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Scream 3 (2000)

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While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Female Caller (voice)
The Voice (voice) (as Roger L. Jackson)
Gale Weathers (as Courteney Cox Arquette)
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A new film is currently in production, and a killer is on the loose. The murders draw a reporter, ex-cop, and young woman to the set of the movie inspired by their life. They soon find out that they are dealing with a trilogy, and in a trilogy...anything can happen. Written by mike

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Horror | Mystery

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

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Release Date:

4 February 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ghostface  »

Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,713,342 (USA) (4 February 2000)


ESP 912,378,401 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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Did You Know?


Sidney's attack on the Woodsboro set of "Stab 3" is similar to her first attack in Scream (1996). As Sidney looks out of the window by the front door, the killer comes out of the coat closet and stabs the door, narrowly missing Sidney, and then chases her up the stairs. See more »


When Sidney inspects the newspaper clippings in her police file, it's clear upon closer inspection that the stories have nothing to do with their headlines. See more »


Jennifer: Is he dead?
[as Gale looks at Roman's bloody body]
Gale: Really!
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Referenced in Slash 2 (2014) See more »


Written by James Black, Scott Anderson, Sean Anderson and Arnold Lanni
Performed by Finger Eleven
Courtesy of Wind-Up Records
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Welcome to the final act!
10 February 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Scream 3 will not disappoint fans of the first two unless your expectations are unrealistically high. All the Scream movies follow a pattern - one of the criticisms I read of Scream 3 was that it was a Xerox copy of the first two - but all sequels are basically remakes of previous films that preceeded it e.g. the Bond series. The success of the Scream films is that Craven and Williamson (and now Scream 3 scribe Kreuger) have blended the ingredients differently each time - you'll definitely enjoy the "Hollywood" flavour of this one!

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