R | | Horror, Mystery
Attempting to cope with her mother's murder, Sidney and her horror movie-obsessed friends are stalked by a murderer who seems to have a hard time letting the past go.
24 December 1999 | Blake French (firstname.lastname@example.org)
9 | One of the scariest slasher movies ever made--one of the years best films. ***1/2 out of ****
SCREAM (1996) ***1/2 Starring: Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courteney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Skeet ...
The opening with Drew Barrymore lasts for 12 minutes.
Phone Voice: Hello.
Phone Voice: Who is this?
Casey: Who are you trying to reach?
Phone Voice: What number is this?
Casey: Well, what number are you trying to reach?
Phone Voice: I don't know.
Casey: I think you have the wrong number.
Phone Voice: Do I?
Casey: It happens. Take it easy.
Billy states to Sidney that its scarier when killers have no motive, and that Norman Bates did not have a motive for his killings. But that is incorrect; Norman Bates' motive was that he was tormented by his mother as a child, and took on her persona after murdering her.
$6,354,586 (USA) (20 December 1996)
$103,001,286 (USA) (18 July 1997)