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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maureen (as Jada Pinkett)
Paulette Patterson ...
Rasila Schroeder ...
The Voice (voice) (as Roger L. Jackson)
Molly Gross ...
Cotton's Interviewer
Sandy Heddings ...
Girl in Dorm Hallway (as Sandy Heddings-Katulka)
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Two years after the events of Scream, Sidney Prescott and Randy are attending Windsor college. They are trying to get on with their lives...Until a new Ghostface killing spree begins. With the help of Dewey and Gale, Sidney must find out who's behind the murders. As the body count goes up, the list of suspects goes down.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Scream Again  »

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Box Office


$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,000,000 (USA) (12 December 1997)


$101,334,374 (USA) (19 June 1998)

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Dewey never expresses any remorse over his sister, Tatum getting killed. See more »


When Sidney is rehearsing in the play as Cassandra, after she gets up, in one shot she is covering her face with her veil and in the next shot, she has her arms and her veil up and she is lowering them. See more »


Sydney: [referring to who the killer is] Mrs. Loomis?
Gale: [shocked] What?
[Gale turns around and sees Mickey]
Mickey: Nice twist huh? Didn't see it coming, did you?
Gale: [still shocked] Jesus. It can't be, I've seen pictures of you.
Sydney: Yeah this is 60 pounds and a lot of work later.
Debbie: [takes off her trench coat] It's called a makeover. You should try it. Look a little tired yourself there, Gale!
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Help Myself
Written by Dave Matthews (as David J Matthews)
Performed by Dave Matthews Band
Produced by Steve Lillywhite
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label
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User Reviews

A sequel that lives up to the original
21 April 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have always loved scream and believe that it is one of the greatest movies i will watch for a while.

Scream 2 is another death in the beginning and guess throughout, while others have died there are more people around Sidney this time which leaves even more suspects for Sid and us to suspect and wonder just how save she really is.

I found the acting on this one to be well above average and i can't really fault anyone's acting and i have to admit that i really do like Sarah Michelle gellar and i found her to be an amazing little actress in this one as well.

The plot hasn't run thin even though there isn't the largest revelations in the world, there certainly is a few twists which result in one hell of a movie somehow linking itself to the first scream ever so well without just delving into the roots to make a stupid cop-out sequel just for money.

The death scenes aren't the largest amount of blood you will ever see but it does have more than the first one so you have been warned, of course this film tries to pull on heart strings so depending on who you take a liking to you might just find yourself upset with the result of your favourite cause i know i was.

Overall, this film is a great sequel that can't be ignored so ignore the low star rating, watch it yourself and i'm sure you'll find yourself pleasantly surprised that you have.

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