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Four teens are in great danger one year after their car hits a stranger whose body they dump in the sea.

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Storyline

Adaptation of Lois Duncan's thriller about four teenagers trying to cover up a hit-and-run. Love Hewitt plays Julie, a high school senior who goes trip with her friends and accidently hits a fisherman. They think he is dead and dump him into the waters. But later they get a strange letter that says "I know what you did last summer." Written by Lawless <Lawless@netside.com>

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If you're going to bury the truth, make sure it stays buried. See more »


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Rated R for strong horror violence and language | See all certifications »

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17 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Sé lo que hicieron el verano pasado  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 1,931,033 (Germany) (20 March 1998)

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$72,219,395 (USA) (10 April 1998)
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The set relocated from North Carolina to California for scene where the 4 teenagers run over the man. Producer Erik Feig said that North Carolina was the flattest state and they needed a more 'curvy' and 'dangerous looking' road. See more »

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The mirror when Helen is smashing it. See more »

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24 April 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

I Know What You Did Last Summer is an obvious attempt to cash in on the big success of the Scream movies. Compared to them and many of the other horror classics (Halloween most notably), this movie just does not measure up, but it is still entertaining. There is a sense of mystery here that really hasn't existed in slasher movies since the first Nightmare on Elm Street. You don't know who the killer is and he's always hiding in the shadows until... you know. This movie is far from perfect but entertaining.


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