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Director:
Writer (WGA):
John Pogue (written by)
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Release Date:
31 March 2000 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A secret society so powerful, it can give you everything you desire... at a price. See more »
Plot:
Luke McNamara, a college senior from a working class background joins a secret elitist college fraternity organization called "The Skulls"... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
People judge this film too much See more (186 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Joshua Jackson ... Lucas "Luke" McNamara

Paul Walker ... Caleb Mandrake

Hill Harper ... Will Beckford

Leslie Bibb ... Chloe Whitfield

Christopher McDonald ... Martin Lombard

Steve Harris ... Detective Sparrow

William Petersen ... Ames Levritt

Craig T. Nelson ... Litten Mandrake
David Asman ... Jason Pitcairn

Scott Gibson ... Travis Wheeler

Nigel Bennett ... Dr. Rupert Whitney

Andrew Kraulis ... McBride
Derek Aasland ... Sullivan
Jennifer Melino ... J.J.

Noah Danby ... Hugh Mauberson

Mac Fyfe ... Laurence Thorne (as Mak Fyfe)

David Christo ... Shawn Packford

Shaw Madson ... Chad MacIntosh
Jesse Nilsson ... Kent Hodgins

Shawn Mathieson ... Jonathan Payne

Steven McCarthy ... Sweeney

Matthew G. Taylor ... Medoc (as Matt Taylor)

Henry Alessandroni ... Strain
James Finnerty ... Preppy Freshman
Cyprian Lerch ... Student in Lunch Line
Dominic Kahn ... Regatta Judge
Ken Campbell ... Starting Judge

Pedro Salvín ... Lodge Butler (as Pedro Salvin)
Derek Boyes ... Assistant District Attorney

Katherine Trowell ... Sanctuary Administrator
Connie Buell ... Waitress
Stephen Richard ... Furniture Mover (as Steve Richard)

Kevin Allen ... Sturtevant Security Guard
Paul Walker III ... Boxing Coach
Jason Knight ... Police Techie
Amanda Goundry ... Coed in Caleb's Car

Malin Akerman ... Coed in Caleb's Apartment
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Beatie ... Rower (uncredited)

Rob Cohen ... College Lecturer (uncredited)
Chris Ham ... Rower (uncredited)

Jonathan Khan ... George (uncredited)
Gillian Parker ... Coxie (uncredited)
Weir Revie ... Student in Cafeteria Line (uncredited)
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Directed by
Rob Cohen 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
John Pogue (written by)

Produced by
Christopher Ball .... executive producer (as Chris J. Ball)
Creighton Bellinger .... associate producer
Fred C. Caruso .... co-producer (as Fred Caruso)
Nancy Kirhoffer .... associate producer
Bruce Mellon .... executive producer
Neal H. Moritz .... producer
John Pogue .... producer
William Tyrer .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Randy Edelman 
 
Cinematography by
Shane Hurlbut (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Peter Amundson 
 
Casting by
Anne McCarthy 
Mary Vernieu 
 
Production Design by
Bob Ziembicki 
 
Art Direction by
Peter Grundy 
 
Set Decoration by
Steve Shewchuk 
Clive Thomasson 
 
Costume Design by
Marie-Sylvie Deveau 
 
Makeup Department
Kelly M. Beatty .... prosthetic supply
Kelly M. Beatty .... special makeup effects artist
Carol Marinoff .... key hair stylist
Leslie Ann Sebert .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lyn Lucibello .... production manager
Robert Rothbard .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harley Cohen .... assistant director
Charles Crossin .... second assistant director
Adam Druxman .... first assistant director
Yolanda Graci .... assistant director
Grant Lucibello .... second assistant director
Tony Lucibello .... first assistant director
David C. Malcolm .... third assistant director
Michal Page .... third assistant director
John Pogue .... second unit director
Branko Racki .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Sarah Ashton .... construction bookkeeper
Tory Bellingham .... property master
Rupert Lazarus .... first assistant art director
Neil Morfitt .... set designer
Mark O'Donoghue .... carpenter
Jeff Poulis .... assistant property master
Reet Puhm .... key scenic artist
Robert S. Smith .... carpenter
Phillip Tellez .... construction coordinator
Shawn Thomas .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
David Franklin Bergad .... sound editor
Leslie Bloom .... sound effects editor
Michael C. Casper .... sound re-recording mixer
Bell Dave .... cable person
Christopher Emerson .... sound effects editor
Glen Gauthier .... production sound mixer
Jeff Gomillion .... adr mixer
Daniel J. Leahy .... sound re-recording mixer
John Nutt .... supervising sound editor
Jack Snyder .... sound engineer
Steve Switzer .... boom operator
Matthew Spiro .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Trevor Cripps .... special effects technician
Alexander Galant .... special effects assistant
Bob Hall .... key special effects
Warren Keillor .... special effects
Ted Ross .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Syd Dutton .... visual effects supervisor
Kelvin McIlwain .... matte artist
Kenneth Nakada .... matte artist: Illusion Arts
Bill Taylor .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Ron Bell .... stunts
Marco Bianco .... key stunt rigger
Marco Bianco .... stunts
Matt Birman .... stunts
Eric Bryson .... stunts
Shane Cardwell .... stunts
Wayne Downer .... stunts
C.J. Fidler .... stunts
Errol Gee .... stunts (as Errol G.)
Howard Green .... stunts
Danny Lima .... stunts
Dwayne McLean .... stunts
Duncan McLeod .... stunt double: Paul Walker
Kevin Monaco .... stunt performer
Edward A. Queffelec .... stunts (as Ed Queffelec)
Ken Quinn .... stunts
Branko Racki .... stunt coordinator
Branko Racki .... stunts
Robert Racki .... stunts
Kevin Rushton .... stunts
Robert C. Shannon .... dive supervisor
John Stoneham Jr. .... stunts
Bryan Thomas .... stunt double
Bryan Thomas .... stunts
Robert Thomas .... stunts
Tye Tyukodi .... stunts (as Anton Tyukodi)
Jennifer Vey .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Abby Anderson .... video assist
Michelle Beaudette .... first assistant camera
Andy Chmura .... camera operator
Wayne Goodchild .... key grip
Jim Krauter .... dolly grip
Andy Langevin .... rigging gaffer
Mark Lewandowski .... video assist operator
Keith Murphy .... Steadicam operator
Keith Murphy .... camera operator
Kris Wood .... video playback operator
 
Casting Department
Krisztina M. Neglia .... extras casting (as Krisztina Meuring)
Alex Newman .... casting associate
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting (uncredited)
Rachael Erwin .... casting intern (uncredited)
Christopher L. Parson .... casting intern (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Natalie Bronfman .... costume assistant
Gayle Franklin .... costume assistant
Gayle Franklin .... costume buyer
Linda Petty .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Luke Borghi .... assistant editor
Jim Flynn .... assistant editor
Jana Lynn Gold .... assistant editor
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Michael Matsumoto .... post-production assistant
Mike Stanwick .... color timer
 
Music Department
Elton Ahi .... scoring engineer
Joanie Diener .... music editor
Michelle Kuznetsky .... music supervisor
Steve Porcaro .... composer: additional music
Mary Ramos .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Robert Tenaglia .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Elizabeth A. Bergman .... post-production accountant
Anthony Carovillano .... key craft service
Arthur Clarke .... location manager
Sean Coyne .... on-set craft
Bennett Fidlow .... additional legal services
Daniel Horvat .... first assistant production accountant
Stephanie Keating .... unit publicist
Marcus Paletta .... security officer
Todd Turner .... epk producer
Angelo Vacco .... adr loop group
Tanya Valentine .... development assistant
Randee Lynne Jensen .... creative assistant (uncredited)
Derek Ursacki .... office assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
David C. Malcolm .... the producers wish to thank
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for violence and brief sexuality
Runtime:
106 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the motel scene, the lead characters are drinking from "Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf" cups. However, there are no branches of this coffee chain anywhere in the northeast United States or Canada (at time of filming).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The walkie-talkie used by a character in the robbery scene is really an Ericsson cell phone. Some cell phones have functions that let them work like walkie-talkies, but they are made by Motorola.See more »
Quotes:
Senator Ames Levritt:We live by the rules, we die by the rules.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Skulls II (2002) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Dead CellSee more »

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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
People judge this film too much, 29 October 2000
Author: acidcross (acidcross@hotmail.com) from Los Angeles, California

The Skulls is not art. In fact it's pretty bad but some films are just made to entertain. I'm a firm believer of that. When people complain about this films plot, acting, etc, i just go come on guys give it a break. The movie does what it was made for. it entertains its core audience. Teenagers. I'm a teen and i enjoyed it for what it was even if it wasn't the greatest film ever made.

The plot is intriguing but a little unrealistic. Luke Macnamara wnats desperately to be apart of a secret society known as the skulls. But he soon realizes that being in this society comes at a price.

The plot begins with some intrigue but falls short after awhile and that's when you realize that this film is just there to entertain and yo shold just sit back and enjoy the ride. The acting is actually pretty good. joshua jackson is a telented actor and i bet if he got a better script he could go places. Leslie Bibb is the best because she displays the most emotion. She's very good. Paul walker is the weak link. he needs acting lessons.

so guys don't go into this movie looking for a great script or anything like that. just be prepared to be entertained. i most certainly was.

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