Are you a fan of horror movies? Then you might have heard about ‘The Ring’, a supernatural horror film that was released in 2002.
The movie is based on the Japanese novel ‘Ring’ by Koji Suzuki, and it’s considered one of the most iconic horror films of all time. But did you know that there is a parody of this movie that is equally hilarious and terrifying? Let’s find out which movie we’re talking about!
‘The Ring’ tells the story of a cursed videotape that causes anyone who watches it to die within seven days. The protagonist, Rachel Keller, investigates the mystery behind the tape and discovers its connection to a vengeful ghost named Samara. The movie has become known for its haunting visuals, eerie soundtrack, and unforgettable jump scares.
But what if we told you there’s a movie that takes this premise and turns it into a comedy? That movie is ‘Scary Movie 3’, part of the popular parody film franchise.
In this film, Cindy Campbell investigates the mysterious crop circles that have appeared in her town. She discovers a videotape that causes anyone who watches it to receive a phone call from Samara – who has now become a rapper!
The film parodies several elements from ‘The Ring’, including the cursed videotape, Samara’s creepy appearance, and even Rachel Keller’s iconic haircut. It also includes references to other horror movies such as ‘Signs’ and ‘The Matrix’. With its satirical take on the horror genre, ‘Scary Movie 3’ has become a cult classic among fans of both comedy and horror.
If you’re looking for a good scare mixed with some laughs, then both ‘The Ring’ and ‘Scary Movie 3’ are worth checking out. Just make sure to keep the lights on while watching them!
- ‘The Ring Thing’ (2004) – a short film that parodies both ‘The Ring’ and ‘Lord of the Rings’
- ‘Robot Chicken’ (2005) – an animated sketch comedy show that parodies pop culture, including ‘The Ring’
- ‘Epic Movie’ (2007) – a parody film that includes a spoof of ‘The Ring’, among other movies
Some other notable parodies of ‘The Ring’ include:
In conclusion, while ‘The Ring’ is a classic horror movie that has stood the test of time, it’s always fun to see it get spoofed in other films and TV shows. Whether you prefer your scares straight-up or mixed with some laughs, there’s something for everyone when it comes to this iconic horror franchise.