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Parents' Guide to

I Know Who Killed Me

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Awful Lindsay Lohan serial killer movie; beware!

Movie R 2007 105 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

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age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+
The movie is just plain terrible. The acting isn't that good. The ending was also bad. It was like reading a book and then having the book snatched away and then being left to wonder, "Ok, what happened next?" I was disappointed. I usually like movies with Lindsey Lohan. But this is definitely the worst I've seen.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

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The film has a banal premise that leads to an egregiously violent and incoherent plot. While much unkind fun has been made of Lohan's off-screen drama, Chris Sivertson's movie indicates that she's made at least one very bad professional decision too (this even though her performance in the film, playing two characters, is fine).

And as preposterous as the plot sounds, the film's structure is worse, at once clichhd and outrageous: flashbacks to Dakota's pole-dancing days are shot through a red filter and in slow motion; the FBI agents' dialogue is clumsy and obvious ("The cutting is about punishment," says one, stating the obvious, "but [the killer] doesn't like the dying part"); and cuts between one scene and another make little sense (Dakota and Aubrey's dad have a showdown in one moment, then set off on an ill-advised rescue mission in the next). While it's clear enough that the murderer is psychotic, the movie leaves you wondering about everyone else as well.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: July 27, 2007
  • On DVD or streaming: November 27, 2007
  • Cast: Julia Ormond , Lindsay Lohan , Neal McDonough
  • Director: Chris Sivertson
  • Inclusion Information: Female actors
  • Studio: Columbia Tristar
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 105 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: grisly violence including torture and disturbing gory images, and for sexuality, nudity and language.
  • Last updated: September 28, 2023

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