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

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$48,000,000 (estimated)

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

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

When Cindy is searching about Morton Lighthouse, there are several pop-ups that appear on the screen, but one is not an ad. It says: "This may sound overly simplified... but high interest rates eventually cause low interest rates... and conversely... low interest rates eventually lead to high interest rates." with a yellow background. See more »

Goofs

When George gets his head caught in the bus door, there is a bus stop sign between the mailbox and a tree right after. When Sayaman is pulling into Tom's Driveway right before they discuss the night of Annie's death, there is no bus stop sign between the mailbox and tree. See more »

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[President Harris grabs a kid with braces]
President Harris: Good God, the small ones have metal teeth! Jerry's Kids, my ass.
[headbutts the kid]
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Mad Cow Rap
Music by Frank Fitzpatrick & Jorge Corante
Lyrics by Fat Joe (as Joe Cartagena)
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Not Funny Enough But Better Than The First 2 Movies
25 June 2008 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

Zucker, who's already experienced in making funny parody films such as 'Airplane' and 'Naked Gun', directs the third installment this time. Thankfully the Wayans brothers aren't in it to get on my nerves. 'Scary Movie 3' is a lot more enjoyable than its prequels. This one is not overloaded with vulgarity, sleaziness and toilet humour like the other two. Zucker actually manages to bring some class in this third film and there is quite a convincing plot that smartly combines Verbinski's 'The Ring' and Shyamalam's 'Signs'. My only complaint is that it's not funny enough. There were several sequences that could have been better done. Yet, the cast make it quite enjoyable. Leslie Nielsen is funny as the president but he does go a little too over the top at times. Anne Faris is back as Cindy, this time she adds some Naomi Watts to her character and does a commendable job. Charlie Sheen provides some laugh out loud moments, particularly in the scene with his wife Denise Richards. 'Scary Movie 3' is a much more enjoyable fair than the first two movies. This time I laughed at many of the scenes rather than feel sick (which was the case with 'Scary Movie 1' and 'Scary Movie 2').


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