D'Onofrio and Galecki, who could run rings around the rest of the cast given better material.

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Sarah Ward
Concrete Playground

A bigger drag than Samara's limp locks.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

If crap movies carried penalties for inflicting torture on audiences, then Rings would merit a death sentence.

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A.A. Dowd
AV Club

It's not a terrible setup. But Rings doesn't end up doing much with its fresh ideas.

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Alex Casey
New Zealand Herald

Rings is cursed from the outset, doomed by the same technology in which the franchise once thrived.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
An uninspiring horror that has little thrills in this obviously weak sequel to the franchise.
Glenn Gaylord
SORRY, WRONG NUMBER - My Review of RINGS (0 Stars) Filing this squarely under "Early In The Year Dumping Ground Movies Nobody Asked For", RINGS plays… More
KJ Proulx
Okay, Rings is their one mulligan, let's just hope that the horror genre starts following the the path of great flicks that 2016 brought us. To be honest,… More
Jacob Smith
A waste of time is what this film ultimately becomes, it's not as bad as the critics are panning it but it sure as hell isn't much better. If it… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars
Fernando Martínez Cantú
Confused history, very bad performances, bad editing and boring. This movie have more laughs than scares.