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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)

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ESP 195,232,054 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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When the Skulls members are heading out to the island, the castle in the background is Singer Castle on Dark Island. The island that the Skull and Bone Society owns is called Deer Island. Both islands are in the Thousand Island of the St. Lawrence River. See more »

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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 »

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30 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasn't really sure if I'd like the movie. As another reviewer put it, "The Skulls is not art. In fact it's pretty bad but some films are just made to entertain." If you haven't seen this film for quite some time, then I highly suggest that you do see it soon. There's really no way to classify or categorize this film. The film is dark, brooding, intense and most of all depressing. Great performances help to enhance this amazing story of friendship and violence. It's an amazing work and everything I had hoped for. The real centerpiece of the film is its acting. This film was nearly perfect, but sadly still not made for everyone. I award it 7 out of 10.


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