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Scary Movie (2000)

R | | Comedy | 7 July 2000 (USA)
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A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmen Electra ... Drew
Dave Sheridan ... The Killer / Doofy
Frank B. Moore Frank B. Moore ... Not Drew's Boyfriend
Giacomo Baessato ... Trick or Treater #1
Kyle Graham Kyle Graham ... Trick or Treater #2
Leanne Santos Leanne Santos ... Trick or Treater #3
Mark McConchie Mark McConchie ... Drew's Dad
Karen Kruper ... Drew's Mom
Anna Faris ... Cindy
Jon Abrahams ... Bobby
Rick Ducommun ... Cindy's Dad
Regina Hall ... Brenda
Marlon Wayans ... Shorty
Shannon Elizabeth ... Buffy
Lloyd Berry ... Homeless Man
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Storyline

A group of teenagers including Cindy Campbell and Bobby Prinze, accidentally hit a man when driving, and dispose of the body, but now they are being stalked by a very recognisable masked killer. The victim count increases, whilst Cindy must survive the carnage that has she has seen in so many films before. Written by simon

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Taglines:

Gnadenlos.Schamlos.Unvergleichlich. (Merciless.Shameless.Unique.) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude sexual humor, language, drug use and violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Shannon Elizabeth said the director wanted to achieve a push-up look with her boobs so they kept making her wear tighter tops and bras that pushed them out as far as possible. But when the director wanted to add padding, she just turned around and said, "Hey, do I look like the kind of girl who needs extra padding?" Everybody on the set just burst out laughing. So finally it's just her own healthy breasts that you see in the movie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 12 mins) Ray asks Greg if his yellow shirt makes him look gay. Then the camera cuts away; when it cuts back, Ray is wearing a black t-shirt instead of the yellow one he just had on because he put it on over the yellow one. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Drew Decker: [answers a ringing phone] Hello.
The Killer: [on the other end] Wanna have a little fun?
Drew Decker: Who's this?
The Killer: Tell me your name and I'll tell you mine.
Drew Decker: I don't think so.
[farts]
The Killer: What's that noise?
Drew Decker: Oops, I farted. I didn't think you'd hear me.
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Crazy Credits

As the credits begin, Marlon Wayans speaks into the camera telling the audience of his plans to hold up a convenience store. See more »

Alternate Versions

A bootleg work-print version circulating after the film's theatrical release contained extra footage not present on the DVD. Here are some of the differences:
  • The work-print has been panned and scanned from the Super-35 negative (you can tell because when Gail shoots the boy behind her, you see the crash pad he lands on)
  • When Cindy, Buffy and Brenda are arriving at school there's a extended talk scene, where's Buffy tells that she saw in the newspaper a horrible picture of Drew died wearing clothes that doesn't match
  • In the work-print, just before Doofy tells the crowd of reporters that "Gail swallows", he asks if anyone wants to smell his finger
  • A short sequence in the work-print sees a hungry Shorty in the cafeteria saying, "I wonder what they have for lunch?" He then looks at the menus which say "Same old shit"
  • Brenda's dialogue about Gwyneth Paltrow, where she says "Brad Pitt's ex-girlfriend is a real freak, she dressed up like a man" was present in the work-print
  • The sequence with Drew's boyfriend was different in the work-print. The boyfriend was different, and the editing was slightly altered in comparison to the DVD
  • "Bobby's Lesson", one of the deleted scenes on the DVD, was integrated into the movie in the work-print
  • The black news reporter in the van speaks with his original voice; he is dubbed for most of his lines in the official release. He doesn't say "reporting live for Black TV", but instead says "reporting live for B.E.T."
  • The Budweiser advert parody was not in the work-print
  • More sexual jokes about Cindy's mom were made just before Cindy comes to see the principal in the work-print. At one point, the Sheriff gets on the table and thrusts into it, pretending to be having sex, and as Cindy walks in the principal says something along the lines of "well, thanks for clearing up my back problem, Sheriff."
  • Just after this, a little more dialogue between Doofy and the principal was present in the work-print
  • The scene where the killer phones someone and asks what their favorite scary movie is wasn't in the work-print
  • Buffy's death was more gory in the work-print, including her intestines being pulled out and her head talking after it is dumped in Lost & Found
  • When Cindy asks Bobby about a PG-13 relationship, when she opens her night gown she has has six nipples
  • Cindy's scream at the end was longer in the work-print and the shot just cuts to black so we don't see her get run over
  • When the man on the roof kills himself, after Cindy screams, "What are you waiting for, huh?!", the work-print loses a cutaway to the man saying to himself, "What am I waiting for?" before he jumps off
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Connections

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Written by Jack Arel and Jean-Claude Petit
Courtesy of First Com Music and Chappell Music Library
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Unfliching crude teen spoof
5 November 2008 | by StampsfightclubSee all my reviews

A group of teenagers are targeted by a serial killer exactly one year after they ran over a man.

In 1996 Scream was a film that reinstated the slasher horror genre and Keenan Ivory Wayans' spoof is a true and funny testament to that horror classic.

Modern spoofs often contain slapstick humour, stereotypes and a fairly predictable plot. This is evident with this 2000 hit and is pure silly entertainment that you can't help but love and laugh along with despite the conventional approach.

Recent releases such as Disaster Movie have brought the spoof genre to an all time low. Filled with unfunny parodies, attacks on celebrities and ultimately silly plots, it's a wonder why they are still being made. In the nineties we had classic spoofs such as Austin Powers and Naked Gun, silly but with a sharp and entertaining plot.

Scary Movie has such a good plot, choosing to focus its energy on Scream and I know what you did last summer, that you forget its intentions to demean other films and therefore, are able to sit back and enjoy the ride.

The opening is pretty much Scream with some great moments of slapstick in, and crude slapstick at that with safety signs, sexual references and an out of control car.

This opening sets the tone for an engrossing comedy and viewers are thrust head first into typical teenagers lives, filled with some fine slapstick humour and stereotypes lives There is a consistency to Scary Movie. There is little wondering away from its objective to tell the tale of the teens being targeted and therefore achieves a realism in its own context. With follow-ups 2, 3 and 4 there is a tendency to run away from the main narrative and have sillier skits that this original remains the most sophisticated to date.

Though the comedy is frequently predictable, there is still elegance about the way Wayans achieves this effect. His close and unflinching style gives that humorous and equally horrific substance to fly across both genres into this tantalizing tale.

Spoofs are always worth viewing for their sheer cheek to criticize blockbusters and Scary Movie is no exception with its pin point accuracy on Scream and other horrors. Filled with likable slapstick and funny stereotypes, this is the finest in the series


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Know What You Did Last Halloween See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$42,346,669, 9 July 2000

Gross USA:

$157,019,771

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$278,019,771
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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