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Scream 4 (2011)

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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.

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Wes Craven
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucy Hale ... Sherrie
Roger Jackson ... The Voice (voice)
Shenae Grimes-Beech ... Trudie (as Shenae Grimes)
Dane Farwell ... Ghostface
Anna Paquin ... Rachel
Kristen Bell ... Chloe
Aimee Teegarden ... Jenny Randall
Britt Robertson ... Marnie Cooper (as Brittany Robertson)
Neve Campbell ... Sidney Prescott
Alison Brie ... Rebecca Walters
David Arquette ... Dewey Riley
Courteney Cox ... Gale Weathers-Riley
Hayden Panettiere ... Kirby Reed
Emma Roberts ... Jill Roberts
Marielle Jaffe ... Olivia Morris
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Storyline

Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger. Written by Joey

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

New decade. New rules.

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some teen drinking | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,692,090, 17 April 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$38,180,928

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$97,138,686
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Courteney Cox and David Arquette, who were married in 1999 after meeting during the making of Scream (1996), had filed for separation in October of 2010. Although there was slight tension on the set, they were said to have remained professional and respectful of each other. They later divorced in May of 2012. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) During the opening, when Jenny is talking with the killer (just before Marnie is thrown through the back-porch door) she is clearly standing in the kitchen and by the stairs, but when Marnie's body flies through, Jenny is back in the living room by the door. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sherrie: [answering phone] Hello?
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Alternate Versions

The UK version contains re-dubbed/additional dialogue compared to the US version. Both cuts are identical in terms of visual content, but there are approximately 30 aural differences between the two. See more »

Connections

Featured in Scream Awards 2010 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Cup of Coffee
Written by Corey Marriott, Jay Marriott, Steve Turnock, Liam Young
Performed by The Novocaines
Courtesy of Riptide Music, Inc.
Under License from Riptide Music, Inc.
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Fun, twisted fun!
16 April 2011 | by themissingpatientSee all my reviews

To the younger generations of movie reviewers: Take the stick out of your ass before watching this movie! Thank you.

Scream is Wes Craven territory. It's comedy-horror, it's suppose to be twisted fun and that's what this is. Unlike the 3rd film, this didn't try to insult our intelligence with over-the-top gags and an overly serious ending. This film stayed very true to the first two films and yet, at the same time, did not feel like just another sequel. Having the ten years between really made this a one of a kind, intimate experience with these three unforgettable characters. The fear for their lives was as real as the first time we met Sidney, Gale and Dewey.

The entire films was and stayed tongue in cheek and for a sequel, it was just as refreshing as the original.

Hands down to directors like Sam Raimi, Robert Rodriquez and Wes Craven, for making horror movies fun!


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