A hyper-intelligent serial killer preys on the teenage denizens of a small town, using their fascination with horror movie conventions to set up his diabolical doings. An intelligent, well-crafted thriller from the creator of "A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET." The deluxe version contains a behind-the-scenes featurette and running audio commentary from Craven.
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"...In addition to a strong surface sheen, Craven has put together a strong ensemble cast..."
Variety - Leonard Klady (12/16/1996)
"...A deft, funny, shrewdly unsettling tribute..."
Entertainment Weekly - Owen Gleiberman (01/10/1997)
"...It's sensational in both sense of the word: a bravura, provocative sendup of horror pictures that's also scary and gruesome..."
Los Angeles Times - Kevin Thomas (12/20/1996)
"...The movie itself, for all of its ironic in-jokes, also functions as a horror film -- a bloody and gruesome one, that uses as many cliches as it mocks..."
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert (12/20/1996)
"SCREAM revived a genre that had been dead since the late '80s."
Total Film - Jamie Graham (01/01/2004)