Ringu (live-action movie)

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[ related to (The) Ring (manga) ]

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    (The) Ring (live-action movie) (remake)
      (The) Ring Two (live-action movie) (sequel)
    Ring Ø: Birthday (live-action movie) (prequel)
      Ring 0: Birthday (manga) (adaptation)
    Ringu 2 (live-action movie) (sequel)

Alternative title:
リング (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , horror , mystery , supernatural 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Following the mysterious death of her niece Tomoko, news reporter Reiko Asakawa investigates the cases of other teenagers who died of the same cause. Her only clue is an unmarked videotape with vague images. Rumor has it that whoever watches the tape will receive a phone call from an unknown person, and he or she will die in seven days. After viewing the tape, Reiko and her ex-husband Ryuji Takayama must race against time to decipher the tape's contents and crack an unsolved mystery. 
Running time: 96 minutes 
Vintage: 1998-01-31
Premiere date:
1998-01-31 (Japan) 
1999-04-29 (Hong Kong) 
1999-08-12 (Singapore) 
1999-10-12 (Spain - Sitges Film Festival) 
2000-08-18 (UK) 
2000-09-27 (Finland - Helsinki International Film Festival) 
2000-11-24 (Spain - General Release) 
2001-04-11 (France) 
2001-04-28 (Sweden - Uppsala Horror Film Festival) 
2001-09-13 (Australia) 
2001-09-28 (Denmark) 
2002-08-22 (Israel - TV Broadcast) 
2002-09-09 (Argentina - De Kurosawa a Kitano: 50 años de Cine Japonés) 
2002-10-10 (Poland - Warsaw Film Festival) 
2002-11-15 (Poland - General Release) 
2002-12-04 (Philippines) 
2003-03-04 (USA - Video Release) 
2003-05-15 (Germany - DVD Release) 
2003-05-21 (Italy - DVD Release) 
2003-06-06 (Denmark - J-Horror Cavalcade) 
2003-08-20 (Philippines - Cinemanila Film Festival) 
2004-01-22 (Argentina) 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hideo Nakata 
Screenplay: Hiroshi Takahashi 
Music: Kenji Kawai 
Original Novel: Koji Suzuki 
Director of Photography: Junichiro Hayashi 
Executive producer: Masato Hara 
Associate producer: Makoto Ishihara 
Editing: Nobuyuki Takahashi 
Lighting: Nobuo Maehara 
Line Producer: Tatsuya Isomura 
Production Design: Iwao Saito 
Visual Effects: Hajime Matsumoto 
Nanako Matsushima as Reiko Asakawa 

Hiroyuki Sanada as Ryuji Takayama 
Katsumi Muramatsu as Koichi Asakawa 
Rie Inou as Sadako Yamamura 

Chihiro Shirai as young Sadako 
Daisuke Ban as Dr. Heihachiro Ikuma 
Hitomi Satou as Masami Kurahashi 
Kiriko Shimizu as Ryomi Oishi 
Kiyoshi Risho as Omiya 
Maki Ikeda as Yoko Tsuji 
Miki Nakatani as Mai Takano 
Rikiya Otaka as Yoichi Asakawa 
Yoichi Numata as Takashi Yamamura 
Yoko Oshima as Reiko's Aunt 
Yuko Takeuchi as Tomoko Oishi 
Yurei Yanagi as Okazaki 
Yutaka Matsushige as Yoshino 
Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Licensed by: Dreamworks 
English cast
Spanish cast
Spanish staff
Marta Tamarit as Reiko Asakawa(Spain dub) 

Antonio Crespo as Koichi Asakawa(Spain dub) 
Javier Viñas as Ryuji Takayama(Spain dub) 

Alberto Trifol as Takashi Yamamura(Spain dub) 
Eduard Itchart as Okazaki(Spain dub) 
Marta Ullod as Tomoko Oishi(Spain dub) 
Núria Trifol as Masami Kurahashi(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Distributor: Selecta Visión (Spain dub; 2014) 
Tagalog staff
Tagalog companies
GMA Network 
RPN Network (Solar TV) 
Tagalog cast
Polish staff
Polish companies
Distributor: Kino Świat 
Polish cast
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