R | | Horror, Mystery
Four young friends bound by a tragic accident are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-wielding maniac in their small seaside town.
Jennifer Love Hewitt had just appeared along former Scream Queen Jamie Lee Curtis in House Arrest (1997) prior to filming this movie and was surprised to see she was also filming a movie in North Carolina at the same time. Jennifer said Jamie came over to the soundstage to wish her luck on her first horror film and would come over every day after that to give her a hug.
We made a pact and we're keeping it.
When the teens go to the dump the (supposedly) deceased man off the pier, he revives/regains consciousness and snatches Helen's crown. Despite knowing he's alive with strength to spare, they nonetheless drop him in the water and continually refer to him as "dead".
The TNT premiere cuts some language, blood, and shows Ben Willis' severed hand from a farther angle.
$15,818,645 (USA) (19 October 1997)