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A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year, unexplained absence... Written by Lane Shadgett

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Watch who you leave behind.


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Rated PG-13 for drug and alcohol content, sexuality, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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18 October 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,064,077 (USA) (18 October 2002)

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$10,719,367 (USA) (13 December 2002)
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Stephen Gaghan wrote the part of Katie Burke with Katie Holmes in mind. See more »

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At the AA meeting, Detective Handler says, "I'm Wade Handler; I'm a cop." Last names are not given at AA meetings, to preserve the anonymity of those present. See more »

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Embry Larkin: You have no grace.
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The State We're In
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It's like frozen syrup, it takes ages for something to happen.
20 January 2003 | by (Karlskrona, Sweden) – See all my reviews

The movie is really slow as you can see on my summary. It's not interesting until there's only 15 minutes to go, and then it just ends. Although Katie is doing some nice acting, the script was too easy to guess how it would end. They should have picked another character for murderer, like the psychologist or something. Really bad movie.


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