VCat:

Navigation Aids

VCat: Video Catalog
Search Collection
 

Main Content

The ring (2002)
Record View:    select brief viewBrief     detailed view selectedDetailed     select staff viewStaff
Call no.:
DVD 010 015
Title:
The ring
Originally produced:
2002
Format:
DVD
Summary:
A strange videotape full of bizarre and haunting images is watched by a handful of teenagers. After the viewing the tape, they receive phone calls in which they are warned they will die in seven days. Rachel, the aunt of one of the ill-fated teens, is a journalist who has decided to investigate the matter. She manages to find the cabin in the woods and watches the video herself; afterward, she receives the same phone call, and realizes she must solve the puzzle of the video and who is behind.
Credits:
a MacDonald/Parkes Production, a Bender/Spink, Inc. production, a Dreamworks Pictures presentation ; produced by Walter F. Parkes, Laurie MacDonald ; screenplay by Ehren Kruger ; directed by Gore Verbinski.
Edition:
Widescreen version.
Publication:
Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, c2003.
Languages:
Dialogue in English and French; subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (115 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
MacDonald/Parkes Production (Firm)
Bender-Spink, Inc. (Firm)
Dreamworks Pictures
Director(s):
Verbinski, Gore
Screenwriter(s):
Kruger, Ehren
Producer(s):
Parkes, Walter F
MacDonald, Laurie
Cast:
Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, David Dorfman, Richard Lineback, Daveigh Chase, Lindsay Frost, Pauley Perrette, Jane Alexander, Brian Cox.
Production:
Director of photography, Bojan Bazelli ; editor, Craig Wood ; music, Hans Zimmer.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Koji Suzuki and the movie "The ring" by The Ring/The Spiral Production Group.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: short film by Gore Verbinski; trailer for the original Ringu.
Subjects:
Suzuki, Kôji, 1957- Film adaptations.
Death Drama.
Murder Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Horror films.
See in Franklin

Item Status:

Find Related Items:

Location: Annenberg Reserve
Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Horror films
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Ring
Director: Verbinski, Gore
Actor: Dorfman, David
Actor: Henderson, Martin
Actor: Watts, Naomi
Musical score composer: Zimmer, Hans
Production studio: Bender-Spink, Inc. (Firm)
Production studio: Dreamworks Pictures
Production studio: MacDonald/Parkes Production (Firm)
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes