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Scary Movie 3 (2003)

 -  Comedy  -  24 October 2003 (USA)
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In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, Cindy has to investigate mysterious crop circles and video tapes, and help the President in preventing an alien invasion.

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A mysterious killer video tape is circulating around. One look at this tape and you have seven days left to live. News Reporter Cindy Campbell (Faris) witnesses this video tape and tries to work out a way to prevent her death. But this is not the only mystery to appear. Crop circles have been appearing in the local farm of Tom (Sheen) and George (Rex). With help from Aunt Shaneequa (Latifah), Cindy suspects that the aliens may be linked with the killer tape and must now work out both mysteries before it's the end of the world. Written by Film_Fan

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This time it's personal. You're Warned. 2003. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for pervasive crude and sexual humor, language, comic violence and drug references | See all certifications »

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24 October 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Scary Movie 3.5  »

Box Office

Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,586,503 (Spain) (16 April 2004)

Gross:

$50,529,578 (Europe) (23 April 2004)
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Trivia

At one point Kevin Smith was attached to write the script. See more »

Goofs

When George is screaming in the bus and the doors close on his head, we can see how the doors remove his cap. However, when we see the bus leaving, the head sticking out of the doors has he cap on. See more »

Quotes

The Architect: The answer is simple. You are the eventuality of an anomaly. You are inexorably seeking a sedulant probability.
Cindy: Sedulant? I uh...
The Architect: [flipping through a thesaurus] Grotesquery?... No?... What about, contingent affirmation?... That's gotta mean somethin...
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Crazy Credits

During the last 2-3 minutes of the end credits, George's Rap plays again. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Gothika (2003) See more »

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Junk in the Trunk
Written by David Carpenter
Performed by David Carpenter
Courtesy of Kid Gloves Music
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A Pefect Example...
3 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

...that when you stop worrying about being just plain filthy and start caring about being funny you make a better comedy. I was not a huge fan of "Scary Movie", although it had it's moments. "Scary Movie 2" was just awful. A real disappointment. Then, I was not sure when I saw the Wayans weren't returning and the film was rated PG-13 if it would work at all. Finally caught the film last night and I laughed more 5 minutes of this sequel than I did during the others.

It was great to see that David Zucker can still make a really funny parody movie. It was even more refreshing to see an attempt being made to not just out-gross, out-filth the previous film, and simply focus on making a truly funny comedy.


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