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    Unique ID Code: 0000021042
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 29/7/2001 12:07
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    Scary Movie (UK)

    8 / 10
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    No mercy. No shame. No sequel.
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 85 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    This hilarious, must-see comedy smash places Carmen Electra (TV`s Baywatch), Marlon Wayans (Senseless), Jon Abrahams (Boiler Room, The Faculty) and some of today`s hottest young stars in a wickedly funny send-up of today`s most popular horror movies!

    A familiar-looking group of teenagers find themselves being stalked by a more-than-vaguely recognizable masked killer! As the victims begin to pile up and the laughs pile on, none of your favorite scary movies escape the razor-sharp satire of this outrageously funny parody!

    With Shannon Elizabeth, Shawn Wayans and Cheri Oteri adding sidesplitting performances, there`s nothing to fear in this scary movie, unless you`re afraid of laughing too much!

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Additional Scenes
    DVD-Rom Features
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Italian

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Keenen Ivory Wayans

    Written By:

    Shawn Wayans
    Marlon Wayans
    Jon Abrahams
    Lochlyn Munro
    Regina Hall
    Shannon Elizabeth
    Anna Faris

    Casting By:
    Mary Vernieu
    Christine Sheaks
    Anne McCarthy

    Soundtrack By:
    David Kitay

    Director of Photography:
    Francis Kenny

    Mark Helfrich

    Costume Designer:
    Darryle Johnson

    Production Designer:
    Robb Wilson King

    Eric L. Gold
    Lisa Suzanne Blum
    Lisa Blum
    Shawn Wayans
    Marlon Wayans
    Keenen Ivory Wayans
    Lee R. Mayes
    Robb Wilson King

    Executive Producer:
    Bo Zenga
    Harvey Weinstein
    Bob Weinstein
    Peter Schwerin
    Peter Safran
    Brad Grey
    Cary Granat

    Buena Vista

    Your Opinions and Comments

    9 / 10
    After missing this film at the cinema I was looking forward to seeing it on DVD. I wasn`t disappointed! This is a great parody and well worth a look as long as you`re not easily offended. The basic plot is that of Scream with many other films such as The Matrix and I Know What You Did Last Summer also having the mick taken out of them.

    Picture quality is absolutely fine and the music score is great and fits in well with this teen film.

    As for bonus material, the behind the scenes video and the trailer are good but the deleted scenes (about 5 or 6) have to be some of the best I`ve seen, some being funnier than many scenes actually in the film. But all in all, there just aren`t enough extras to give the disc top marks.

    OK this isn`t a cinema classic or anything, but if you want a good laugh and a DVD that you`ll watch more than once then I highly recommend Scary Movie to you.
    posted by superdan on 3/9/2001 16:33
    7 / 10
    A hilarious parody and a good one, as long as you treat it like a parody. As a movie - it sucks, but as a parody - it`s cool.
    The video transfer (my disk contained only the fullscreen version) is good. There are no compression signs and the dark scenes are rendered nicely.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is flat. I couldn`t notice any activity in the surrounds.
    The menus are all still.
    The extras include a behind the scenes look and 6 deleted scenes (some funny, some - less).
    Bottom line - rude and shallow but works great, especially if you`ve seen "Scream", "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "The Matrix".
    posted by Zvi Josef on 9/9/2001 23:30