I Know What You Did Last Summer
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

Kevin Williamson scripted this thriller, an adaptation of Lois Duncan's novel about four teens involved in a hit-and-run incident. High school senior Julie is driving with friends when their car hits a fisherman. Assuming he's dead,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: October 17, 1997
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2001
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

...competent but uninspired...

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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

The payoff is less effective. It involves several teen-scream modules, such as the $1.98 Startle Effect; the Hand on the Shoulder; and the Is He Dead Yet? gambit.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though efficiently made it's not a good film.

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Richard Harrington
Washington Post

A smart, sharply drawn genre film with a moral center and a solid cast.

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

Remember all those terrible slasher flicks from the '80s? This could be one of them. It certainly ain't no Scream.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

[Director] Gillespie is there to give fans a poor man's "Scream" and he pulls it off.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

...fun, energetic and fairly scary.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

Predictably, the derivative title here is a jumping-off point for another derivative slasher-revenge pic.

Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

This horror movie is too intense for kids.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Unknown Hobo
Yawn. So there's a group of teenagers, they kill someone, that someone comes back ... are you bored yet? Yeah me to. The classic mix of screaming beauties,… More
Aj V
An average slasher film with a bunch of TV stars from the 90s. Really, it's nothing special, I think people only talk about it because of the title, I… More
Martin Sahlin
It wasn't that good.....but it wasn't bad eighter
Eric Alvarez
Jennifer Love Hewitt is the only thing this movie has to offer. It's too similar to Scream as it was made a year after.
Alex roy
1996 onwards saw the great Teen horror boom made famous by Wes Craven's Scream. A year later, they decided to create this mess and basically using the… More
Bethany Murphy
It wasn't good but it wasn't bad.