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Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.

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Storyline

It has been two years since the tragic events at Woodsboro. Sidney Prescott and Randy Meeks are trying to get on with their lives, and are currently both students at Windsor College. Cotton Weary is out of prison, and is trying to cash in on his unfortunate incarceration. Gale Weathers has written a bestseller, "The Woodsboro Murders," which has been turned into the film, "Stab," starring Tori Spelling as Sidney. As the film's play date approaches, the cycle of death begins anew. Dewey Riley immediately flies out of Woodsboro to try to protect Sidney, his "surrogate sister." But in this sequel to the 1996 horror film, the number of suspects only goes down as the body count slowly goes up! Written by Phil Fernando

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Rated R for language and strong bloody violence | See all certifications »

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12 December 1997 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,493,950 (UK) (1 May 1998)

Gross:

£8,114,241 (UK) (26 June 1998)
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The cast were not informed of the identity of the killer until the last day of principal photography. Also, the cast did not receive the last ten pages of the shooting script until it was time to film the scenes contained therein. Furthermore, the last ten pages of the shooting script were printed on gray paper in order to deter illicit duplication of them. All cast members were required to sign confidentiality clauses as parts of their respective contracts that precluded them from discussing the outcome of the story and the killer's identity. See more »

Goofs

When the killer talks to Randy on the phone, he mocks Randy about not being the leading man, to which Randy replies "Fuck You!" But when Gale and Dewey watch the killer's tape, Randy says "Fuck You!" before the killer mocks him. See more »

Quotes

Sydney: You're as crazy as your son was!
Debbie: [shocked] What did you just say?
[Sidney trembles]
Debbie: Was that a negative, disparaging remark about my son? About my Billy?
Sydney: No, Billy was a good boy. Billy was perfect, you did a bang-up job Mrs. Loomis.
Debbie: It's not wise to patronize me with a gun Sidney! Randy spoke poorly of Billy and I got a little knife happy.
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Soundtracks

The Swing
Written by Art Alexakis (as Alexakis) and Everclear
Performed by Everclear
Produced by Art Alexakis (as A.P. Alexakis)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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Scream all over again, only bigger and bloodier
30 March 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I thought Scream 2 wasn't really a bad movie, but It did remind of the original (and better) Scream a little bit too much, making it VERY predictable, plus I definitely think they should have killed off a lot more key characters.

But the overall setting is good, the acting is 'okey' and the murders are definitely the highlight of this film, few and far apart, but the kills were more graphic and gory then the first! You get all your stabbings, head stabbings, head impalings, slashed throat and bullet wounds.Nice job! This one might just also have one of the coolest and suspenseful chase scenes EVER involving the character of Gale.

Watch it for the gore, but don't expect a slasher classic like the first.


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