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Scream 4 (2011)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  15 April 2011 (USA)
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Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer.

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Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger. Written by Joey

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New decade. New rules.

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some teen drinking | See all certifications »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,061,885 (UK) (15 April 2011)

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$38,176,892 (USA) (24 June 2011)
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Stars Courteney Cox and David Arquette, who were married in 1999 after meeting during the making of Scream (1996), had filed for separation in October of 2010. Although there was slight tension on the set, they were said to have remained professional and respectful of each other. They later divorced in May of 2012. See more »

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Sheriff Riley and his deputies wear six point stars as a badge, yet on the sleeves they have seven point star patches. In any real Sheriff's department one or the other might be used, but never both. The uniform insignia would match the badge. See more »

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Fun, twisted fun!
16 April 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

To the younger generations of movie reviewers: Take the stick out of your ass before watching this movie! Thank you.

Scream is Wes Craven territory. It's comedy-horror, it's suppose to be twisted fun and that's what this is. Unlike the 3rd film, this didn't try to insult our intelligence with over-the-top gags and an overly serious ending. This film stayed very true to the first two films and yet, at the same time, did not feel like just another sequel. Having the ten years between really made this a one of a kind, intimate experience with these three unforgettable characters. The fear for their lives was as real as the first time we met Sidney, Gale and Dewey.

The entire films was and stayed tongue in cheek and for a sequel, it was just as refreshing as the original.

Hands down to directors like Sam Raimi, Robert Rodriquez and Wes Craven, for making horror movies fun!


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