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Norman and Claire Spencer are a seemingly happily married couple who uncover a terrible secret . . . a secret so disturbing it threatens to destroy them. When Claire Spencer begins seeing ghostly images and hearing mysterious voices in their home, her husband Norman suspects it's just her imagination - until the images turn real. Now, together they must uncover the truth, confront their worst fears and find "what lies beneath" . . . with twisting and terrifying results.
He was the perfect husband until his one mistake followed them home.
Title: What Lies Beneath
Release Date: July 21, 2000
Runtime: 130 mins
All Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Sound: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
IMDB Rating: 6.5
Buried.com Rating: 7.5 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With W
MPAA Rating: PG-13
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated PG-13 for terror/violence, sensuality and brief language.
Michelle Pfeiffer ...Claire Spencer
Katharine Towne ...Caitlin Spencer
Miranda Otto ...Mary Feur
James Remar ...Warren Feur
Harrison Ford ...Norman Spencer
Victoria Bidewell ...Beatrice
Diana Scarwid ...Jody
Dennison Samaroo ...PhD Student #1
Jennifer Tung ...PhD Student #2
Eliott Goretsky ...Teddy
Rachel Singer ...PhD Student #3
Daniel Zelman ...PhD Student #4
Ray Baker ...Dr. Stan Powell
Wendy Crewson ...Elena
Amber Valletta ...Madison Elizabeth Frank
Joe Morton ...Dr. Drayton
Sloane Shelton ...Mrs. Templeton
Tom Dahlgren ...Dean Templeton
Micole Mercurio ...Mrs. Frank
Donald Taylor ...Male EMT Worker
Jayson Argento ...Cafe Customer
J.C. Brandy ...Band Member
Mark Patrick Costello ...
Fabio May ...Lab tech
Julian Roca Chow ...Dorm Student
Carolyn Weidell ...Restaurant Patron
Steven J. Boyd
What Lies Beneath Horror Film Trailer 1
What Lies Beneath Horror Film Trailer 2
More Movie Taglines:
- He was the perfect husband until his one mistake followed them home.
- Some men cheat and get caught. Some men pay a higher price.
- They have the perfect marriage and the perfect house, until she found out what was wrong.
- Jody: You stole the dead woman's shoe?
Jody: Are we hoping the ghost is going to have to use the potty?
Jody: [showing off her new convertible] It's a beautiful thing, alimony. You lose a husband, you get a car. Think it'll help me pick up dudes? Claire Spencer: [later] Pick up any dudes yet? Jody: I have one in the trunk!
Claire Spencer: Hello, Doctor Spencer. Norman: You're not yourself today are you? Claire Spencer: No, no I'm not.
Claire Spencer: You had an affair with a girl who threatened to kill herself, and now there is a presence in our house. A young, blonde girl. Don't you get it? She did it, Norman. She's dead... and now she's trying to hurt you... or both of us.
- Director Robert Zemeckis filmed this while production on Cast Away (2000) was shut down (so Tom Hanks could lose weight for his character).
The date of birth on Madison Frank's missing persons' report is the birthday of Amber Valletta.
There is a scene in the trailer in which Claire is looking at a photograph and notices a ghost face in the window. This scene never appears in the movie.
Claire and Norman's sailboat is called "Good Genes".
The house depicted in the film was used for day scenes only. It was torn down after filming because it didn't meet local building codes. The rooms were duplicated on an L.A. sound stage for night scenes.
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