In the late 90s/early 2000s, the Japanese film industry was producing exceptional horror movies that were being noticed by the international film community. Two in particular - Ringu in 1998 and Ju-On (also known as Ju-On: The Grudge) in 2002 - grew a cult following and both inspired American remakes (Ringu was remade into The Ring in 2002 starring Naomi Watts, and Ju-On was remade as The Grudge starring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jason Behr in 2004, and was directed by and featured individuals involved in the original).
|Let me whisper something in your ear...|
|You are going to have nightmares after this.|
|If we stare at her long enough, perhaps she'll wake up.|
|Could you please grab an extra sheet, it's kind of chilly down here.|
|Help I've fallen and I can't get up!|
|These cursed spirits aren't so bad. They just want to play a game of peek-a-boo.|