5.5/10
110,786
723 user 214 critic

Scream 3 (2000)

Trailer
1:27 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, another Ghostface killer rises to terrorize them.

Director:

Wes Craven

Writers:

Kevin Williamson (characters), Ehren Kruger
Reviews
Popularity
1,288 ( 294)
5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Scream 2 (1997)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two years after the first series of murders, as Sydney acclimates to college life, someone donning the Ghostface costume begins a new string of killings.

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette
Scream 4 (2011)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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.

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette
Scream (1996)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Four young friends bound by a tragic accident are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-wielding maniac in their small seaside town.

Director: Jim Gillespie
Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The murderous fisherman with a hook is back to once again stalk the two surviving teens, Julie and Ray, who had left him for dead, as well as cause even more murder and mayhem, this time at a posh island resort.

Director: Danny Cannon
Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr., Brandy Norwood
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.

Director: James Wong
Stars: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.

Director: David R. Ellis
Stars: A.J. Cook, Ali Larter, Tony Todd
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from Death itself, which seeks out those who escaped their fate.

Director: James Wong
Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The monstrous spirit of a slain janitor seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund
Urban Legend (1998)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A college student suspects a series of bizarre deaths are connected to certain urban legends.

Director: Jamie Blanks
Stars: Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, Rebecca Gayheart
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse learn there's no way you can cheat Death.

Director: Steven Quale
Stars: Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Arlen Escarpeta
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time, as the life of her own son hangs in the balance.

Director: Steve Miner
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Josh Hartnett, Adam Arkin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liev Schreiber ... Cotton Weary
Beth Toussaint ... Female Caller (voice)
Roger Jackson ... The Voice (voice) (as Roger L. Jackson)
Kelly Rutherford ... Christine
Neve Campbell ... Sidney Prescott
Courteney Cox ... Gale Weathers (as Courteney Cox Arquette)
Julie Janney ... Moderator
Richmond Arquette ... Student
Patrick Dempsey ... Mark Kincaid
Lynn McRee ... Maureen Prescott
Nancy O'Dell ... Female Reporter
Ken Taylor Ken Taylor ... Male Reporter
Scott Foley ... Roman Bridger
Roger Corman ... Studio Executive
Lance Henriksen ... John Milton
Edit

Storyline

A new film is currently in production, and a killer is on the loose. The murders draw a reporter, ex-cop, and young woman to the set of the movie inspired by their life. They soon find out that they are dealing with a trilogy, and in a trilogy...anything can happen. Written by mike

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The final Scream is going to be the loudest! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghostface See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,713,342, 6 February 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$89,138,076, 18 June 2000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$161,830,000
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jamie Lee Curtis was offered the role of Bianca Burnette but turned it down. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 28 mins) When the killer calls Sidney while she is at the police station, the word, "Nokia" is visible on the bottom of the phone. In the next scene it disappears, and then reappears in a later scene. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer: Gale Weathers!
Gale: [says quietly] Shit.
Jennifer: I know we've never met... and I know you never returned my phone call, but after getting into this project, I feel like I'm in your mind.
Gale: Hmm, that would explain my constant headaches.
Jennifer: You know, I'm sorry things didn't work for 60 minutes II, but Total Entertainment, that's a pretty good fallback.
Gale: Thank you. I'm sorry things didn't work out with Brad Pitt, but being single, that's a good fallback.
Jennifer: Gives me more time for my work. After all, Gale Weathers, ...
[...]
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Automatic
Written by Kevin Quinn, Noah Shain
Performed by American Pearl
Courtesy of Wind-Up Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Underrated gem enjoyable my favorite sequel in the "Scream" franchise series
18 February 2018 | by ivo-cobra8See all my reviews

Scream 3 is so underrated and bashed from fan boys. I love this film to death I enjoy this film I have watch it with my dad. It is an underrated gem my personal favorite sequel in the "Scream" franchise series. It is an improvement over the second one. Sidney Prescott is a such a bad-ass, you have for the first time in the movie an explosion you see a house been blowed up. The plot and the story is set the first time in Hollywood. I love that it is an original story, it does not copy the second or the first film, it doesn't mess with the first two movies. It does finish the trilogy and brings an ending conclusion to the franchise. I enjoy this film, I love this film to death. Wes Craven did a great direction debut. Ehren Kruger replaced Kevin Williamson thank god and he did much better job to make an original story and make an conclusion to end the trilogy.

I love with what happened next with the characters: Sidney now is a crisis counselor, I liked that. Ghostface returns he has unfinished business with Sidney and he wants her back. Dewey Riley is now working as an film adviser In Hollywood. I love his character, this time around David Arquette was better actor in this movie. I love that they did something new with his character, he wasn't annoying, he wasn't useless, he was good. He shot with a hand gun and killed the killer on the end, a real hero in this movie. Patrick Dempsey as detective Mark Kincaid was great he was likable and I have enjoyed him. I love his character. I love Jenny McCarthy as Sarah Darling she was believable. The movie was not dull, lame, or repainting the same story again, it had less humor, more horror, mystery and action it was mixed it had that what the second movie didn't had.

The story is set three years after Scream 2 Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), who has gone into self-imposed isolation following the events of the previous two films is drawn to Hollywood yet again she returns again to face the past and find out who is responsible for her mother's death. The new Ghostface begins killing the cast of the film within a film Stab 3 and has a score to stale with Sidney Prescott. Dewey Riley and Gale Waethers are trying to find out who is responsible for the killings. Gale has an unlikely sidekick Parker Posey as Jennifer Jolie. Courtney Cox is excellent as always as Gale Weathers.

10/10 I personally enjoy this sequel it is my favorite sequel in the franchise. Lance Henriksen is in this movie too and he is believable. I love the setting, the story and I love Sidney she is a bad-ass and I love happy ending, I love the trilogy to death and I love this movie to death sue me!


79 of 85 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 723 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed