Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
1 year after her mother's death, Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell), and her friends started experiencing some strange phone calls. They later learned the calls were coming from a crazed serial killer, in a white faced mask and a large black robe, looking for revenge. His phone calls usually consist of many questions, the main one being: Whats your favorite scary movie? Along with many scary movie trivia, ending with bloody pieces of innocent lives scattered around the small town of Woodsboro. Written by
"Gale Weathers" is a pun: A storm is a gale, a storm is part of the weather, she even jokes to Dewey near the end that she sounds like she's a meteorologist. See more »
(at around 32 mins) When Tatum arrives at Sidney's house after the first failed attempt on Sidney's life, Tatum is clearly wearing white pantyhose. But later when she arrives at the police station to meet Sidney, she is still wearing the same outfit but without the pantyhose. Theoretically, she could've gone home or somewhere else off camera and took them off, but we see Tatum get into her car at Sidney's house to presumably follow right behind Dewey's patrol car to the station. See more »
It's a scream that they made something this original!
In 1996, when I saw this in the theater, I was expecting to see a predictable movie. That we would just get bored with. But I was wrong. This has to be one of the most clever movies of the 90's. Believe me, this was an awesome thriller. Wes Craven should stick to movies like this,
It had a wonderful cast. Funny lines. Scary moments. Classic horror scenes that will keep you at the edge of your seat. A movie that you'll rewind and want to watch again and again. And after the 50th time you watch it, you'll say, just one more time.
So, if you have good taste, or are looking for something original, watch this film. And get the trilogy DVD set. It's a screamer!
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