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Scary Movie 3 (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Horror | 24 October 2003 (USA)
0:47 | Trailer
Cindy must investigate mysterious crop circles and video tapes, and help the President in preventing an alien invasion.


David Zucker
2,925 ( 353)
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »





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


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


This time it's personal. You're Warned. 2003. See more »


Comedy | Horror

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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Did You Know?


(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 »


(at around 13 mins) After the school scene Cindy drives off without Cody. When Cody flies after Cindy's car hits him, you could briefly see Cody being pulled up off the street by a rope. See more »


[the phone rings after Cody watches the tape]
Cindy: Hello?
Tabitha's Voice: It's me. How you doing?
Cindy: Fine.
Tabitha's Voice: Enjoying your last week? I can't wait to see you. Six days now, right?
Cindy: Yeah.
Tabitha's Voice: It was great catching up. Can I speak to Cody?
Cindy: Why? He didn't watch the tape.
Tabitha's Voice: Yes, he did. Come on, Cindy, I do this for a living.
[Cindy hangs up. The phone rings again]
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Crazy Credits

During the last 2-3 minutes of the end credits, George's Rap plays again. See more »

Alternate Versions

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


Spoofs Freddy Got Fingered (2001) See more »


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Written by Tom T. Hall
Performed by Genuine Music
Courtesy of Coors Brewing Company
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The trailer was hysterical; the film is a huge disappointment
27 October 2003 | by george.schmidtSee all my reviews

SCARY MOVIE 3 (2003) * Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Leslie Nielsen, Eddie Griffin, Queen Latifah, Simon Rex, Regina Hall, Jeremy Piven, Anthony Anderson, Camryn Manheim, George Carlin, Tim Stack, Darrell Hammond, Pamela Anderson, Jenny McCarthy, Denise Richards, Ja Rule, D.L. Hughley, Drew Mikuska.

(Cameos: Simon Cowell, Master P, Fat Joe, Redman, Method Man, Macy Gray, RZA, Raekwon, U-God) Woefully unfunny chapter of the 'Scary' franchise this time with Faris reprising her role from the first two films as an investigative reporter trying to tie together the possible link of a mysterious videotape ('The Ring') and crop circles ('Signs') with an alien invasion are among those genre films taking aim in this pathetic parody that fails for the most part to elicit true belly laughs (or even a good chuckle) with The Wayans Brothers replaced by ace comedy director David Zucker who surprisingly falters even with his mile-a-minute deliveries and crammed jokes in a sequence deliveries of mostly inane puns, slapstick or the overwrought bathroom humor in place of witty dialogue. Among the other films aped are 'The Others','The Sixth Sense', 'The Matrix' and for some inexplicable reason '8 Mile'. A real disaster and possibly the nail in the coffin to these horror send-ups.

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Release Date:

24 October 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scary Movie 3.5 See more »


Box Office


$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$49,700,000, 26 October 2003

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