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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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Storyline

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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murder | death | scream | mask | reporter | See All (122) »

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Rules of a trilogy: Chapter one sets the rules. Chapter two bends the rules. But in the finale...forget the rules. See more »

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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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4 February 2000 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,449,937 (UK) (28 April 2000)

Gross:

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

Téa Leoni was a strong contender for the role of Jennifer Jolie and was called back several times during casting, but filmmakers ultimately decided Parker Posey was more suitable and was cast instead. See more »

Goofs

When the killer chases Sidney through the set, Sidney opens a door that leads nowhere and climbs through it to the side of the set out of view of the camera. The killer would have known the door goes nowhere, but it would not have stopped the killer from opening it. The killer falls because Sidney pulled the killer's shirt. See more »

Quotes

Roman: I'm gonna check this place out.
Tyson Fox: Woah, woah, just wait one damn minute! There's a psycho killer on the loose and you wanna go traipsing around this gigantic mansion? Have you ever actually seen the Stab movies? Every time this dude enters a room he ends up a god damn shishkabob!
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Penny-Wiseguys (2012) See more »

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Red Right Hand 2
Written by Nick Cave (as Cave), Mick Harvey (as Harvey), Thomas Wydler (as Wydler)
Performed by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Strings Conducted and Arranged by Barry Adamson
Courtesy of Mute Records Ltd. U.K.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A very worthy finale to an awesome trilogy
24 May 2002 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I think this film is great and serves as an excellent way to close out the awesome Scream trilogy. It was very well written and acted and has every bit of the creepy thrills and excitement that made its predecessors such a great thrill to watch. Highly recommended to any horror fan.


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