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Hide and Seek (2005)

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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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$51,097,664 (USA) (29 April 2005)
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Contrary to popular belief, Dakota Fanning actually wore a brown wig, rather than having her hair dyed. See more »

Goofs

The tea kettle that boils and whistles on the stove has no "whistle" attachment on it. See more »

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[first lines]
Alison: Faster.
Emily: No, no, no.
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Features Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (1939) See more »

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Sax Kitten
Written by Carlos Diernhammer
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Possibly Passable For One Viewing
27 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was okay but nothing special. Frankly, I hate to see a young likable talent like Dakota Fanning play morose, ugly roles like this. Let her be a kid who laughs, has fun and acts like a kid, such as she did in "The Cat In The Hat." Since then, she's playing in rougher and rougher films although "Dreamer" with Kurt Russell, I am told, is a nice film.

Anyway, you know that with her and Robert De Niro, you're going to get some excellent acting. The movie also offers a lot of suspense. While it was not fun seeing a young girl mentally tortured and depressed all the time, it was nice to see De Niro play such a low-key role for most of he film.

I would think, without giving anything away, that one viewing of this film would be enough, even if one likes it. Once you know the ending, well......

If you are not a big fan of either Fanning or De Niro (I am) , I wouldn't even give it one viewing.


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