I Know What You Did Last Summer 1997 R CC

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Last summer, four friends made a desperate pact to conceal a shocking secret. But now, someone has apparently learned the truth.

Starring:
Jennifer Hewitt, Sarah Gellar
Runtime:
1 hour 41 minutes

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

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Genres Thriller, Mystery, Horror
Director Jim Gillespie
Starring Jennifer Hewitt, Sarah Gellar
Supporting actors Ryan Phillippe, Freddie Prinze Jr., Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Anne Heche, Johnny Galecki, Muse Watson, Stuart Greer, J. Don Ferguson, Deborah Hobart, Mary McMillan, Rasool J'Han, Dan Albright, Lynda Clark, Shea Broom, John Bennes, Jennifer Bland, William Neely, Jonathan Quint
Studio Columbia Pictures
MPAA rating R (Restricted)
Captions and subtitles English Details
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Customer Reviews

This was a very good movie... It was suspenseful and had a good plot.
~*Laura Eppley*~
As far as acting goes, it's better than most teen movies, though, like most teen movies, there's overacting, too.
Elisabeth
I watched from beginning to end tried my best to get into it and my viewing taste wasn't having it.
ROFLChopper

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20 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Emily Todd on May 6, 2002
Format: DVD
Yes, "I Know What You Did Last Summer" does seem like some corny teenybopper popcorn flick; but it's not. Believe me, I went into this film with pretty low expectations, but was pleasantly surprised with the level of terror provided! And it's not cheap terror, it's genuine because of the suspense director Jim Gillespie consistently builds.
It's the fourth of July and four friends Julie James (Jennifer Love Hewitt), Ray Bronson (Freddie Prinze Junior), Helen Shivers (Sarah Michelle Gellar), and Barry William Cox (Ryan Phillippe) are celebrating their high school graduation and Helen's beauty pageant win. On their way home they hit a man walking down a curved corner in the road. They panic when they learn he's dead and in hopes of saving their futures, decide to dump the body into the ocean. The four friends make a pact to keep it a secret. It was an accident, but it was one they cannot forget.
Their friendships are ruined and they all leave for college and don't talk to each other; they are all depressed and upset. When Julie returns home for summer vacation there is a letter waiting for her. It reads, "I Know What You Did Last Summer". Frightend, Julie goes to find her old friends for help. Was someone else there that night? They think it's only a prank until a man in a slicker with a hook begins to stalk the four friends and torment them in the most vile and disgusting ways imaginable (dead bodies in their trunks, cutting off their hair in sleep, trying to run them over, etc.
Realizing that if they don't find out who's doing this and get rid of him fast, they'll be dead, they search for answers, all the while receiving even more terrifying threats. It sure is a thrilling ride and there are a remarkable number of points in this movie when you jump in fright and scream!
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Lauren Nicole on January 19, 2005
Format: DVD
I Know What You Did Last Summer is a (loose) adaptation of the childrens book, by Lois Duncan. It focuses primarily on the four main characters... intelligent, level headed, heroin Julie James (Jennifer Love Hewitt), her well intentioned, typical nice guy boyfriend Ray Bronson (Freddie Prinze Jr), her best friend the rich and popular beauty queen Helen Shivers (Sarah Michelle Gellar), and Helens rich, macho, handsome football star boyfriend Barry Cox (Ryan Phillippe) The four teens have just graduated high school and are prepared to spend a summer of "immature adolescent decadance" as said by Barry. Things didnt go as planned

On July 4th Helen appeats in the Miss Croaker beauty contest and is crowned queen, much to the excitement of her friends and especially Barry. The four kids decide to celebrate by heading down to a secluded beach for a night of scary stories, drinking and sex, your typical teenage summer night. In what is to be their last decent decision of the movie, they agree Ray is to drive drunken Barrys BMW home that night. Barry stands up through the sunroof, spills alcohol and distracts Ray long enough to hit a crossing man head on. At first they disagree on what to do, call the police, or dump the body. Barry argues that if they come clean theyre dreams will be ruined. His as a football star, Helens as a famous actress, Rays as a writer, and Julie's as a lawyer. Much to Julie's dismay, they agree to dispose of the body in the ocean. They vow never to speak of the incident again.

One year later everythings changed. Julie comes home for the summer (after practically failing out of college in Boston) and recieves an anonymous note from someone claiming they know what happened the previous summer. Panicked, Julie turns to her former best friend Helen for help.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer VINE VOICE on July 15, 2009
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
I absolutely love the I Know series, and had no choice but to buy this Blu Ray when it came out, despite already owning the standard def DVD. This is a very surprisingly great transfer and a substantial improvement over the original. Even if you're not goonie googoo over these films, as I am, you'd be well served to make this purchase.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By ROFLChopper on February 3, 2012
Format: DVD
I've watched my fair share of teen horror films, this one, was simply boring. I watched from beginning to end tried my best to get into it and my viewing taste wasn't having it. I'm sure the book was better than the movie (they usually are). The acting was so-so at best, the plot was flat due to the poor execution, and the scare factor was limited. Since I did not watch this movie in 1997 and did not go see it for the star power, my appreciation for the movie won't be there like others. While I like Sarah and Ryan, this movie just missed the cut, in my opinion.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By RachelWalker on December 16, 2001
Format: VHS Tape
this film is really really great. Okay, it might not be the next Silence of the Lambs, but it was never supposed to be. You have to see it for what it is, a great way of spending an evening/afternoon curled up on the sofa with your girl/boyfriend, watching a great fun film. Which is undoubtedly what this film is. It is great, great fun. (sorry, i'll stop re-using that tired old adjective now).
The plot is intriguing, and also fun. It's your typical teen movie, so probably not for the older purveyors of conematic quality. It's not really a classic in the "Star Wars" type way, and wont go down in history as a great film, but it is certainly one of the most enjoyable pictures i've seen in many a while. You are guranteed some superb fun as you try to work out whodunnit, and who'll be the next victim of that hook. It's a melodramatic film, but very suspenseful and spooky.
The killer, clad fisherman's slickers, is haunting, taking on a supernatural like quality, and bringing elements of that supernaturality to the film. Whenever you see his spooky attire gliding along, you know someone's going to get done in, but who?
the plot is, if not original, certainly enjoyable. I have always loved films in this style with a passion, ever since reading Agatha Christie's And then there Were None. They are above all much fun, and a nice way to wile away the time.
The four young actors each play their parts very well, especially the sublime Jennifer Love Hewitt. The directors give us plenty of enjoyable and tantaslising shots of clevage, most of which will remain with me for several days at least. I would watch it all again just to get another nice view.
This is actually quite a scary film, even thought its teen slasher label deems it, by deafuat, to be not.
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