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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

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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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Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Williamson, the writer of this film, has expressed a subtle annoyance towards the release of the film. During production, Producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein brought in Ehren Kruger (the writer of Scream 3 (2000)) to polish up the script. Wes Craven later stated that the main ideas, story, and concept of the movie were written by Williamson, with minor changes made by Kruger. See more »

Goofs

(at around 16 mins) In the beginning of the movie, when Gale is sitting in front of her 6th generation Apple iMac, instead of OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, it's got OS X 10.4 Tiger installed. Every 6th gen iMac came preinstalled with Snow Leopard. See more »

Quotes

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

The UK version doesn't have extras unlike the US version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ghostface (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad Karma
Written by Desmond Child, Ida Maria, Stefan Tornby
Performed by Ida Maria
Courtesy of the Island Def Jam Music Group
Under License of Universal Music Enterprises
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Best Scream Sequel
10 May 2017 | by Sober-FriendSee all my reviews

This is much better then most horror sequels. This film has moments that "Scream" fans will get a huge kick out of. The story does go a little too crazy however at the end. It does perform as an excellent chapter in the "Scream Series". If you have never seen a "Scream" film that is okay. This film works on its own and you do not have too know anything of the previous films.

In this film On the fifteenth anniversary of the original Woodsboro murders, high school students Jenny Randall and Marnie Cooper are attacked and brutally murdered by a new Ghostface.

The following day, Sidney Prescott returns to Woodsboro to promote her new book, Out of Darkness, with her publicist Rebecca Walters. After evidence is found in Sidney's rental car, Sidney becomes a suspect in the murders and must stay in town until the murders are solved. Sidney's teenage cousin Jill, who is dealing with the betrayal of her ex-boyfriend, Trevor Sheldon, gets a threatening phone call from Ghostface. She and her friends Olivia Morris and Kirby Reed, are questioned about their calls by Dewey Riley, who is now the sheriff of the town, while one of his deputies, Judy Hicks, assists him in the case. Meanwhile, Dewey's wife, Gale Weathers- Riley, is struggling with writer's block. She gives up the writing and decides to investigate the murder instead.

This film was so good I ended up buying it. Now if your looking for something knew in this film then you will be so disappointed. If you want to see a film that will scare you then RENT THIS.

I hope one day we will get a "Scream 5"


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