• Hide and Seek (2005)

Hide and Seek

Release Date: January 28th, 2005

DVD Release Date: July 5th, 2005

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Following the suicide of his wife (Amy Irving), psychologist David Callaway (Robert De Niro) decides to take his daughter, Emily (Dakota Fanning), away from New York City to a house in the country for a fresh start. Unfortunately, Emily is too grief-stricken to really appreciate her new surroundings, and she hasn't made any friends, save Charlie, who is imaginary. When Charlie begins to harbor resentment toward David, an already bad situation gets worse.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue, Amy Irving, Dylan Baker, Melissa Leo, Robert John Burke

Director: John Polson

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Fox 2000 Pictures

Distributors: 20th Century Fox, Fox

Keywords: Dark, 2000s, Small town, Suspenseful, New York City, Mystery, Daughter, Wife, Father

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    There are twist endings and there are twist endings -- and then there is the logic-strangling, complete cheat of a reveal that takes place in the final 10 minutes of Hide and Seek. It's so absolutely preposterous that it stops the film cold and draws a collective "Aw c'mon!" show more

  • 10
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Robert De Niro collects another stupendous paycheck for starring in another piece of exploitable junk.

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The movie's main purpose seems to be to make audiences squirm uncomfortably. Yelp and shriek in armchair-clawing glee? Not likely. show more

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