Scream 4 (2011) Movie Review

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Scream 4 (2011)

2011 | R | Horror, Mystery
111 minutes / 1h 51min

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Scream 4 Plot Synopsis:

Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Scream 4 (2011) Review

Scream 4 (2011) is a 1h 51-minute American mystery slasher horror film that is the fourth and final installment in the Scream series. Director Wes Craven (Scream (1996), A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), New Nightmare (1994), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)) executed the movie fabulously and manages to throw in 2 decent jump scares. The film was shot in Healdsburg, California, USA and several locations in Michigan USA including Plymouth; Ann Arbor; Woodworth Middle School, Dearborn; Northville; Hutzel Women’s Hospital, Detroit; Livonia; Clement Rd, Northville and W Dunlap St & Linden St, Northville.

Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell - Party of Five (1994-2000), Scream (1996), Wild Things (1998), The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride (1998)) returns to town, Woodsboro for a book signing and the killing almost immediately starts. Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox - Friends (1994-2004), Cougar Town (2009-2015), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Scream (1996)) is no longer a reporter and has been married to Dewey Riley for ten years. Dewey (David Arquette - Never Been Kissed (1999), Eight Legged Freaks (2002), Jake and the Never Land Pirates (2011-2016), Scream (1996)) is the chief police who has a lot on his plate to deal with at the station including new and old things.

Ghostface has returned to Woodsboro in the disguise as a new killer but we are reminded that Gale helped an awful lot in solving the previous crime, and a book came out of that. Gale has writers block, but that quickly changes after the murders started to happen again. Sidney is determined to keep her cousin Jill (Emma Roberts - We’re the Millers (2013), Aquamarine (2006), Wild Child (2008), The Art of Getting By (2011)) alive at any cost. Sidney shows us her new moves as she defends Jill from being attacked.

The entire cast gave us strong performances, and I think that is because they had a strong script with solid dialogues. I do not like the majority of Scream movies but this my favorite out of all because it is cool, fun, inventive, pretty scary sometimes, and well acted. Scream fans should see this film as soon as possible if you have not already.

  • Scream 4 Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 5
  • Overall Score: 5.50
  • IMDB: 6.2
  • MetaCritic: 5.2
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 5.9

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About Scream 4 2011

Title: Scream 4
Year: 2011
Runtime: 111 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Reviewer: Score: 2.5 / 5 stars Avg. Rating: 2.75/5 stars from 115,939 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 115,939 MPAA Rating: R
Scream 4 Cast Starring: Matthew Lillard, Roger Jackson, Wes Craven, Brittani Cox, Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Anna Paquin, Marley Shelton, Anthony Anderson, Courteney Cox, Rory Culkin, Corlandos Scott, Adam Brody, Kef Lee, Ralph H. Meyer, Britt Robertson, Gordon Michaels, Rebecca Mccarthy, Nicholas Ritz, Mary McDonnell, Nancy O'Dell, Kim Adams, Aimee Teegarden, Kathryn Henzler, Lucy Hale, Nico Tortorella, Nesti Gee, John Lepard, Devin Scillian, Dane Farwell
Scream 4 Writers: NA
Scream 4 Director: Wes Craven
Box Office: $38,176,892
Production: The Weinstein Company/Dimension
Website: http://www.scream-4.com/
Language: English
Country: USA