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Hide and Seek (2005)

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As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide, his daughter finds solace -- at first -- in her imaginary friend.

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Hide and Seek revolves around a widower and his daughter. They move to upstate and Emily soon creates an imaginary friend named Charlie... but this act takes an unexpected and terrifying turn, where her father and doctor start to worry about Emily's gruesome habits. Written by ek025

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Rated R for frightening sequences and violence | See all certifications »

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28 January 2005 (USA)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$502,631 (Japan) (22 April 2005)

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$3,082,877 (Japan) (13 May 2005)
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Auditions were held for the part of Emily because director John Polson hoped he would be able to "find another Dakota Fanning". Among the hopefuls were AnnaSophia Robb, but in the end, Dakota Fanning herself was cast. See more »

Goofs

When David says goodnight to Emily on the first day in the new house, presenting her the diary, he is wearing a green sweater, but when he leaves the room, he is suddenly wearing a gray one. See more »

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[first lines]
Alison: Faster.
Emily: No, no, no.
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The Best movie with the best of actors my favorite movie
30 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This has to be the greatest movie I've ever seen. The acting is incredibly amazing. The suspense is bone-chilling. Every scene matters and it's a major twist in the end. Robert Deniro, Famke Jannson, Dakota Fanning truly stole the show. If you were kind of considering it, kind of not, I'd rent it. The only thing that bothered me was that even though Dakota Fanning did a spectacular job, she should really stick to harmless comedies like I Am Sam. Otherwise, BEST MOVIE EVER.

It has a zany plot, rich entertainment, and way better than some people said. Sure, it doesn't sound very scary, but there a moment where things pop out of nowhere, scenes where there are gore (which most people hate in movies) but I think the blood worked. Seriously, go rent, buy, whatever, just SEE IT!!!


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