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The Skulls (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  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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Getting in is easy. Getting out is a killer. See more »


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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)

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$11,034,885 (USA) (31 March 2000)

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ESP 195,232,054 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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James Van Der Beek was considered for the role of Luke McNamara. See more »

Goofs

Lucas's weight fluctuates throughout the film. This is especially noticeable at the very beginning of the film, when he emerges from the rowing machine. His face is chubby. When we see him at the party for The Skulls, which is presumably only weeks later at most, he is slimmer. See more »

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Senator Ames Levritt: We live by the rules, we die by the rules.
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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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