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Scream 2 (1997)

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Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.

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Cast

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Maureen (as Jada Pinkett)
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Usher Giving Out Costumes
Rasila Schroeder ...
Screaming Girl Up Aisle
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The Voice (voice) (as Roger L. Jackson)
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Sandy Heddings ...
Girl in Dorm Hallway (as Sandy Heddings-Katulka)
Dave Allen Clark ...
Reporter Outside Theater
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Storyline

Two years after the events of Scream, Sidney Prescott and Randy are attending Windsor college. They are trying to get on with their lives...Until a new Ghostface killing spree begins. With the help of Dewey and Gale, Sidney must find out who's behind the murders. As the body count goes up, the list of suspects goes down.

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Rules of a sequel: 1. The Body Count is always bigger 2. The death scenes are much more elaborate See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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Rated R for language and strong bloody violence | See all certifications »

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12 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Scream Again  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,926,342, 14 December 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$101,363,301

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$172,363,301
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Trivia

It is rumored that Officer Andrews first name is Richard, and that Officer Richard's first name is Andrew which is obviously meant to be a pun, which is supposed to be amusing due to the unusual coincidence. See more »

Goofs

(at around 10 mins) We see Maureen Evans being stabbed repeatedly by Ghostface, but when she turns to face the crowd at the theater the amount of blood in no way matches up with her wounds. See more »

Quotes

Sorority Sister Murphy: [to Sidney, falsely] Hi!
Sorority Sister Murphy: No, I really mean that, hi!
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Soundtracks

The Swing
Written by Art Alexakis (as Alexakis) and Everclear
Performed by Everclear
Produced by Art Alexakis (as A.P. Alexakis)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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Better than the original
11 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

Dare me to say it? ...THIS MOVIE WAS BETTER THAN THE ORIGINAL!

Ha! There goes my "useful comment" rating!

Not many movies beat their originals, especially in the horror genre. However, Scream 2 proved them wrong.

Sidney has gone to college and moved on with her life after the events of Scream. However, the murders and famous "ghostface killer" have followed too.

Sidney, Dewey, Gale, Randy, and Cotton all return from the first film. But we also get an interesting new group of people: Hallie, Derek, Mickey, Cici, and Debbie the reporter, who is actually more annoying than Gale.

We also have a higher body count, more gore, more interesting kills, and a much better ending (in my opinion).

I recommend this to fans of the original movie. 8/10.


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