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The Skulls (2000)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  31 March 2000 (USA)
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Luke McNamara, a college senior from a working class background joins a secret elitist college fraternity organization called "The Skulls", in hope of gaining acceptance into Harvard Law School. At first seduced by the club's trapping of power and wealth, a series of disturbing incidents, such as his best friends suicide, leads Luke to investigate the true nature of the organization and the truth behind his friends supposed suicide. He starts realizing that his future and possibly his life is in danger. Written by Kyle <Kyleshivers@aol.com>

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A secret society so powerful, it can give you everything you desire... at a price. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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31 March 2000 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£149,297 (UK) (24 November 2000)

Gross:

ESP 195,232,054 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

The Skull-and-Bones Society (on which this movie was based) actually gives out watches to each class of skulls, though not necessarily with the whole branding ceremony. After the movie was filmed, Joshua Jackson acquired one of the actual watches and gave it to director Rob Cohen. See more »

Goofs

When Lombard and his crony chase Chloe across campus and over the football field, they run through the sprinklers. However, none of them appears wet in the next close-up. See more »

Quotes

Lucas: This isn't right.
Judge Litten Mandrake: Well, it may not be right, but it worked. This is your preacceptance to the law school of your choice.
Lucas: I haven't even applied yet.
Judge Litten Mandrake: Imagine that. It's all paid for. I would do anything to protect you. Won't you do the same for me?
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A good Thriller
12 July 2001 | by (Brasilia,Brazil) – See all my reviews

Well this film is one of the best of the year 2000.Why?Because it has a good plot , I enjoyed the action scenes and is a very intelligent story. Joshua Jackson plays a boy who enter in a secret sociaty "The Skulls" where he has marvelous cars , beautiful women and many other pleasures. But everything has a price ,so the pleasure turns in a psycologic thriller where the character "prays" to get out of the group.Behind the group there is a murder that is connected with Joshua's friend. The film is very enjoyable ,of corse that there are some mistakes in the plot, but that's O.K!!We understand!! Just watch the movie like a good distraction , don't judge everything ,be nice with this one. 8 out of 10


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