• Stir of Echoes (1999)

Stir of Echoes

Release Date: September 10th, 1999

DVD Release Date: February 1st, 2000

R |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

Blue-collar family man Tom Witzky (Kevin Bacon) scoffs at supernatural phenomena -- until he lets his wife's sister, Lisa (Illeana Douglas), put him into a hypnotic trance. Upon waking, Tom realizes he has a psychic connection with his son, Jake (Zachary David Cope). He also has alarming hallucinations of a missing teenage neighbor named Samantha (Jennifer Morrison). Tom, convinced his visions will lead him to the girl, begins a desperate search that puts him into a life-threatening situation.

Cast: Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas, Liza Weil, Kevin Dunn, Conor O'Farrell, Jennifer Morrison, Zachary David Cope

Director: David Koepp

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Artisan Entertainment

Distributors: Artisan Entertainment, Miramax Films

Keywords: Mother, Quest, Intense, Revenge, Transformation, Father, 1990s, Son, Mystery

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Bob GrahamSan Francisco Chronicle

    Stir of Echoes is much more down and dirty (than "The Sixth Sense"), and the thrills are more visceral. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Kevin Bacon stars in one of his best performances. show more

  • 68
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Elevates the horror genre with a refreshing intelligence and humor -- too bad it's not half as good at generating scares. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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