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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

By Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Pointless horror sequel has lots of violence and gore.

Movie R 1998 100 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 11+
I think it might be a little gory but not enough to not let your kid watch it
age 12+

Not bad

Just as good as the first one.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (7 ):

The movie's dumb ending opens the door to further sequels, perhaps the best argument yet for always reporting your traffic mishaps to the authorities. The original I Know What You Did Last Summer at least had a token moral message about four teenagers failing to take responsibility for a seeming hit-and-run fatality they caused and the guilt that tears them apart -- as does a vengeful fisherman named Ben Willis, who does plenty of tearing apart on his own, typically with big hooks. This pointless sequel doesn't even have that slim reason to exist.

In keeping with Jennifer Love Hewitt's occasional forays into music, her character Julie has a big karaoke-singing scene, and there are giggles when the filmmakers try to make karaoke into something scary. Meanwhile costar Brandy's character talks big about being tough and able to defend herself against any marauders in rain slickers, but when that actually happens she mostly screams and stumbles.

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