The young Julia (Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz) worries about her friend Holt (Alex Roe), with whom she leads a long-distance relationship and which she has not been able to reach in days. Julia decides to look for him and finds out that her boyfriend had obviously been enrolled in an unscheduled course of biology professor Gabriel (Johnny Galecki) and had participated in a mysterious project. Gabriel had a short time before at a flea market a defective VCR, which contained a mysterious videocassette with the inscription “Play Me”. On the tape is a girl named Samara – and everyone who looks at the video should die within seven days … Julia must fear that Holt has also seen the video, which has already plunged many people into a tragic death.
Continued to the Horrorfilmen “Ring” and “Ring 2”, in which the spirit of a girl named Samara the journalist Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts). “Rings” plays 13 years after the second part.