Audiences realized how scary summer season secrets and techniques might be when I Know What You Did Final Summer season hit theaters on Oct. 17, 1997.
The Jim Gillespie-directed movie follows pals Julie James (Jennifer Love Hewitt), Helen Shivers (Sarah Michelle Gellar), Barry Cox (Ryan Phillippe) and Ray Bronson (Freddy Prinze Jr.) as they’re stalked by hook-wielding killer Benjamin Willis (Muse Watson). The scary stalker enters the image one 12 months after the group coated up a automobile accident wherein they supposedly killed a pedestrian, who ended up being Ben.
Whereas the film wasn’t critically acclaimed, it was a field workplace success and earned greater than $125 million worldwide. I Know What You Did Final Summer season remained within the prime field workplace spot for 3 consecutive weeks and earned nominations at a number of awards reveals, together with the MTV Film Awards and the Blockbuster Leisure Awards.
The film was adopted by the sequels I Nonetheless Know What You Did Final Summer season (1998) and I’ll At all times Know What You Did Final Summer season (2006). Hewitt and Prinze Jr. reprised their roles within the 1998 sequel, whereas the 2006 movie contains a fully new forged.
Loosely based mostly on Lois Duncan’s 1973 e-book of the identical title, the movie was written by Kevin Williamson and produced by Neal H. Moritz, Erik Feig and Stokely Chaffin.
Along with the 4 leads and Watson, the forged additionally consists of Johnny Galecki, Bridgette Wilson and Anne Heche.
In honor of the movie’s twenty fifth anniversary, The Hollywood Reporter appears at what the forged of I Know What You Did Final Summer season has been as much as because the film debuted in theaters.