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Scary Movie 3 (2003)

PG-13 | | 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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Catch her if you can......Invading heavenly bodies soon 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:

$48,113,770 (USA) (24 October 2003)

Gross:

$110,000,082 (USA) (13 February 2004)
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Trivia

The first of two Scary Movies to parody a slasher film remake, as it does with the Cindy and Tabitha confrontation parodies The Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake of 2003, and the fifth Scary Movie with the Jody and Kendra cabin sequence parodies the Evil Dead remake of 2013. See more »

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In the rap club, Simon Cowell's drink disappears from the table. In one of the deleted scenes, Simon gives the drink back See more »

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[flying saucers appear in the sky]
President Harris: Ah, good. The Air Force is here with those new round planes.
Secret Serviceman Jones: We don't have round planes, sir.
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Referenced in Robot Chicken: They Took My Thumbs (2008) See more »

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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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