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Scary Movie 3 (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 24 October 2003 (USA)
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Cindy must investigate mysterious crop circles and video tapes, and help the President in preventing an alien invasion.

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David Zucker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pamela Anderson ... Becca
Jenny McCarthy ... Kate
Marny Eng Marny Eng ... Tabitha
Charlie Sheen ... Tom
Simon Rex ... George
Jianna Ballard ... Sue
Jeremy Piven ... Ross Giggins
Anna Faris ... Cindy
Timothy Stack ... Carson Ward (as Tim Stack)
Elaine Klimaszewski ... Elaine
Diane Klimaszewski ... Diane
Camryn Manheim ... Trooper Champlin
Drew Mikuska ... Cody
Regina Hall ... Brenda Meeks
Darrell Hammond ... Father Muldoon
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Storyline

A mysterious killer video tape is circulating around. One look at this tape and you have seven days left to live. News Reporter Cindy Campbell (Faris) witnesses this video tape and tries to work out a way to prevent her death. But this is not the only mystery to appear. Crop circles have been appearing in the local farm of Tom (Sheen) and George (Rex). With help from Aunt Shaneequa (Latifah), Cindy suspects that the aliens may be linked with the killer tape and must now work out both mysteries before it's the end of the world. Written by Film_Fan

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You'll die to see these rings. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for pervasive crude and sexual humor, language, comic violence and drug references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scary Movie 3.5 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$48,113,770, 26 October 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$110,003,217

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$220,673,217
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 53 mins) When Cindy is searching about Morton Lighthouse, there are several pop-ups that appear on the screen, but one is not an ad. It says "This may sound overly simplified... but high interest rates eventually cause low interest rates... and conversely... low interest rates eventually lead to high interest rates," with a yellow background. See more »

Goofs

(at around 33 mins) During Brenda's wake, the grandmother (wearing a gray and black outfit) gets punched out by Mahalik and lands on the couch. During the rest of the scene, in the background, her position jumps from sitting to standing and back again. For example, when Brenda's underwear lands on her head, she is standing even though the previous cut showed her on the couch. See more »

Quotes

Cindy: So can you tell me about...
Aunt Shaneequa: The tape?
Cindy: Yes. I watched it and...
Aunt Shaneequa: The phone rang.
Cindy: Right. Then this voice said...
Aunt Shaneequa: That you would die in seven days.
Cindy: Okay, that's getting...
Aunt Shaneequa: Extremely annoying.
Cindy: Yeah.
Orpheus: Try being married to her. I catch shit about women I ain't slept with yet.
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Crazy Credits

Midway through the credits, there is a line that reads: WE ARE ABOUT HALF WAY THROUGH THIS THING!! See more »

Alternate Versions

Also released in an unrated version which runs 76 seconds longer. See more »

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Spoofs The Matrix Reloaded (2003) See more »

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Fearless
Music by Frank Fitzpatrick & Jorge Corante
Lyrics by Dame Lee
Performed by Dame Lee
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Not Funny Enough But Better Than The First 2 Movies
25 June 2008 | by ChrysanthepopSee all my reviews

Zucker, who's already experienced in making funny parody films such as 'Airplane' and 'Naked Gun', directs the third installment this time. Thankfully the Wayans brothers aren't in it to get on my nerves. 'Scary Movie 3' is a lot more enjoyable than its prequels. This one is not overloaded with vulgarity, sleaziness and toilet humour like the other two. Zucker actually manages to bring some class in this third film and there is quite a convincing plot that smartly combines Verbinski's 'The Ring' and Shyamalam's 'Signs'. My only complaint is that it's not funny enough. There were several sequences that could have been better done. Yet, the cast make it quite enjoyable. Leslie Nielsen is funny as the president but he does go a little too over the top at times. Anne Faris is back as Cindy, this time she adds some Naomi Watts to her character and does a commendable job. Charlie Sheen provides some laugh out loud moments, particularly in the scene with his wife Denise Richards. 'Scary Movie 3' is a much more enjoyable fair than the first two movies. This time I laughed at many of the scenes rather than feel sick (which was the case with 'Scary Movie 1' and 'Scary Movie 2').


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