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The Grudge Reviews

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June 25, 2009
[Blu Ray] Only the hi-def obsessed should double-dip for this one, DVD owners can still sit pretty.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Guylaine Cadorette
Hollywood.com
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
April 14, 2005
Eschewing plot and a linear timeline for a stylish exercise in mood, Shimizu sets the scenes with long silences and chilling images.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
April 9, 2005
Creepy movie about ghosts with an unfair advantage.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Brian Juergens
Freeze Dried Movies
April 1, 2005
The intent of Shimizu's US-produced feature debut is quite clear: do for Japan what Jaws did for swimming.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
March 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Bill Gibron
DVDTalk.com
February 9, 2005
The Grudge is a decent horror diversion: barely a classic, but still pretty atmospheric and suspenseful in its own right.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Alex Ramirez
Cinenganos
January 20, 2005
La casa donde el mismo director entra por tercera vez, por vez primera...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Brian Rentschler
ScreenRant
January 15, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
January 6, 2005
...Suspenseful even without much character development.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Dan Marcucci and Nancy Serougi
Broomfield Enterprise
January 3, 2005
Most of my child-like fear can be traced to one scene where a serious scare happens in someone's bed.
Full Review
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
November 13, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Joe Utichi
FilmFocus
November 7, 2004
Little more than a journey to the end credits.
| Original Score: 61/100

Baltimore Sun
November 6, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Verniere
Boston Herald
November 6, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
November 6, 2004
Director Shimizu, as he did with Ju-on, simply inserts something scary into every scene.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Johan De Silva
Future Movies UK
November 6, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
November 6, 2004
there is a sleek, intoxicating artistry to Shimizu's film that makes you forget about things like cause and effect and character motivation
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca
October 25, 2004
...foutrement inquiétant et remplit admirablement sa mission : faire peur.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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