• R, 1 hr. 41 min.
  • Horror
  • Directed By:
    Jim Gillespie
    In Theaters:
    Oct 17, 1997 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 7, 2001
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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I Know What You Did Last Summer Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

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

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

October 2, 2012
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

This horror movie is too intense for kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

December 15, 2010
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

It can't even lay claim to the thin joy of being a tremendously bad and trashy wallow in the gutter. It's just... useless.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 4/10

July 19, 2009
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a tedious, distinctly by-the-numbers slasher flick.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

June 24, 2009
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

A reasonably well-made low-end pic that serves as a cautionary tale for callow teens. [Blu-Ray]

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

July 21, 2008
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

A depressingly routine slasher film.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

September 24, 2007
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Often feels more like a perfume commercial than a "horror movie".

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 67/100

January 24, 2004
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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...competent but uninspired...

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

June 18, 2002
Melissa Morrison
Boxoffice Magazine

...has some good thrills and some good jokes.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

June 5, 2002
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

O ponto forte de 'Pânico' é o calcanhar de Aquiles de 'Eu Sei o Que Vocês Fizeram no Verão Passado': em ambos os casos, o roteiro de Kevin Williamson.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 3/5

May 31, 2002
Richard Harrington
Washington Post
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A smart, sharply drawn genre film with a moral center and a solid cast.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 4/5

January 22, 2002
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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...fun, energetic and fairly scary.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

February 14, 2001
James Sanford
rec.arts.movies.reviews

while any cod in the audience will undoubtedly shiver at the sight of a murderer in fisherman's garb, it looks pretty silly to us land-lubbers.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

January 1, 2000
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
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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.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

January 1, 2000
Mike Clark
USA Today
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Predictably, the derivative title here is a jumping-off point for another derivative slasher-revenge pic.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

...routine and violent...

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Remember all those terrible slasher flicks from the '80s? This could be one of them. It certainly ain't no Scream.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000

E! Online

...a solid effort.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B+

January 1, 2000
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies

Where Scream was meant to be a send-up of the teen slasher genre, Summer is a serious example of just how effective these movies can be if they're well-written, directed and acted.

| Original Score: 4.5/5

January 1, 2000
Darren Bignell
Empire Magazine

...this appetiser proves that nouveau horror is alive and kicking hard.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

January 1, 2000
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