Release Date: December 20th, 1996

DVD Release Date: December 2nd, 1997

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: Comedy , Horror

Production Co: Dimension Films, Woods Entertainment

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: 1990s, Escape, Temptation, Friend, House, Rivalry, Cheeky, Daughter, Murder

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    New York Daily News

    Builds to a splattering finale that should leave genre fans highly satisfied. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    What did I think about this movie? As a film critic, I liked it. I liked the in-jokes and the self-aware characters. At the same time, I was aware of the incredible level of gore in this film. It is really violent. show more

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Scream is a rarity: a horror movie spoof that succeeds almost as well at provoking scares as laughs. show more

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