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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)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$3,082,877 (Japan) (13 May 2005)
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Famke Janssen is right handed however she holds a gun in her left hand in this movie because she felt that because she's used guns before she might look too comfortable holding it in her right hand. See more »

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In the beginning of the film, when Emily's mother is tucking her in, there is a strand of hair that comes and goes on Emily's face as the shots change. 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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You know its not that bad
29 January 2005 | by (Mt. Vernon, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Movie Buffs (snobs) will not be surprised by the stereotypical Hollywood ending, but the movie is not too bad throughout. Dakota Fanning puts on the typical scary little girl show to a above average level, and the cinematic action will make you squirm in your seat a few times. Therefore this movie isn't one that I would say you definitely need to see, but if you have some time to waste its a pretty good time. Also it gets bonus points for being a good date movie. The absolute worst thing about this movie is its lack of humor, though the dark overtones are necessary for a true horror movie there needs to be an element of humor(saving The Exorcist), even the Ring had its moments at the beginning with the two girls in the bedroom, this movie has no humor which makes us feel very little for the characters. This is the major downfall, but its still worth a viewing.


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