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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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John Polson

Writer:

Ari Schlossberg
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert De Niro ... David Callaway
Dakota Fanning ... Emily Callaway
Famke Janssen ... Katherine
Elisabeth Shue ... Elizabeth
Amy Irving ... Alison Callaway
Dylan Baker ... Sheriff Hafferty
Melissa Leo ... Laura
Robert John Burke ... Steven
Molly Grant Kallins Molly Grant Kallins ... Amy
David Chandler David Chandler ... Mr. Haskins
Stewart Summers ... Doctor
Jake Dylan Baumer Jake Dylan Baumer ... Disturbed Boy
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Charlie says you let her die. (UK teaser poster) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mente siniestra See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,959,233, 30 January 2005

Gross USA:

$51,100,486

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$126,809,881
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Famke Janssen said she wouldn't have done this movie had Robert De Niro not been attached. 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 »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alison: Faster.
Emily: No, no, no.
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Alternate Versions

Both the international and domestic versions submitted to the BBFC were actually released to UK cinemas. One version ends with the Dakota Fanning character being kept in the hospital, the other sees her staying with the Famke Janssen character, drawing a picture of a two-headed figure. See more »

Connections

Features Daffy Duck and the Dinosaur (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Hush Little Baby
Courtesy of Sankyo Seiki Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
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Dumb de dumb dumb
26 January 2005 | by petercrooks24See all my reviews

The set up is kind of fun, then the center of the film gets a little boring, then secrets are revealed and you realize you've been lobotomized by stupidity. Elizabeth Shue's cleavage is the best supporting character in this otherwise teeth grindingly dumb movie.

The movie is about as light an R as you can get. It tiptoed past the PG-13 with a little bit of blood, but I have to wonder if they wanted the PG-13 and were surprised by this rating.

Here's a question: what is the tipping point in DeNiro's career that took his from greatness to these crap dwellings? Even Angel Heart is a masterpiece compared to most of the schlock we've been getting from Bobby during the last DeCade. To the real Robert De Niro: Come out come out wherever you are!


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