Scary Movie

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Overview

After parodying the blaxploitation films of the 1970s in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, Keenen Ivory Wayans takes aim at slasher films of the 1980s and 1990s in this raunchy satire, which was produced under the clumsy but inarguably appropriate title Scream If You Know What I Did Last Halloween. As you might expect, a group of teenagers -- not-terribly-bright Buffy Shannon Elizabeth, her best friend Brenda Regina Hall, stoner Shorty Marlon Wayans, fey football player Ray Shawn Wayans, loudmouthed Greg Lochlyn Munro, ...
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Overview

After parodying the blaxploitation films of the 1970s in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, Keenen Ivory Wayans takes aim at slasher films of the 1980s and 1990s in this raunchy satire, which was produced under the clumsy but inarguably appropriate title Scream If You Know What I Did Last Halloween. As you might expect, a group of teenagers -- not-terribly-bright Buffy Shannon Elizabeth, her best friend Brenda Regina Hall, stoner Shorty Marlon Wayans, fey football player Ray Shawn Wayans, loudmouthed Greg Lochlyn Munro, sexually overexcited Bobby Jon Abrahams, and his prim girlfriend Cindy Anna Faris -- are on the run from a maniacal killer who is looking for revenge after the kids accidentally kill a man following an auto accident. They also find themselves having to contend with intrusive reporter Gail Hailstorm Cheri Oteri and eccentric high school principal Squiggly David L. Lander. Incidentally, the title Scary Movie is something of an inside joke: it was the working title for Scream, the movie that kick-started the mid-'90s slasher film revival.
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Editorial Reviews

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Scary Movie -- directed by In Living Color's Keenan Ivory Wayans -- is a warm-hearted parody of slasher flicks, in much the same spirit that I'm Gonna Git You Sucka took on the blaxploitation genre with joyous abandon. Poking fun at every teen-horror-movie cliché we can recall and, surely, then some, the movie zips along with loving glee, building gratuitous tension, flaunting horny teens, and savoring melodramatic rage. American Pie's Shannon Elizabeth gets major laughs as the beauty-pageant-winning ditz who shows off her "acting talent" by screaming in terror. Shawn Wayans also sparks titters as a killer-cum-football-player with a feminine side. Saturday Night Live's Cheri Oteri also cameos as the requisite hyper-obnoxious newscaster knocking off Courteney Cox's Scream work, and making a much-needed comeback as Principal Squiggly is Laverne and Shirley's Squiggy David L. Lander. If you haven't already guessed, there's enough broad humor here fart jokes, booby jokes, etc. to make Mad TV and latter-day Mel Brooks blanche. Still, you have to admire Wayans for upholding the sacred torch of juvenile satire and catching a few great laughs along the way.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/15/2011
  • UPC: 031398134398
  • Original Release: 2000
  • Source: Miramax Lionsgate
  • Region Code: ABC
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 38,876

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Shawn Wayans Ray
Marlon Wayans Shorty
Cheri Oteri Gail Hailstorm
Shannon Elizabeth Buffy
Anna Faris Cindy Campbell
Jon Abrahams Bobby
Lochlyn Munro Greg
Regina Hall Brenda
Dave Sheridan Doofy
Dan Joffre Kenny
Carmen Electra Drew Decker
Kurt Fuller Sheriff
David Lander Principal Squiggly
Lloyd Berry Homeless Man
Glynis Davies Buffy's Mom
Rick Ducommun Cindy's Dad
Doreem Ramus Old Lady In Theater
Lee R. Mayes Amistad II Captain
Keenen Ivory Wayans Slave
Kelly Coffield Teacher
Peter Bryant Black TV Reporter
David Neal Policeman #1
Reg Tupper Beauty Pageant MC
Peter Hanlon Suicidal Teacher
Andrea Nemeth Heather
Ian Bliss Reporter #2
Trevor Roberts Dookie
Marissa Jaret Winokur Garage Victim
Chris Robson MOMQ Reporter
Giacomo Baessato Trick or Treater #1
Dexter Bell Shorty's Friend
Craig Bruhnanski Road Victim
Ted Cole Old Man In Theater
Nicola Crosbie Reporter #1
D.M. Babe Dolan Grandma
Ted Gill Store Clerk
Kyle Graham Trick or Treater #2
Mark Hoeppner Whipmaster (Slavemaster)
Karen Kruper Drew's Mom
Nels Lennarson Policeman #2
Mark McConchie Drew's Dad
Frank B. Moore Not Drew's Boyfriend
Matthew Paxman Annoying Guy
Tanja Reichert Miss Congeniality
Leanne Santos Trick or Treater #3
Kendall Saunders Miss Thing
Susan Shears Female Reporter
Jim Shepard Young Man In Theater
Jayne Trcka Miss Mann
Jessica Van Der Veen Woman In Theater
Chris Wilding Shorty's Roomate
Robert Jacks Rowdie
David Kitay Conductor
Technical Credits
Keenen Ivory Wayans Director
Corey Adams Makeup Special Effects
Brett Armstrong Stunts
Gary Armstrong Camera Operator
Phil Beauman Screenwriter
Sandy Berman Sound/Sound Designer
Lisa Suzanne Blum Co-producer
Bryan Bonwell Consultant/advisor
Paul Burkett Camera Operator
Yves Cameron Stunts
Doug Chapman Stunts
Robert Contraros Camera Operator
David Crone Camera Operator
Frank Crymble Makeup Special Effects
Aubrey Lee Culp Stunts
Michael Dilbeck Score Composer, Musical Direction/Supervision
Micahel Dulbeck Musical Direction/Supervision
Jim Dunn Stunts
Bob Ennis Camera Operator
Mike Fields Makeup Special Effects
Flesh & Fantasy Inc. Makeup Special Effects
Jason Friedberg Screenwriter
Jane Gibson Stunts
Eric L. Gold Producer
Cary Granat Executive Producer
Alex Green Stunts
Brad Grey Executive Producer
Gideon Hay Makeup Special Effects
Mark Helfrich Editor
Art Hives Stunts
Dave Hospice Stunts
Buddy Johnson Screenwriter
Darryle Johnson Costumes/Costume Designer
Francis Kenny Cinematographer
Cristine Kenwood Stunts
Robb Wilson King Associate Producer
David Kitay Score Composer
Michael Langlois Stunts
Blair Law Casting
Richard Lightstone Sound/Sound Designer
Blaine Lopez Stunts
Deborah Macatumpag Stunts
Harlow MacFarlane Makeup Special Effects
Lee R. Mayes Producer
Sandy McCallum Camera Operator
Anne McCarthy Casting
C. Mylrea Stunts
Fred Perron Stunts
Lawrence Pevec Art Director
Geoff Redknap Makeup Special Effects
Ronald Robinson Stunts
Louise Roper Set Decoration/Design
Peter Safran Executive Producer
Peter Schwerin Executive Producer
Aaron Seltzer Screenwriter
Christine Sheaks Casting
Leslie Spongberg Stunts
Jeff Staaf Makeup Special Effects
Christ Stanley Makeup Special Effects
Mary Vernieu Casting
Marshall Virtue Stunts
Michael Waxman Asst. Director
Shawn Wayans Screenwriter
Marlon Wayans Screenwriter
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Mary Stuart Welch Executive Producer
Edward Wrayton Stunts
Mitch Lee Yeun Stunts
Bo Zenga Executive Producer
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    LoL Movie

    This was one of the funniest movies of the year! Even though it is making fun of the movies, it is hilarious. But there are a cupple of parts that gave me the chills.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    funny as hell!

    oh my god on of the funniest movies i laugh everytime i see it so hilarous just a funny comedy stupied but funny!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The person everyone knows about but fails to REALIZE

    It was a good movie that i thought was good because it was good and well it was good!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    So Funny, You'll Drop Plops. ^_^

    You can't beat this movie on being funny. I never laughed so hard in my life. All the normal people hated it, but I really liked it. Sure it has it's nasty moments, but that's what makes it funny. Why? There is nothing better to laugh at.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Scary Movie Is Auesome!

    Scary Movie is a auesome movie! The whole consept is really funny. Through out the whole movie I was laughing! Scary/Comedy is at its best in this movie. The whole story line of this movie is to use other scary movies, (Scream, Freddy Kruger...) and make them into a relly funny movie!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A Very Funny Movie

    Scary Movie is very funny. Taking parts from horror flicks and turning them into jokes was a very good idea by the Director(Wayans). A killer is killing off teens at B.A.CORPSE High School.It's up to a girl named Cindy and her friends Buffy, Bobby, Greg and others to find and unmask the killer before they're killed next.All of their efforts combine with other movies to make one hilarious movie. This is a must see comedy. I suggest you get this movie as soon as possible if you haven't seen it already. It is very funny.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    What a wonderful movie

    I rently saw scary movie it was a funnny movie I laugh so hard the whole movie was hillarious its something that the family will enjoy to see. Its about all of the scary movies that came out this year like Scream the six senes its a real good movie you have to see.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A VERY FUNNY MOVIE

    IF YOU LOVE DIRTY COMEDY MOVIES THEN THIS ONE IS JUST FOR YOU. ALTHOUGH, THERE ARE SOME PARTS THAT COULD BE LEFT OUT. THIS IS A GREAT MOVIE. I HAVE THE BONUS EDITION VHS WHICH FEATURES SCENES YOU COULDN'T SEE IN THEATERS.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Scary Movie = Funny

    This is the funniest spoof i've ever seen!!! All you other raters that gave this a 1 star and say that this just copies other horror movie...well that was the whole point of the movie!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Worst movie ever

    I did not enjoy the movie it wasn't very funny it was pretty pointless

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    disapointing

    This is just a copy of some movies. The movie is supposed to be funny. It is a little but the idee of steeling parts from other movies makes it a movie without a story. scriptless as i would say

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    funniest movie ever*****

    the scary movie turned out to be funny movie

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    great movie

    exciting, fast. very scary, a must see for Horror films, fans

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The funniest movie you will ever see!

    ''Scary Movie'' has to be the funniest movie I've ever seen. It has a certain style that makes you laugh so much you will fall off your seat with laughter.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Decent movie

    This movie was not near as funny as i expected. It had its funny parts, but then there were some disgusting parts. A good movie for people who have a dirty sense of humor.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Movie

    Funniest Movie ive ever seen

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    If you have a brain, skip this film!

    All I can say is that I bought the hype, went to see the film and barely even managed to chuckle 3 or 4 times in the entire film. I like broad comedy but this one tries to be like ''Airplane!'' and comes off more like airplane food: cold, boring and you've seen it before.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    excellent

    Hillaurious

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Sooooooooooooooooooo funnny and disgusting

    I thought the movie was sooooooooooo funny, but really disgusting. I would reccomend it for teens.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    WOW!!!

    Scary Movie is horrifically funny! Parts of I don't know how many modern horror films are totally goofed up and combined in a wild ongoing plot.

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