History Characters / TheGrudge

15th Jan '16 1:09:57 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* InfantImmortality: Played straight in the second film, where he survives the events of the second film. [[spoiler:Then he gets slapped with SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome ''hard'', therefore averting this trope in the third film.]]

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%%* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: [[spoiler:He dies very quickly in the follow-up film, shown being institutionalized then dying not too long after.]]
28th Mar '15 12:20:12 PM Morgenthaler
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* BedmateReveal: Played with when [[spoiler: Kayako kills Susan.]]

* BodyHorror: Kayako broke her ankle whilst fleeing from Takeo and has to crawl around as a ghost although she walks in the third film albeit poorly. Takeo then snapped her neck, creating her signature death rattle. * CameBackWrong * CryForTheDevil
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* BodyHorror: Kayako broke her ankle whilst fleeing from Takeo and has to crawl around as a ghost although she walks in the third film albeit poorly. Takeo then snapped her neck, creating her signature death rattle. * %%* CameBackWrong * CryForTheDevilChestBurster: In the extended version of ''The Grudge 2'', Kayako [[spoiler: kills Mrs. Davis by ejecting herself from her mouth as a one-eyed hairball.]]

* DeathTropes ** BedmateReveal: Played with when [[spoiler: Kayako kills Susan.]] ** ChestBurster: In the extended version of ''The Grudge 2'', Kayako [[spoiler: kills Mrs. Davis by ejecting herself from her mouth as a one-eyed hairball.]] ** CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kayako often pulls this on most of her victims. Most notable are [[spoiler: Yoko, Jake, Gretchen, Mrs. Davies and Karen.]] ** EyeScream: Kayako [[spoiler: gouges out Gretchen's eyes.]] ** NeckSnap: Used on [[spoiler: Doctor Sullivan in the third film.]] ** SpookyPainting: Kayako emerges from a painting to [[spoiler: kill Gretchen]]. ** SpookyPhotographs: Kayako [[spoiler: kills Eason]] by emerging from one. * GhostlyGoals: Type B.
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* DeathTropes ** BedmateReveal: Played with when [[spoiler: Kayako kills Susan.]] ** ChestBurster: In the extended version of ''The Grudge 2'', Kayako [[spoiler: kills Mrs. Davis by ejecting herself from her mouth as a one-eyed hairball.]] ** CruelAndUnusualDeath: Kayako often pulls this on most of her victims. Most notable are [[spoiler: Yoko, Jake, Gretchen, Mrs. Davies and Karen.]] ** * EyeScream: Kayako [[spoiler: gouges out Gretchen's eyes.]] ** NeckSnap: Used on [[spoiler: Doctor Sullivan in the third film.]] ** SpookyPainting: Kayako emerges from a painting to [[spoiler: kill Gretchen]]. ** SpookyPhotographs: Kayako [[spoiler: kills Eason]] by emerging from one. * %%* GhostlyGoals: Type B.

* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]
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* [[ImplacableMan Implacable Woman]]%%* ImplacableMan

* LesYay / FoeYay: Seems to have this going on with Karen, although the way she kills some of her other victims has shades of this as well.

* NeckSnap * NightmareFace * OurGhostsAreDifferent * EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette
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* NeckSnap * NeckSnap: Used on [[spoiler: Doctor Sullivan in the third film.]] %%* NightmareFace * %%* OurGhostsAreDifferent * %%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette

* NeckSnap SpookyPainting: Kayako emerges from a painting to [[spoiler: kill Gretchen]]. * NightmareFace * OurGhostsAreDifferent * EeriePaleSkinnedBrunetteSpookyPhotographs: Kayako [[spoiler: kills Eason]] by emerging from one.

* StringyHairedGhostGirl
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* %%* StringyHairedGhostGirl

* TwistedAnkle * WomanInWhite
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* %%* TwistedAnkle * %%* WomanInWhite

* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds
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* %%* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds

* CreepyChild: Holy hell! * CreepyMonotone
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* %%* CreepyChild: Holy hell! * %%* CreepyMonotone

* KillerRabbit * KindHeartedCatLover
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* %%* KillerRabbit * %%* KindHeartedCatLover

* CatScare * CatsAreMean
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* %%* CatScare * %%* CatsAreMean

* TeamPet * ThatPoorCat
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* %%* TeamPet * %%* ThatPoorCat

* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Naoko is stabbed through the back of the neck and broke her ankle, causing her to walk in an unsteady limp with blood squirting from her throat.]] * CameBackWrong]] * CruelAndUnusualDeath * CuteMonsterGirl * EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette * StringyHairedGhostGirl
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* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Naoko is stabbed through the back of the neck and broke her ankle, causing her to walk in an unsteady limp with blood squirting from her throat.]] * %%* CameBackWrong]] * %%* CruelAndUnusualDeath * %%* CuteMonsterGirl * %%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette * %%* StringyHairedGhostGirl

* [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Sister]]: Naoko recognises Takeo when he possesses Max.
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* [[YouKilledMyFather You Killed My Sister]]: %%* YouKilledMyFather: Naoko recognises Takeo when he possesses Max. Max as the one who killed her sister.

* BreakTheCutie * TheDeterminator
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* %%* BreakTheCutie * %%* TheDeterminator

* FinalGirl: In the first film.
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* %%* FinalGirl: In the first film.

* NiceJobBreakingItHero
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* %%* NiceJobBreakingItHero

* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome
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* %%* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome

* InnocentBystander * NiceGuy * UnderstandingBoyfriend
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* %%* InnocentBystander * %%* NiceGuy * %%* UnderstandingBoyfriend

** Interestingly, despite being the first person to enter the Saeki house after the murders, he is not shown to have been visited by any of the ghosts before his death. *** Toshio's ghost lures him into the house, although it's set up to make Peter (and the audience) think Toshio is still alive [[FridgeHorror until he starts meowing.]]

* FairCop * HardboiledDetective * TheInspector
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* %%* FairCop * %%* HardboiledDetective * %%* TheInspector

* [[GrumpyOldMan Grumpy Old Woman]]: Emma seems like this at first, but it quickly becomes obvious that the reason she acts so sullen is because she knows something isn't right with the house.
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* [[GrumpyOldMan Grumpy Old Woman]]: GrumpyOldMan: Emma seems like this at first, but it quickly becomes obvious that the reason she acts so sullen is because she knows something isn't right with the house.

* BodyHorror / CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Yoko is dragged into the attic by Kayako by her jaw, which is then found by Detective Nakagawa. Yoko's ghost later appears, ''missing her jaw with her tongue dangling out''.]] * JawBreaker: [[spoiler:Yoko.]] * KillTheCutie: Poor Yoko...
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* BodyHorror / CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Yoko is dragged into the attic by Kayako by her jaw, which is then found by Detective Nakagawa. Yoko's ghost later appears, ''missing her jaw with her tongue dangling out''.%%* JawBreaker: [[spoiler:Yoko.]] * JawBreaker: [[spoiler:Yoko.]] * %%* KillTheCutie: Poor Yoko...

* Creator/AmberTamblyn: Fresh off her dealing with [[TheRing Samara]].

* BreakTheCutie * [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling The Old Woman Out]]: She finally tells her mother ''exactly'' how she feels. [[spoiler:Sadly, it's the last time they ever speak.]] * FragileFlower * KillTheCutie * NeckSnap * StringyHairedGhostGirl * [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done, Daughter Girl]]: Has a bit of this going on with her mother.
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* %%* BreakTheCutie * [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling The Old Woman Out]]: CallingTheOldManOut: She finally tells her mother ''exactly'' how she feels. [[spoiler:Sadly, it's the last time they ever speak.]] * %%* FragileFlower * %%* KillTheCutie * %%* NeckSnap * %%* StringyHairedGhostGirl * [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done, Daughter Girl]]: WellDoneSonGuy: Has a bit of this going on with her mother.

* IntrepidReporter * NiceGuy * ShipTease: With Aubrey. * SpookyPhotographs
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* %%* IntrepidReporter * %%* NiceGuy * %%* ShipTease: With Aubrey. * %%* SpookyPhotographs

* AbusiveParents / ParentalFavoritism: She makes it clear that she prefers Karen over Aubrey, and subjects the latter to constant emotional abuse. * CruelAndUnusualDeath]] * GrumpyOldMan
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* AbusiveParents / ParentalFavoritism: AbusiveParents: She makes it clear that she prefers Karen over Aubrey, and subjects the latter to constant emotional abuse. * %%* CruelAndUnusualDeath]] * %%* GrumpyOldMan

* IncurableCoughOfDeath * JawBreaker * {{Jerkass}} ** JerkassWoobie: Her reaction when she learns of [[spoiler:Karen's death]] pushes her towards this territory. Likewise, the aforementioned deleted scene shows her utterly grief-stricken as she struggles to deal with the fact that [[spoiler:both of her daughters are dead.]]
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* %%* IncurableCoughOfDeath * %%* JawBreaker * %%* {{Jerkass}} ** JerkassWoobie: Her reaction when she learns of [[spoiler:Karen's death]] pushes her towards this territory. Likewise, the aforementioned deleted scene shows her utterly grief-stricken as she struggles to deal with the fact that [[spoiler:both of her daughters are dead.]]

* AlphaBitch: Vanessa. * AssholeVictim: Vanessa. * BreakTheCutie: Poor, poor Allison. * BreakTheHaughty: Vanessa.
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* %%* AlphaBitch: Vanessa. * %%* AssholeVictim: Vanessa. * %%* BreakTheCutie: Poor, poor Allison. * %%* BreakTheHaughty: Vanessa.

* DisconnectedByDeath: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]
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* %%* DisconnectedByDeath: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]

* JerkassWoobie: Miyuki.

* [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]: Vanessa. * MurderedInAPhoneBooth: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]
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* [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]: %%* ManipulativeBastard: Vanessa. * %%* MurderedInAPhoneBooth: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]

* [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]: Vanessa. * MurderedInAPhoneBooth: [[spoiler:Vanessa.]]

* BreakTheCutie
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* %%* BreakTheCutie

* KillTheCutie
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* %%* KillTheCutie

* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome * TearsOfFear: After Allison's death at the end of the second film.
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* %%* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome * TearsOfFear: After Allison's death at the end of the second film.film. ----
28th Mar '15 12:14:07 PM Morgenthaler
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Not a trope.
* Creator/SarahMichelleGellar
28th Mar '15 12:10:15 PM Morgenthaler
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Moved to the Trivia tab.
* TheOtherDarrin: Throughout all the films until ''The Grudge 3'', Kayako was played by Creator/TakakoFuji, but she retired from the role and was replaced by Aiko Horichi.

* TheOtherDarrin: He has been portrayed by three different actors. In the first film and in flashbacks/photographs for the second and third films, he was portrayed by Yuya Ozeki (who also portrayed the version of the character in the two theatrical ''{{Juon}}'' films). In the second film, he was portrayed by Ohga Tanaka. In the third film, he is portrayed by Shimba Tsuchiya. (Unfortunately, the difference is rather jarring in the third movie, as Toshio looks a lot older than in the previous films.)

* HeyItsThatGuy: He's played by Bill Pullman.

* HeyItsThatGuy: Mr. Ryo Ishibashi plays the role, already a master of J-Horror films like ''Film/SuicideClub'' and his role in ''{{Audition}}''.

* TheDanza: Yoko Maki as Yoko. * HeyItsThatGuy: Fans of the ''Spider-Man'' films and ''XenaWarriorPrincess'' may recognise TedRaimi playing Alex.
28th Mar '15 12:08:36 PM Morgenthaler
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* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:Arguably. (Only in a deleted scene, however, so the canonicity is dubious.)]]

* AssholeVictim: Vanessa and arguably Miyuki.
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* AssholeVictim: Vanessa and arguably Miyuki.Vanessa.

* JerkassWoobie: Miyuki and arguably Vanessa.
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* JerkassWoobie: Miyuki and arguably Vanessa.Miyuki.
28th Mar '15 12:07:00 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: ApocalypseMaiden: If the curse can spread THAT easily the whole world is screwed.]]
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* [[spoiler: ApocalypseMaiden: [[spoiler: If the curse can spread THAT easily the whole world is screwed.]]

* [[spoiler: SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan: Kayako is trapped inside Rose's body in ''The Grudge 3'']].
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* [[spoiler: SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan: Kayako [[spoiler:Kayako is trapped inside Rose's body in ''The Grudge 3'']].

* [[spoiler: CameBackWrong]] * [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath]] * [[spoiler: CuteMonsterGirl]]
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* [[spoiler: CameBackWrong]] * [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath]] CruelAndUnusualDeath * [[spoiler: CuteMonsterGirl]]CuteMonsterGirl

* [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl]] * [[spoiler:TwistedAnkle: Subverted. Instead of breaking her ankle like her sister before her, Takeo-possessed Max breaks her knee instead.]]
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* [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl]] StringyHairedGhostGirl * [[spoiler:TwistedAnkle: Subverted.TwistedAnkle: [[spoiler:Subverted. Instead of breaking her ankle like her sister before her, Takeo-possessed Max breaks her knee instead.]]

* [[spoiler: DrivenToSuicide]]: [[spoiler: Averted. Kayako actually drags her off the roof of a hospital, making it look like Karen jumped.]]
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* [[spoiler: DrivenToSuicide]]: DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Averted. Kayako actually drags her off the roof of a hospital, making it look like Karen jumped.]]

* [[spoiler: SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome]]
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* [[spoiler: SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome]]SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome

* [[spoiler:KillTheCutie]] * [[spoiler:NeckSnap]] * [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl]]
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* [[spoiler:KillTheCutie]] KillTheCutie * [[spoiler:NeckSnap]] NeckSnap * [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl]]StringyHairedGhostGirl

* [[spoiler:AssholeVictim: Arguably. (Only in a deleted scene, however, so the canonicity is dubious.)]] * [[spoiler:CruelAndUnusualDeath]] * [[GrumpyOldMan Grumpy Old Woman]]
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* [[spoiler:AssholeVictim: Arguably.AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:Arguably. (Only in a deleted scene, however, so the canonicity is dubious.)]] * [[spoiler:CruelAndUnusualDeath]] CruelAndUnusualDeath]] * [[GrumpyOldMan Grumpy Old Woman]]GrumpyOldMan

* [[spoiler:JawBreaker]]
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* [[spoiler:JawBreaker]]JawBreaker

* [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: Having every bone twisted and snapped in your body has ''got'' to suck.]]
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* [[spoiler: CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Having every bone twisted and snapped in your body has ''got'' to suck.]]

* [[spoiler: KillTheCutie]]
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* [[spoiler: KillTheCutie]]KillTheCutie

* [[spoiler: SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome]]
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* [[spoiler: SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome]]SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome
22nd Mar '15 12:31:30 PM Morgenthaler
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* CompositeCharacter: He shares the name and profession of Detective Nakagawa from the original ''{{Juon}}'' film series, but his personality and actions are closer to that of retired detective Toyama, also from ''{{Juon}}''. Like Toyama, he lost his colleagues to the curse, and also tries to burn the house down.
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* CompositeCharacter: He shares the name and profession of Detective Nakagawa from the original ''{{Juon}}'' ''Film/{{Juon}}'' film series, but his personality and actions are closer to that of retired detective Toyama, also from ''{{Juon}}''.''Film/{{Juon}}''. Like Toyama, he lost his colleagues to the curse, and also tries to burn the house down.

* HeyItsThatGuy: Mr. Ryo Ishibashi plays the role, already a master of J-Horror films like ''SuicideClub'' and his role in ''{{Audition}}''.
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Mr. Ryo Ishibashi plays the role, already a master of J-Horror films like ''SuicideClub'' ''Film/SuicideClub'' and his role in ''{{Audition}}''.
23rd Dec '14 12:01:35 AM ajitter89
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Added Tragic Villain
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* TragicVillain: [[spoiler: In a strange way, Kayako could be seen through sympathetic eyes. She was murdered by her husband then in her dying moments witnessed him murder their son. She strikes out at the living due to her rage at this very fact. In fact after witnessing her husband kill Audrey Davis in the same way she finishes the job, pitying the young girl for meeting her end in the same way as she had]]
6th Sep '14 3:46:59 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* TheOtherDarrin: Throughout all the films until ''The Grudge 3'', Kayako was played by TakakoFuji, but she retired from the role and was replaced by Aiko Horichi.
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* TheOtherDarrin: Throughout all the films until ''The Grudge 3'', Kayako was played by TakakoFuji, Creator/TakakoFuji, but she retired from the role and was replaced by Aiko Horichi.
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