Ringu, also known as Ring, is a Japanese horror and thriller movie directed by Hideo Nakata released in 1998. It centers on journalist Reiko Asakawa and her ex-husband Ryuji Takayama's investigation on a cursed videotape.
Dark Water is a horror and suspense film directed by Hideo Nakata which was first released on January 19, 2002, by FilmRise and produced by Takashige Ichise. It features stars Hitomi Kuroki, Rio Kanno, and Mirei Oguchi.
Noroi: The Curse is a Japanese horror and thriller film directed by Koji Shiraishi. It was released in the year 2005 following an indie documentary setting. It starred Jin Muraki, Rio Kanno and Tomono Kuga.
Carved: The Slit-Mouthed Woman is a Japanese horror movie adaptation of a famous urban legend, directed by Koji Shiraishi. It was first released on February 9, 2007, by Palisades Tartan. It starred Eriko Sato, Kato Haruhiko, and Miki Mizuno.
Audition is a horror film adaptation of the novel with the same title. It is directed by Takashi Miike and was first released on August 8, 2001, by Shout Factory. It starred Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, and Tetsu Sawaki.
Ju-on, also known as The Grudge, is a Japanese horror and thriller movie directed by Takashi Shimizu. It was released January 1, 2003. It starred Megumi Okina, Misaki Ito, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa, and Kanji Tsuda.
Suicide Club is a horror-suspense and comedy film inspired by a mass suicide event that happened prior to the movie. It was directed by Sion Sono and was first released on March 9, 2002, by TLA Releasing. It starred Ryo Ishibashi, Takashi Nomura, and Hideo Sako.
One Missed Call is a mystery, horror and suspense film directed by Takashi Mike. It was first released on April 22, 2005, by Tokyo Shock with an MPAA rating of R. It starred Ko Shibasaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, and Kazue Fukiishi.