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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.

Director:

John Polson

Writer:

Ari Schlossberg
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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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

After her mother commits suicide in the bathtub, Emily Callaway is taken to live upstate in new surroundings to forget her traumatic past. Psychologist David, her father, learns that his daughter has a new friend, the enigmatic, never to be seen, imaginary (or not?) Charlie. A deadly game of hide-and-seek ensues. Who is Charlie? And what is troubling David in his dreams? Written by RavenGlamDVDCollector, ElectricLadyLand

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You can run but you can't hide. (UK teaser poster) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

According to TIME Magazine, "Dakota Fanning reportedly took a pay cut from her million-plus fee on 'Hide and Seek' to get her name above the title right next to Robert De Niro's." See more »

Goofs

Elizabeth's scarf changes position when she enters Emily's room. 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 »


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Twice as Nice
Written by Werner Tautz
Courtesy of Extreme Production Music
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User Reviews

 
You know its not that bad
29 January 2005 | by bryanraymSee 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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Official Sites:

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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hide and Seek 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:

$127,369,981
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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