I Know What You Did Last Summer

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"If you're going to bury the truth, make sure it stays buried."
  • R
  • 1997
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • 5.8  (157,060)
  • 52

I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 thriller movie that follows a group of teenagers who are tormented by an unknown killer after accidentally hitting a man with their car and leaving him for dead. The movie stars Jennifer Love Hewitt as Julie James, Sarah Michelle Gellar as Helen Shivers, Anne Heche as Melissa "Missy" Egan, Ryan Phillippe as Barry William Cox, and Freddie Prinze Jr. as Ray Bronson. Directed by Jim Gillespie, the movie is based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Lois Duncan.

The movie begins with a group of four friends - Julie, Helen, Barry, and Ray - celebrating their high school graduation in a remote fishing town in North Carolina. While driving back home after a night of partying, they accidentally hit a man who appears out of nowhere. In a moment of panic, they decide to dump the body into the water and swear never to speak of it again.

However, things take a sinister turn a year later when the friends start receiving ominous messages from an unknown person who claims to know their secret. They soon realize that someone is out to get them, and the past has come back to haunt them.

As the body count rises and the killer's identity remains a mystery, the teens are driven to the brink of insanity as they try to outsmart the murderer and save themselves from a gruesome fate.

The movie is filled with suspense, jump scares, and thrilling chase scenes that keep the audience on the edge of their seats. The performances of the main cast are convincing, and the chemistry between them feels genuine, which makes their characters' dilemmas even more poignant.

Interestingly, the movie spawned two sequels - I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) and I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (2006) - but neither were as successful or well-received as the original.

Overall, I Know What You Did Last Summer is a classic thriller that has stood the test of time and continues to be a favorite among horror movie fans.

I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 40 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8 and a MetaScore of 52.

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    5.8  (157,060)
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