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The Skulls (2000)

PG-13  |   |  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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Lobanje  »

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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

At the university (actually the University of Toronto), you can see the lights for the Sutton Hotel in the background (red lettering) in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 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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Lucas: They said that it was at the building which doesn't necessarily mean that its
[together with Caleb]
Lucas: in the building. "A snake without with out skin shows its veins"... of course.
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Devil's Train
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Worth watching
18 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Skulls is a very intense movie that keeps the watcher interested. This movie does not really have many qualities that would qualify it is an award-winner, but over all the movie is very interesting and is Definitely worth watching at least once. The deleted scenes included on the DVD are also worth watching, but you understand why they were cut. Joshua Jackson and Paul Walker were both very sharp in this movie, but some of the acting was a little poor. Through out the movie some flaws or holes could be found, yet all-in-all they did not affect the story line very much. In general The Skulls is an entertaining movie and I would recommend it.


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