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I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

After a nasty accident, four friends begin to drift apart. One year later Julie James gets a anonymous message and then a slicker wearing, hook wielding killer begins to rip apart her life.

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Storyline

After an accident on a winding road, four teens make the fatal mistake of dumping their victim's body into the sea. But exactly one year later, the dead man returns from his watery grave and he's looking for more than an apology. Written by Anonymous

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For The Last Year, Four Friends Have Kept A Secret. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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17 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sé lo que hicieron el verano pasado  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,818,645 (USA) (19 October 1997)

Gross:

$72,586,134 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Williamson wrote this script before Scream (1996), but was unable to sell it. Following the big screen success of his next screenplay, "Scream," Columbia Pictures immediately bought I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) See more »

Goofs

(at around 45 mins) When Julie and Helen are looking at David Egan's obituary, it mentions that he was 28 when he died. But when they go to see David's sister, she says that he was Class of '92 at the high school. So that would make him 23 when he graduated. See more »

Quotes

Julie: Wait a second. I remember he had her name tattooed on his arm. I saw it.
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Referenced in Will & Grace: William, Tell (1998) See more »

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Wake Up Call
Written by Dicky Barrett and Joe Gittleman
Performed by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (as Mighty Mighty Bosstones)
Courtesy of Mercury Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Awesome slasher movie!
14 May 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is completely brilliant! Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr., and Ryan Phillipe are great in this movie! It did have it's share of blood and gore, but it was very enjoyable! I highly reccomend this movie! If I had to grade it, I'd give it a A+!


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