1996 "Someone's Taken Their Love Of Scary Movies One Step Too Far!"
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Released: 20 December 1996 Released
Producted By: Miramax
Country: United States of America
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After a series of mysterious deaths befalls their small town, an offbeat group of friends led by Sidney Prescott become the target of a masked killer.


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Scanialara You won't be disappointed!
GazerRise Fantastic!
Stoutor It's not great by any means, but it's a pretty good movie that didn't leave me filled with regret for investing time in it.
Bluebell Alcock Ok... Let's be honest. It cannot be the best movie but is quite enjoyable. The movie has the potential to develop a great plot for future movies
classicsoncall Considering Drew Barrymore is top billed in the picture, she didn't last very long, did she? Maybe she had another gig that interfered and could only take a bit part. For it's genre, not a bad horror flick, though it does cater to a teenage and young adult audience. The picture reminded me that Courteney Cox and David Arquette were hooking up for real around this time or shortly after. I could never see the attraction between the two but what do I know? The picture has it's fair share of misdirection and has some fun referencing other horror flicks along with taking pot shots at itself for inferring that it's a movie in it's own right. Some of that was pretty clever but director Wes Craven probably over did it at a certain point. Still, there was enough clever stuff going on to keep one guessing about the real killer. If O.J. Simpson's murder case occurred after this movie came out he might have come up with a dual killer angle himself. If you think about it, the picture does it's best job by illustrating the absurd by being absurd. Case in point, I would refer to the dumbest line in the movie. After getting stabbed three times and going head over heels down the stairs, Billy (Skeet Ulrich) is asked by his girlfriend Sidney (Neve Campbell): "Are you okay?" Seriously?
ivo-cobra8 Scream is the best teenage horror slasher film in the 90's and it is my all time personal favorite film in the horror genre. I love this film I always did and I love to death! It was really the first movie that introduced me in to "horror" genre slasher films. It was directed from my favorite horror master Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson. It is a horror mystery like was Friday the 13th and April Fool's Day. Scream deserve legendary status. The movie spawned three sequels and the TV series that I did like. Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox and Rose McGowan work for me. It is about a high school teenage student in the fictional town of Woodsboro, California, who becomes the target of a mysterious killer known as Ghostface who kills teens and who uses his obsession with scary movies. The first one is the best in the series and it is still one of the best horror films of all time. Wes Craven borrowed and used Halloween, Friday the 13th and A Nightmare On Elm Street mostly scenes for this movie. It mentions a lot of cult classic horror movies and till it's day it is still praised by fans. I enjoy this film I always do. This is my movie and my personal opinion! Scream follows the teenage girl Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) who becomes targeted by a psychotic killer dressed in a ghostface mask who uses his obsession with scary movies. David Arquette plays police deputy, Dewey Riley who helps protect Sidney and Courtney Cox plays tabloid reporter, Gale Weathers. This is one of Craven's best along with "A Nightmare on Elm Street" that redefined the genre and Ghostface has become another popular slasher since. "What's Your Favorite Scary Movie?" Ghostface is one of the most popular and really scary character. The mask is so scary before new year on Halloween day I saw the mask putted on a front seat in the car and i was so scared, I thought it was the killer waiting on me but it was only a mask but a scary one. The Story begins after two high school students are murdered by the serial killer. Sidney Prescott becomes next victim of intelligent serial killer, Gale Weathers reporter and journalist is shure that serial killer is the same person who murdered Sidney's mother one year ago and now he's terrorizing Sidney her self. Deputy Sheriff Dewey wants to investigate the murders by himself, but attractive Gale seduced and confused him, so it's up to Sidney to find the killer, before he kills again to find the truth, she will must kill. I love also the characters: Matthew Lillard as Stu Macher, Rose McGowan as Tatum Riley and Jamie Kennedy as Randy Meeks. Great story and great soundtracks. I watch this movie thirty times and is still the best, I watch with my mom as a teen good times. I love the script the dialogues in this movie, I love Drew Barrymore as Casey Becker in here.10/10 Scream deserves a legendary status it is my personal favorite horror slasher film from Wes Craven in the franchise. I have the whole collection on Blu-ray discs and I have the first three movies on VHS tapes. I love this film to death I love it!
Minahzur Rahman Scream is what reshaped horror films in the 90s. I was a child back then, and whenever I hear about the movie "Scream", and see Ghostface, it frightens the living hell out of me. Scream was an excellent movie though I have to admit it did look pretty obvious who the serial killer(s) were. I really liked the scene at the beginning. I think that was brilliant in regards to the character "Casey". It's that popcorn bit that strikes me for some reason. I also liked the scene right towards the end: Sadomasochism at its best. There aren't too many horror films that has an excellent beginning and ending scene. The main character "Sidney" was brilliant; in fact, she's brilliant in all the Scream movies. But what makes the Scream film standout is Ghostface. Not only the costume of Ghostface is amazing, but it's also very scary. When people think of horror films, I'm sure one of the first thing that comes to mind is Ghostface – Scream!!!
theterminator-92378 With horror dying in the 90's Craven thought of an amazing idea Scream a self aware movie with some comedy and some mystery solving put in as well. Neve Campbell plays Sidney Prescott the main girl who's confident and strong and she is just a perfect hero. Gale weathers is played by Courtney Cox and she does great at a women who just wants to make her place in the world. David Arquette is deputy Dewey who wants to protect Sidney but also have to follow police rules also in the men part of the cast is Skeet Ulrich and Matthew Lillard were Billy and Stu who are 2 best friends who love movies and they are perfect at their knowledge of movies. Scream was a movie that i enjoyed it wasn't just a horror movie it was also a comedy and a mystery which kept us on edge for who the killer was and it was cleaver in referencing other horror movies but it also wasn't afraid to be different and that's why it worked and it would span into 3 more movies and a spin-off series which would would make fun of other horror movies so its always going to be a movie i could re watch.