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Scream 1996

Scream 1996
Scream Movie was released in December 1996, the movie was directed by Wes Craven and produced by Cathy Konrad and also Cary Woods. Another slasher movie which was Inspired by the Gainsville Ripper case in real life which led them to make the movie scream.

Casey Becker a student at the local High School, one night receives a very odd and weird phone call and the words over the phone were spoken: "Whats your favorite scary movie?". These famous lines are what people know this movie by and with Casey Becker frightened for her life when the killer turns violent and threatens her life.

The killer has her boyfriend hostage and makes her answer questions for her boyfriend Steves life. The questions are about horror movies, she gets one wrong and that is when her boyfriend is then murdered. When panicking she is asked one more question which leads to her being murdered. Arriving home are her parents who find her body which is suspended from the tree outside the house.

Word is out that there is a killer around the local news are already on the scene the following morning. A local girl named Sidney Prescott is in the middle of a troubling time as she is remembering the death of her mother who was murdered. She to all of a sudden gets a phone call, she hangs up more or less immediately she is then attacked by this sadistic killer. With little struggle manages to fight him off and then she escapes free from the masked killer.

This is one of those teen movies with a killer involved and throughout the film, Sidney manages to escape numerous amount of times from the clutches of the masked killer. But will she survive till the very end? As the movie goes on she has most of her friends getting killed one by one, who could this masked killer be.

Pros
Great actors and an excellent storyline A murder mystery kind of movie it will have you hooked to find out who the killer is. Great horror movie classic

Cons
You can notice a few mistakes in the movie near to the end. I can't think of anything really bad about this movie it is a pretty good movie. Not that much blood and gore for a horror movie

Supporters

TheArticulate

An Absolute Classic

There's no contest here, and the only real answer to this comparison is too choose the original Scream movie. Wes Craven broke barriers in horror movies with Scream, and it's an absolute delight to watch.

Scream was one of the first horror movies to incorporate black (or dark) humor into it. Not only that, it was written in a very meta way in which the film "knew" it was a film. One of the characters in the film was a horror film expert and knew about all the horror stereotypes and tropes films in the genre used. The entire film played off of these tropes and ideas and really turned the horror genre on its head this way.

It's a fascinating watch, and while Scary Movie is funny, it can't hold a candle to the original Scream.

Posted by TheArticulate on 08-14-2018
Barida

Suspense.

The things that I have come to enjoy about watching this movie is that you can't get to know everything about the way it is acted till you watch till the end. The story was made in an exciting way that you can't get enough of it when you have watched it to the end. It is a nice movie and that's what Scream 1996 is all about.
Posted by Barida on 06-17-2018
MomoStarr16

Better Story

Scary Movies are good but the latter installments are pretty boring. They are always the same pattern. Unlike Scream movies that will leave you scream whenever you watch every part.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 06-10-2018
twoweeks

Classic

I think most people don't realize what a game-changer Scream was upon release. Today, the story seems hyper-familiar and predictable but there's a reason for that - Scream single-handedly revitalized the slasher genre! It was meant to be a satirical, meta kiss of death to a genre that peaked in the 80's and instead it breathed new life into it. I understand not enjoying it or being so inundated with the tropes it helped catapult that you find it unwatchable, but Scream is a horror classic and easily one of the best horror films of the 90's. Scary Movie has its moments, but it'll never be heralded as a classic like Airplane! - instead, it's much more likely to be remembered for the obnoxious mid-aughts trend of "parody" movies that seem to conflate satire with pop culture references in silly voices.
Posted by twoweeks on 07-15-2018

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Scary Movie 2000

Scary Movie 2000
Scary movie was released on July 7th, 2000 another American horror movie. But a horror movie with a twist as this one is a comedy. Scary movie was directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans also produced by Eric L. Gold and Lee R. Mayes. This movie is based on the original horror movie scream.

The movie scream with the masked killer is made fun of in this horror comedy movie scary movie. The movie starts with like the scream with the young teen this time not Casey but Drew Decker who is home alone when she gets the phone call. With added humor from her farting over the phone when the killer asks "what is that noise", she blames it on popcorn.

One of the funny moments at the beginning of this movie is when they killer springs out and shows her the knife and says "Hello Drew". She is chased around the garden by the killer. While running through the sprinkler system she is found stopping and posing while running her fingers through her hair. The killer grabs her and stabs her in her breast to which the killer pulls the knife out to find one of her implants stick to the knife.

She then runs into the road when her parents are driving up the road with her trying to stop the car. But her father is too busy while her mother is occupying him can't say too much but he closes his eyes and looks up and this is when the car hits Drew.

The main character who is not Sidney but Cindy in this movie is at school and receives a note which states that "I know what you did last Halloween". She later finds out her other friends got the same message. As it is one year from now that they accidentally run someone over and hid the evidence.

Similar scenes to the scream movie just added humor and hilarious scenes with details changed from names and more funny moments. This is a great movie to watch with your friends. Will Cindy find out who the killer is before it is too late as most of her friends are being killed? If you have watched scream you probably can guess how this movie ends but even so it is funny to watch with hilarious funny moments throughout.

Pros
Entertaining and a film for you and your friends.

Cons
Some of the scenes go too far and are just stupid Its ok to watch now and again, but when you watch it too much it does seem less funny.

Supporters

peachpurple

Comedy plus scare

This is the best compare to Scream. You will know what happens next in Scream but in Scary Movie, there are laughters and scary part where you can relax yourself than using the cushion to cover your face.
Posted by peachpurple on 06-16-2018
overcast

Comedy

I have noticed that this comedy movie turned out to be lot better. And for many people it was one good treat. Though it changed into another franchise. But it was not that bad at all.
Posted by overcast on 06-11-2018
manmad

Scary

Scary Movie is a classic in it's own genre and you can't really compare it with a pure horror movie like Scream, because they are too different, even though one is a parody of the other. I choose Scary Movie, because it is a movie that everyone has watched and knows the gigs it had in it even today.
Posted by manmad on 07-09-2018
blank629

Scary but yet funny!

To be honest, I don't watched any scary movies from the past until now. But it changed when I watched the first movie of Scary Movie. The characters in there are look scary but at the same time it make me laugh! I think this is the only scary movie I've watched that I didn't close my eyes. The story is great from the start of the movie till last. I hope they release more scary movies! I will definitely watch it and I am prepare to be scare of it and laugh!
Posted by blank629 on 07-22-2018
Wubwub

more fun

I don't like slasher movies so this choice is easy for me. I wouldn't consider Scary Movie to be the best comedy movie ever either but I would say it is good enough and has a certain charm to it. I know it's kind of stupid but it's also kind of fun and I can watch this with friends a lot easier since it's not so serious.
Posted by Wubwub on 06-10-2018
Martinsx

More thrilling and scary

One common factor that is very existent in all horror movies is the frightening effects but not all have the quality of added comedy. So, this is the reason why I would be picking Scary Movie 2000 to be my choice because it had comedy in it as well as horror.
Posted by Martinsx on 06-17-2018
nekonieden

This one!

I really like this movie, its very entertaining. I have watched all the series and all I can say was I am very entertained . It really forgets my problem temporarily. I also like scream but I prefer comedy than suspense so.
Posted by nekonieden on 06-12-2018
amelia88

Humor always wins for me

I enjoy movies where I can laugh and not necessarily take things too seriously - so I love Scary Movie! Lots of laughs have been had as a result of that movie!
Posted by amelia88 on 06-11-2018
MittensFX

Horror Comedy

This is one of the best Horror Comedy movies I watched.I remember laughing hard at this movie.I watched both of them,I liked Scream as well but there's something to Scary Movie that I like more.
Posted by MittensFX on 06-10-2018
neillios

Funny!

Scary movie 2000 wins because it succeeds in its goal, to make you laugh, while Scream fails to scare, since it's too cliche. Scary Movie is really really funny and it is for me, the best parody film ever.
Posted by neillios on 08-08-2018

Comments

Kakashi2020
I've watched both scary movie and scream in the cinemas and I really didn't like scream, but my girlfriend insisted on watching it, well it's a date flick and she liked it very much but for me it was a really boring sispense movie. I like scary movie because its filled with spoofs from different movies and it includes an assortment of characters that really made me laugh in a B Movie kind of way. I have to choose Scary Movie because I really had fun watching it.
Posted by Kakashi2020 on 06-09-2018
vinaya
I am yet to watch these movies. Thanks for telling us what these movies are all about. I think I will take a cue from what you have said about these movies. I will choose to watch Scary Movie first. I might also watch Screm because I have heard a lot about this movie.
Posted by vinaya on 06-18-2018
lovely
Same here I haven't seen any of these but the review on scream is overwhelming so I will need to see it I will really love to watch it and have my own reviews
Posted by lovely on 07-26-2018
Steve5
I guess not everyone like the original movie. I liked the original because I generally enjoy watching suspense films. Also, I like figuring out who the killer is. And yes, I also enjoy watching the parody of this horror movie.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
ballyhara
Both movies were good, but if I have to watch them again, then I will go with Scary movie. Honestly, doesn't matter how stupid the jokes are, I still keep laughing at those. Obviously, is not funny if you have to watch it many times, but eventually for sure it works. I don't know if all the comedy versions of horror movies, belong to the same production company. But we have to face it, those funny versions are so silly they really make you laugh.
Posted by ballyhara on 06-09-2018
Steve5
I'd have to agree. It's kind of the rule when it comes to watching Comedy. Don't overdo it. Once in a while makes for a fun revisit even for old jokes. And I think it's the experience that makes us laugh even though we've seen the movie more than once.
Posted by Steve5 on 06-17-2018
Steve5
I prefer Scream. I like horror movies. This one's more of a suspense and thriller type of film. But I like all the same. The story was fascinating and finding out who the killer was gave me goosebumps.
Posted by Steve5 on 06-10-2018
vinaya
The mask used in the scream is one of the iconic masks ever to be used in a movie. The mast is based on the painting by Norgewein artist Edvard Munch. The Scream by Edvard Munch is considered Mona Lisa of Modern time.
Posted by vinaya on 06-20-2018
Steve5
Oh, that's a neat fact. Thanks for sharing. I also hope they make more movies and shows about it. I heard that there was a TV series made by the director of the movie. Though, it's taking some time to continue with the latest season.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
bienn05
I like Scary movie more than Scream. I am a person who does not want any horror movies so I prefer picking the horror movie that has comedy in it. I can watch scary movie even if it is late night but I cannot watch other horror movies.
Posted by bienn05 on 06-10-2018
Steve5
That's because it's a parody. The horror element is practically. It's more of a suspense comedy. My favorite part was the matrix sequence. The one where Cindy battled Ghostface.
Posted by Steve5 on 06-30-2018
Denis_P
I've actually never seen Scream for 1996, although I know plenty about it. What kid growing up in the 90's didn't know about Scream? That being said, from what I know, these two movies aren't all that comparable. Scream is a horror movie in the classic sense. It's a slasher film that is meant to scare the audience. Scary Movie is a parody film that makes fun of classic horror tropes, and isn't supposed to be scary. At its core, it's a comedy movie. Even though they aren't really comparable, I can say that I prefer Scary Movie overall. I like comedy movies and pretty much don't care for the existence of horror films, so Scary Movie wins by default.
Posted by Denis_P on 06-11-2018
vinaya
Your explanation of these movies will be a help for those who want to watch these movies. I have never watched these movies, however, have heard a lot of these movies. Horror is one of my favorite genres. I enjoy watching horror. I also enjoy comedy movies, however, given a choice, I will always choose to watch horror movies. The adrenaline rush evoked by watching horror movies give a pleasant feeling.
Posted by vinaya on 06-25-2018
Steve5
That's a funny way of putting it. There's just something about Horror that gives us the chills. I don't want to watch horror movies alone at night. I like the idea of it. But sometimes you end up scaring yourself due to your overactive imagination.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
Steve5
That's very straightforward of you. I'd have to agree that "Scream" is a horror classic. It's probably the first movie to be meta or very aware of itself. Also, I find it funny that they exaggerated certain elements of the story in "Scary Movie." It made it so funny.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
MomoStarr16
I love both of them. But you can't take out the fact that scary movie created because of scream. So the original is better.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 06-12-2018
Steve5
This is true. A lot of Scary Movie's jokes came from the original movie. They just made them exaggerated and extreme. That's why it comes out so funny.
Posted by Steve5 on 06-12-2018
MomoStarr16
Yes. Just a total parody of the original. So for me original is always the best.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 06-30-2018
Steve5
Me too. I prefer the original. And who doesn't like mysteries, right? I like the part where they reveal who the killer is. It's always exciting.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
MomoStarr16
Definitely! That was the most surprising thing about the movie. Revelation of the secrets in the mid part of the story are the coolest.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 07-08-2018
Steve5
I know, right? I was pretty surprised by that twist. Before that movie came out, we were used to getting one killer. But they played on our expectations and revealed that it was indeed possible for two or more people to carry murders.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-08-2018
EfficientNinja
I would prefer Scary Movie because it is a parody of horror films. They make comedy scenes of horror film cliches and they are all very accurate! I find it fun to watch Scary Movie because it gives a nice comedy twist to horror, suspense, and thriller films.
Posted by EfficientNinja on 06-15-2018
Steve5
I guess Scary Movie is the counterpart of the Horror film. While "Scream" was meta in terms of the Horror trope, the other was meta in terms of comedic elements in scary movies. Like how someone decides to run upstairs instead of downstairs outside. That's one of the dumbest decisions a character can make. Hahaha!
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
vinaya
I have not watched any of these movies, however, I have read and heard a lot of good feedbacks about these movies. I love horror genre as well as comedy genre (unless it is a black comedy). A horror movie with a twist of comedy could be very entertaining, therefore, I will choose Scarry Movie to watch first.
Posted by vinaya on 06-15-2018
Steve5
Maybe you should go watch the original film first. "Scary Movie" is more entertaining if you know the original movie. They make lots of hilarious exaggerations based on the Horror classic. So if you know what they're referring to, you'll get the jokes much better.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
jaymish
I liked both of these movies. I watched both of them numerous times. They don't make horror movies like these ones any more. Horror movies now days are chilling you can't watch them and go to sleep unless you watch them first thing in the morning. However of the two I loved,loved, loved scary movie. I liked how many diffrent people acted in it. It actually was a diffrent type of horror movie and because of the many celebrities attached it went mainstream. In my opinion scary movie was a ground breaking moment for horror movies and marked the turning point of horror movies in general.
Posted by jaymish on 06-18-2018
Steve5
I think "Scary Movie" wasn't exactly a Horror movie. It was more of a Comedy. But you're right. Horror movies nowadays are too scary to watch alone at night. I once couldn't sleep because of watching a scary movie. Who can relate?
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
Corzhens
I think I will enjoy the Scary Movie although I have not seen it yet. To be honest, I get scared with horror movies so I try to avoid watching it unless there is a big group watching with me. The problem is that I sometimes couldn't sleep whenever I would recall the horror movie. But a horror comedy is very welcome to me because I enjoy comedy and if it is mixed with horror, I will not be scared at all. There are local horror comedy movies that I had seen and I had never felt scared even one moment because I was always anticipating the comedy part.
Posted by Corzhens on 06-22-2018
Steve5
You probably will. The movie is very funny. "Scream" isn't really scary. It's more of a Suspense film. Finding out who the killer is and stuff like that. So try watching it first so that you have a better chance of understanding the jokes in "Scary Movie." They made parodies of a lot of scenes there.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
babyright
The scream 1996 movie is very good because it keeps the viewers in suspense to know who the real killer is thereby making them to want to watch the movie to the very end of it. Since no too much blood in the movie then its good.
Posted by babyright on 06-25-2018
Steve5
That's true. I think accurate of most Horror films. You don't need excessive amounts of gore and violence. The true factor is in identifying yourself with the characters in the story. Feeling empathy for them and hoping they make it out alive.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
MomoStarr16
Yes. One of the greatest thriller movie. They will keep you asking who is the killer.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 07-08-2018
Steve5
I like that sometimes in parodies the audience asks themselves if they're the killer. It doesn't make any sense since they're the ones watching the movie. They're like "Am I the killer?" And I would laugh at the obvious stupidity of these jokes. Hahaha!
Posted by Steve5 on 07-08-2018
Kakashi2020
I always like humour in horror films so I guess I love watching Comedy Horror movies like the Scary Movie series more than Suspense Horror ones like Scream. I treat them both as B movies and between the two Scary Movie is more entertaining to me.
Posted by Kakashi2020 on 06-26-2018
Steve5
I think in terms of entertainment, Comedy will always beat Horror. Because funny movies can be watched more than once. Horror movies are more of a watch for the first time and feel frightened.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-01-2018
MomoStarr16
You have a got point there. It is good to watch comedy over and over again unlike the horror. But with this two titles, the original is much better.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 07-01-2018
Steve5
Thanks for sharing. Jokes can get repetitive too. It's just that they're easier to laugh at than to be scared with Horror movies. Scary films tend to lose their effect once you've watched it more than once.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-09-2018
MomoStarr16
Scary movie only looks entertaining in their first installment. The other scary movie or the next ones looks dull and not very funny.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 07-01-2018
Steve5
I kind of agree. The first one is probably the best. But I can't say that there weren't funny scenes in the sequels. The Sadako part was really funny in the third film. I laughed a lot.
Posted by Steve5 on 07-09-2018
Marako0406
I'm a fan of comedy movies and I would choose both. I've seen both of these movies many times and still it's a feel good fun movie I know. Some scenes really went too far and it really is silly enough to get one laughing. I really like that they made fun of other horror movies out there and over done it to be funny. I still like the series of both movies though.
Posted by Marako0406 on 07-05-2018
Kakashi2020
I love comedies and Scary Movie 1 made me laugh, I enjoyed it more than Scary Movie 2, which I think was not funny enough. Scream on the other hand was a teen date movie in the 90's and it's a good date movie but I really didn't like it.
Posted by Kakashi2020 on 07-08-2018
zgecolea1797@gmail.com
I would picked the Scary Movie. I really like comedy movies. I don't want horror movies but this movie made me watched horror because of some comedy in it. I don't want to watch real horror movies because I tend to have a dream on it.
Posted by zgecolea1797@gmail.com on 07-12-2018
Chinet23
I've watched both movies and I will go for Scary Movie hands down. It's been a long time but I can't forget Shaquille O' Neal's scene when he cut off the wrong foot. That sent me to fits of laughter. Can't imagine a huge man with that tiny brain. This movie showcased spoofs of other scary movies as well like "I Know What You Did Last Summer". Remembering this movie is like a trip down memory lane. I recall that I and my siblings watched this movie together. Four of us are married now.

I can compare this to "White Chicks" which is also an old funny movie. Sometimes it's fun when it doesn't make sense.
Posted by Chinet23 on 07-26-2018
lovely
Truthfully I haven't seen any of these movies but would loved to see scream because of the storyline I don't scary or horror movies which I wouldn't bother myself with scary movies.Will.check out scream and see.if it will worth my.time.
Posted by lovely on 07-26-2018