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Scream 3 (2000)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  4 February 2000 (USA)
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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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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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The millennium starts screaming. See more »

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

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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£2,449,937 (UK) (28 April 2000)

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ESP 912,378,401 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Kate Hudson was cast in Scream 3 (2000), but replaced prior to the commencement of principal photography. Scream 3 (2000) is listed among Hudson's credits on the back cover of the VHS box of Desert Blue (1998). The role in which Hudson was cast is unknown, but speculation is that it was either Christine or Sarah. See more »

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When Ghostface throws Tyson off of the balcony, his leg flashes in the bottom-right corner as he lands on a mat. See more »

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Sidney: Psychos can't kill what they can't find.
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Lived Up To My Expectations
5 February 2000 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

The movie begins with Cotton Weary driving in L.A. while talking on a cellular phone. And of course someone clicks in and you can only guess who it is-thus begining the traditional Scream opening murder suspense scene. Sidney Prescott has moved down to the Los Angeles area and has basically gone into hiding, working out of her house as a crisis-hotline operator. Gale Weathers is the same as always of course as a bitchy tabloid news anchor. She has written a new novel though which is what the movie inside Scream 2 (STAB) is based except Stab 2 has already been released and they are in production of Stab 3. Dewey is also on the scene as a type of helper on the set. One by one the cast of the film turn up murdered according to script. The old hollywood mansion as the final scene makes a great setting as the surprise twist-final deaths take place. Definately a satisfactory ending that kinda wraps it all up, with some great cameo appearances especially with the video of Randy that was a great touch to keep the 'trilogy-movie buff' type of thing in the movie. The movie goes back to its roots and fills in all the little holes of the first one. Of course the movie may have been a little better with Kevin Williamson's touch but overall it was still great. I went into the movie without having very high expectations at all. I am a very big fan of the original Scream, yet going into Scream 2 I was expecting it to be very good and I was extremely disappointed with the outcome. So going into Scream 3 I just didn't set myself up for the disappointment. But I was very very pleased it was AWESOME Go see this movie if you are a fan of the original.

I'd give it a 9.5 out of 10


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