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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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Nobody Saw Him Step Out. Nobody Saw Them Kill Him. Nobody Could Imagine The Terror To Follow. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sé lo que hicieron el verano pasado  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,818,645, 19 October 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$72,586,134

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$125,586,134
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 38 mins) "Hush" from the soundtrack (played fully over the end credits) is heard briefly on the radio of Barry's car. See more »

Goofs

(at around 56 mins) When Helen goes to sleep the bow on her lamp shade is facing the end of the bed but when she wakes up it is facing the wall behind her. See more »

Quotes

Julie: We need help.
Barry: I'll say. You two should check out a mirror sometime. You look like shit run over twice.
Helen: You're a prick!
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Connections

Referenced in The Red Green Show: The Folk Art Convention (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful Girl
Written by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown
Performed by Bing Crosby
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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An average slasher flick featuring the superstars of high school
19 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

What can I say? The movies I can relate to & remind me of my youth have been horror movies like I Know What You Did Last Summer.

Barry is the guy you want to be, Ray is the guy you feel like & the girls remind you of the prettiest girls from school.

Although this movie at times makes little sense something about it feels like magic to me. It could be the superstar cast, it could be the age I was when I first saw it, it could be Kevin Williamson's fairy dust (most likely it's all of these things).

Overall for *most* people this will be an average movie. There isn't much suspense or great death scenes which are key for a good horror movie. For people who are looking for a good teen slasher movie (and David Arquette running around) I suggest you check out the underrated Scream (1).


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