March 18, 2005
Genre(s): Drama, Horror, Thriller
Rachel Keller investigates a homicide as a new writer for the Daily Astorian. When Rachel sees the body, she realizes the victim was prey to a curse whereby anyone who watches a particular video tape dies. Rachel finds the tape and burns it. Rachel’s son, Aiden, begins to experience paranormal phenomenon. He starts to see Samara Morgan, the girl responsible for the curse. Eventually Aiden is injured by Samara. While Aiden is in the hospital, Rachel returns to Samara’s home to investigate. When she returns, Rachel finds a possessed Aiden at home, having escaped the hospital. She kills Aiden to release him from Samara and then revives him. Rachel is dragged into the television and defeats Samara, ridding the world of her curse.