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Rings (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror | 3 February 2017 (USA)
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A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.

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Blue (as Chuck Willis)
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Jamal (as Patrick Walker)
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Storyline

Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt, when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious video said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen before.

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Evil is reborn See more »

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Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, thematic elements, some sexuality and brief drug material | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

The Ring 3  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,002,632 (USA) (3 February 2017)

Gross:

$27,766,716 (USA) (17 March 2017)
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Trivia

The lead actress from the past two films, Naomi Watts, will not return for this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Julia picks up the phone from under the desk, it shows one announcement on the screen. When she has a closer look, there are suddenly four announcements on the screen. See more »

Quotes

Sky: [from trailer] YOU'RE NOT REAL!
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the movie, the stars in the Paramount logo flicker, the background darkens and for a brief moment, the stars change into the sign of The Ring. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Space Between Us/Rings (2017) See more »

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Aurora
Written & Performed by Lee Scott
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Ten Years Too Late
3 February 2017 | by (Williamsport, PA) – See all my reviews

The movie was better than it had any right to be, but it didn't try to do anything new. I actually enjoyed the mystery aspect of the film, but it kind of failed as a scary movie, as it wasn't scary at all and was filled with cheap fake jump scares. The acting from the two main people isn't bad, but you can tell they got the parts just because they were pretty. This movie seems much more of a sequel to the original movie The Ring, forgetting most of the nonsense from The Ring 2. Rings also seems to take more inspiration from the original Japanese films, where a lot more is learned about Samara's birth parents.

From the trailers, I thought that this movie might have a lot more stuff with social media, but other than a few things, this movie could have taken place a decade ago. The only thing to show that the film's in the present is that they copy & paste video files, and they use smart phones as flashlights. Overall, the film isn't horrible, but it also isn't very good, I definitely wouldn't recommend it.

If you want to see my full review in video form you can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JstAEbfzXwI


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