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R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
The sleepy little town of Woodsboro just woke up screaming. There's a killer in their midst who's seen a few too many scary movies. Suddenly nobody is safe, as the psychopath stalks victims, taunts them with trivia questions, then rips them to bloody shreds. It could be anybody...

Cast: Neve Campbell , David Arquette , Courteney Cox , Matthew Lillard , Skeet Ulrich , Rose McGowan , Drew Barrymore , Jamie Kennedy

Director: Wes Craven

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Miramax Films

Scream (1996)

Release Date: December 20th, 1996|1 hr. 51 min.

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  • May 18, 2011 nw00000000090908
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    I Liked It!!!

  • February 22, 2011 Yoshinaruto
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    A great classic film. One of my favorites.

  • August 26, 2010 anthony13oneal97
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    i love the scream series!now theyre making a 4th "scre4m"

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