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Scary Movie (2000)

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

$42,346,669 (USA) (7 July 2000)

Gross:

$156,997,084 (USA) (17 November 2000)
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Trivia

The script for Scary Movie (2000) is actually a combination of two scripts Dimension Films bought in 1998: "Last Summer I Screamed Because Halloween Fell On Friday The 13th" written by the Wayans brothers and Phil Beauman; and "Scream If You Know What I Did Last Halloween" by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. (The latter two are the "two of the six writers of Scary Movie" who went on to make Date Movie (2006), Epic Movie (2007), etc.) See more »

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When Cindy shows Buffy the leaflet regarding animal cruelty referring to Buffy using a brand of of makeup tested on animals, the two extras behind them disappear between the shots. See more »

Quotes

The Killer: [after stumbling around, letting his victim escape] I gotta stop drinking.
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Crazy Credits

As the credits begin, Marlon Wayans speaks into the camera telling the audience of his plans to hold up a convenience store. See more »

Connections

References I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) See more »

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Too Cool for School
Written by Adam Schlesinger, Chris Collingwood
Performed by Fountains of Wayne
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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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