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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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Someone's got a hook to wield... 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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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$72,219,395 (USA) (10 April 1998)
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Despite being part of the main cast and appearing in many key scenes together, the characters Helen (Sarah Michelle Gellar) and Ray (Freddie Prinze Jr.) only speak to each other twice (Ray - "How do you know that?" Helen - "Missy, said there was a friend named Billy Blue)"and (Ray - "No its not its true" Helen "Yeah I dont think so Ray"). In real life, the two later fall in love and marry. See more »

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Near end of movie, in the final confrontation, Freddy Prinze, Jr. (Ray Bronson) is knocked off the fishing trawler. He manages to snag the net, climb back on board the boat. He is completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Officer David Caporizo: Oh, and did this killer use his hook to cut all your hair off?
Helen: No, he used scissors, asshole.
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Happy Birthday Sarah Michelle
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I haven't seen a whole lot of teen slasher movies. In fact this may be the only one I have seen, and it is a fitting tribute of the genre for our birthday girl, Sarah Michelle Geller.

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