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A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they try to survive a real-life one.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1996-12-20

Runtime 112 minutes

Budget $14m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.4


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "A nice homage to/spoof of horror flicks, very well done;"

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jim_woehr shared a tip "One of my favorite films of all time. It aged well despite the giant cell phone Billy had."

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jim_woehr shared a tip "Matthew Lillard"

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gaydrag shared a tip "For when you want to watch a movie where all anyone talks about is how the main character did not see her mom get r*ped"

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tvandmoviefanatic shared a tip "#Classic"

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annette_fletcher_5455 shared a tip "I have never jumped so much while watching a horror movie as I did this one, very good movie!"

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horrorgeek shared a tip "I absolutely love Matthew Lillard, he's an amazing actor and this is such a classic"

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arleisha_strauder shared a tip "Classic"

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ashlyn_michaud shared a tip "I haven't seen it yet, but scream one is on Paramount+ I saw it yesterday."

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jade_dunaway_2869 shared a tip "My first horror movie ever and will always be my #1 movie for people wanting to get into horror movies"

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melanies_muses shared a tip "More comfort watching for my sick day on the couch"

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cameron_henderson shared a tip "This will always be a classic"

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amanda_marchant_mclain shared a tip "The best opening sequence of a slasher since Psycho."

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i_yahir_i shared a tip "One of my favorite cult classics till this day!"

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JC_Swizzy shared a tip "Definetly better than the 4th installment. Most grounded and emotional and witty and a good watch of the franchise indeed!"

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slinds14 shared a tip "One of my favorite slasher flicks!"

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charles_h._piatt shared a tip "One of the best, and funniest, horror Movies ever made. A true modern day classic."

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jill_s100 shared a tip "not quite camp, but borderline camp enough to still be delightful"

liv_shannon_ shared a tip "Classic scary movie, A must see."

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titus_peterson_9430 shared a tip "Wow"

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clara- shared a tip "so overated but reallyyy good"

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clara- shared a tip "literally my alltime favorite horror movie idc idc i love it so much"

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sdk_8080 shared a tip "It’s great! It’s funny and really quotable I’d rewatch it any day it’s a lot if fun"

ale_fernandez shared a tip "No !!well ,the whole “scream”saga is what I’ve seen."

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victoria_medrano shared a tip "This movie setup my love for horror at a young age. It developed its own new age genre of horror. Legendary, without question."

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aseaofwhimsy shared a tip "Great 90’s coming of age scary movie."

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cassandre_fournier shared a tip "My go-to Halloween movie 🎃 soooooooo good"

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dreameroftheday shared a tip "Sidney Prescott: not in my movie Me: *screams ferally*"

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kaiskorner shared a tip "Scared me shitless when I was a kid, love it now."

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chamomilebee shared a tip "Teen horror rules"

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sarah_beth_stalica shared a tip "Always been a favorite."

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Bayaz shared a tip "Not scary more entertaining 🤷🏽‍♀️"

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Jill_Klopp shared a tip "Classic"

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millennialathena shared a tip "Iconic horror film, part of a meta-horror legacy built on the films that came before."

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aspen_louise_jennings shared a tip "Scary Movie for the girls"

molly_stevenson_3740 shared a tip "my favorite movie of all time. the cast is great and it’s full of laughs and scares"

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waffle_dorsett shared a tip "The only actually good movie in this series"

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madison_pia shared a tip "Umm this is what I heard, the owners, the Sputnik, and the rental"

olivia_mooney shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

connor_george_hopson shared a tip "Super funny and surprisingly freaky towards the end. Just gotta sink in"

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jonathan_4800 shared a tip "Transformative of the genre, showing a delicate touch, and a willingness for violence that make it a true classic"

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caroline_corbett shared a tip "I love it!!!"

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lillian_hill shared a tip "It’s so corny but thats what makes it good"

aj_readz shared a tip "After scream I watched 2,3,4 and 5. Im not a big fan of Scream 4"

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victor_velasquez_9986 shared a tip "Obviously the first fifteen minutes but also every scene with rose mcgowen"

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aemmel shared a tip "My favorite series in the world!!"

niya_dockery shared a tip "Classic! 👌🏾"

chloe_bishop_7374 shared a tip "This is the best freaking movie ever you have to watch it"

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savi_howell shared a tip "I’m obsessed. #horror #slasher #scream #film"

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savi_howell shared a tip "Movie hangover alert!!"

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maddie_duffy shared a tip "yes he’s a legend!"

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cvnt__ shared a tip "genuinely not 1 character i disliked, and that's rare"

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akiera_hawk shared a tip "The characters are fantastic and addictive."

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noella_marsh shared a tip "Such a shocking twist! My favorite movie!"

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elysya_scerbo shared a tip "Classic for a reason. Part of the fun is how self aware it is. Really good at building tension."

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javier_enriquez_2008 shared a tip "This is a classic horror film I love #horror #slasher #mystery #Classic #scream #film"

elijah_elliott shared a tip "Excellent horror movie. Wonderful meta commentary. Matthew Lillard’s performance was astounding; truly unhinged."

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harper_di_angelo shared a tip "Very good! I'm more into more psychological horror because gore makes me cringe lol but if ur into gore this is really good!"

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rylee_hackett shared a tip "Yes!! Probably the part when everything added up. Like when they found out billy had done everything."

yesenia_cruz_7776 shared a tip "I found it funny not really something you would watch if you wanted to scream but a good movie"

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sierra_spencer_5333 shared a tip "Ghostface is a troll and I’m here for it. Better than Kreuger."

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Zoek shared a tip "Classic"

dyona_archer shared a tip "Scream 2, I believe, with Jada Pinkett?"

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ryan_kydd shared a tip "Best horror movie ever#horror"

sydney_meadows shared a tip "All time favorite. Can watch it over and over again."

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midget_bagnusson shared a tip "Funny and a little campy, dont expect too much but its totally a classic"

hhb shared a tip "Scary"

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mallory_robinson shared a tip "Oh gosh I couldnt puck. Probably the original! I wasnt disappointed in many if them though as some series get worn out!"

monica_stamper shared a tip "Classic horror comedy pick."

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ellie300 shared a tip "Humor and horror in a movie love this movie."

randy_4448 shared a tip "I just love horror movies"

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holdiday_fun shared a tip "i love how it was iconic. it was a mystery but to me a great classic. i am also a sucker for scary movies and this is my fav."

mario_cocco shared a tip "The first one was great. Rekindled a great genre. "

mikki_reed shared a tip "Sign me up for any campy horror flick. I don’t pick faves 😂"

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stoopi.d shared a tip "Reminded me of Heathers in some aspect, very fun. Spooked me a few times, too."

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zoe_singleton shared a tip "Classic! First of it’s kind!"

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gina_mcpherson shared a tip "It's funny"

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t_swizzle shared a tip "Classic."

marians_espinosa shared a tip "Entertaining, spooky, classic, horror"

devon_geoghegan shared a tip "Oh, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. That's an easy one."

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bridgette_martin shared a tip "This IS my favorite scary movie"

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matt_chapman_7811 shared a tip "This movie singlehandedly reinvigorated a dying genre. It’s witty and intense and hilarious all at once."

cesar_erba shared a tip "Classic!"

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dawn-marie_woolfrey shared a tip "Perfect final girl"

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macs shared a tip "i recommend it along with the rest of the franchise. one of my favorite movies"

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jocelyn_munoz_229 shared a tip "Good story and characters and good plot twist"

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hayyybish shared a tip "Such a classic. ❤️🔪"

olive_8527 shared a tip "cool and suspensful, but not that scary"

rosa_1749 shared a tip "It has great jump scares and it is amazing psychological thriller guessing who the killer, is the ending is great"

vivian_hernandez_4553 shared a tip "This is a classic. #horror"

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hannah_e_polcyn shared a tip "One of my all of time favorites! Definitely recommend watching it!"

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bernadette_pilkus shared a tip "Ok"

oliviaspill shared a tip "I’"

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sammysaga shared a tip "My favorite horror movie."

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rut. shared a tip "Mathew Lillard, thats it"

heather_maldonado shared a tip "I can watch this movie all year round not just during spooky season.."

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natalie_dickerson shared a tip "Amazing twist"

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BirdWren shared a tip "Matthew Lillard and ***** Ulrich. Must I say more?"

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yourlibrarycrush shared a tip "100000/10 definitely worth watching it’s everything you want in a scary movie #scream #horror#slasher#Classic#mystery"

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cherie_fabricius shared a tip "The first one is truly great! You should definitely see it!"

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trentonlovesmovies shared a tip "iconic."

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tania_villman shared a tip "This is my favorite scary movie"

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