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Hide and Seek (2005)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  28 January 2005 (USA)
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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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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,959,233 (USA) (28 January 2005)

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$3,082,877 (Japan) (13 May 2005)
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Famke Janssen said she wouldn't have done this movie had Robert De Niro not been attached. See more »

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When Emily is laying on her bedroom floor, she draws a picture of her and Charlie at the window, but she draws herself with blonde hair, the actress's natural hair color. See more »

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[first lines]
Alison: Faster.
Emily: No, no, no.
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References Cape Fear (1991) See more »

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Hide and Seek, Cloak and Find...
1 March 2006 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I watched "Hide and Seek" with a group of classmates in the movies, almost a year ago, and I remember how disappointed I was. I wasn't expecting something great as e.g. "The Sixth Sense", but I got even less.

This may be easily Robert De Niro's worst acting (don't get me wrong, I love the man, but he sucks here). The precocious Dakota Fanning is good as usual (she might have been great if M. Night Shyamalan were the director, and the script, less twisted). There's a (failed) attempt to recreate the atmosphere of "The Shining". The ending is supposed to be 'surprising', but I figured it half-way. I was the only one in the group who disliked the movie and one of my classmates said, "I didn't quite get it, but it was cool!". I guess that's the same everyone who enjoyed this thought. 3 out of 10.


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