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Scary Movie (2000)

 -  Comedy  -  7 July 2000 (USA)
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A year after disposing the body of a man they accidently killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.

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Trick or Treater #1
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Storyline

A group of teenagers including Cindy Campbell and Bobby Prinze, accidentally hit a man when driving, and dispose of the body, but now they are being stalked by a very recognisable masked killer. The victim count increases, whilst Cindy must survive the carnage that has she has seen in so many films before. Written by simon

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Taglines:

Gnadenlos.Schamlos.Unvergleichlich. (Merciless.Shameless.Unique.) See more »

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Rated R for strong crude sexual humor, language, drug use and violence | See all certifications »

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7 July 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Know What You Did Last Halloween  »

Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,887,451 (UK) (8 September 2000)

Gross:

ESP 1,847,137,235 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

The character that Shannon Elizabeth plays is called Buffy. The character is an obvious spoof of Helen Shivers from I Know What You Did Last Summer, played by Sarah Michelle Gellar, who famously played Buffy Summers in Buffy The Vampire Slayer for 7 years. See more »

Goofs

The same girl walks by two or three times when Cindy and Bobby are talking in the cafeteria. Shorty even refers to this, making it clear to most viewers that it's a joke. See more »

Quotes

Shorty: Yo, man. It's like I seen all this shit before.
Cindy Campbell: They had a killer at you high school, Shorty?
Shorty: No, it was in that movie- Scream. Same dialogue everything. That shit is ill!
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first great parody film in awhile
23 October 2000 | by (anaheim, ca) – See all my reviews

Parody films kind of died in the early 90s, the good ones anyway. Leslie Neilson made a handful at the end of the decade, all very stupid as they didn't even try like the Zucker bros. did in the early days. But the last slapstick film I liked was 1993's "Loaded Weapon" so this film was a long time coming. Most parodies have some sort of target, and this one attacks all the teen slasher pics of the last few years. Since I didn't enjoy any of them, I really enjoyed watching them get lampooned, as a ton of the jokes are right on the money. If you're a fan of parody, I don't know how you couldn't love some of this. But even with all the praise, this still just barely missed being an overall success. Toward the end it starts to run out of steam, which is really too bad, as a lot of it is too hilarious for words. I do go along with everyone else in saying I don't know how this got only an R rating. There is a ton of graphic material, sexually and bloodily. Some will laugh, others will roll their eyes at the over the top approach to some scenes. I did a little of both. The cast, for mostly unknowns, is good, and it was nice to see the Wayans clan finally succeed in film, after about a decade of poorly self-written clunkers. I see a sequel is forthcoming, although I'm not sure whats left to make fun of.


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