A year after her mother's death, Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell), and her friends started experiencing some strange phone calls. They later learned the calls were coming from a crazed serial killer, in a white faced mask and a large black robe, looking for revenge. His phone calls usually consist of many questions, the main one being: Whats your favorite scary movie? Along with many scary movie trivia, ending with bloody pieces of innocent lives scattered around the small town of Woodsboro.Written by
(at around 1h 35 mins) Matthew Lillard (Stu) adlibbed the line "Ah... Houston, we have a problem" when he discovered that the gun was gone. See more »
(at around 1h 7 mins) When Tatum is throwing the beer bottles at Ghostface, one clearly hits him hard in the forehead. Yet, moments later we see both the possible killers and neither of them even has a mark on their faces. See more »
"Scream" does not seem like the kind of movie that could make you appreciate American cinema. If you haven't seen it, then you're probably viewing it as just another silly slasher flick that creates more laughs than scares. On the contrary. This movie IS filled with plenty of scares and satirizes the horror genre in a way that literally has turned this film into a masterpiece. I guarantee you that while you may not love it (it nearly was rated NC-17 for its intense violence), you'll be highly amused by this one. A-
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