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Scary Movie 4 (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  14 April 2006 (USA)
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Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.



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Dr. Phil (as Dr. Phil McGraw)


The unemployed Cindy Campbell is hired to work in a cursed house as caretaker of an old lady and meets the ghost of a boy. Meanwhile, the teenager son Robbie and the young daughter Rachel of his next door neighbor and crane operator Tom Ryan are spending the weekend with their loser father. Cindy and Tom meet and fall in love for each other, but when Giant Tripods invade Earth, Tom escapes with Robbie and Rachel; Cindy travels to a village, trying to find the answer to a riddle to save the world; and the president of USA organizes the defense of the planet in UN under his intelligence and leadership. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor throughout, some comic violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 April 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mrak film 4  »

Box Office


$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,953,094 (UK) (14 April 2006)


$90,703,745 (USA) (28 July 2006)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The first film in the series to feature Brenda (Regina Hall) on the movie poster. See more »


When the President is at the UN and he puts the glass of water down on the red button after he takes a drink the glass is nearly empty, but when he places it on the button it is half full. See more »


[first lines]
Shaquille O'Neal: [screaming] Help! Help! Am I dead?
Dr. Phillip C. McGraw: You're not dead. You've been taken against your will.
Shaquille O'Neal: Kobe?
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Crazy Credits

Nameless characters are credited as quotes, such as "I'll Pay You", "His Brother, The Sheriff", and "Were You Naked?" See more »


Spoofs Hustle & Flow (2005) See more »


Karma Chameleon
Written by Boy George (as George O'Dowd), Jon Moss, Mikey Craig (as Michael Craig),
Roy Hay and Phil Pickett
Performed by the Selectracks Studio Ensemble
Courtesy of Selectracks Music Services
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User Reviews

OK - so its not great art!
11 June 2007 | by (Southport Lancashire Uk) – See all my reviews

Its pointless trying to analyse this film as some reviewers have obviously tried to do here. Its not hilarious by any means but it does pass an amusingly enjoyable 80 minutes of time. The gags are mostly clichéd and predictable, there's lots of tired old slapstick but when there's nothing else on TV (which is why I watched this) it certainly fits the bill. As for the appearance of 'Michael Jackson' in the film, I'm still laughing every time I think about it - heaven knows how they got away with it, but its certainly a funny moment!! Im' glad that I had seen all the films that this tries to spoof and the re-creation of the sets for War of the Worlds is fantastic. Its so close to the original.

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