Scary Movie

Scary Movie
Movie poster for "Scary Movie".jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans
Produced by
  • Eric L. Gold
  • Lee R. Mayes
Written by
Music byDavid Kitay
CinematographyFrancis Kenny
Edited byMark Helfrich
  • Wayans Bros. Entertainment[1]
  • Gold/Miller Productions[1]
  • Brad Grey Pictures[1]
Distributed byDimension Films[1]
Release date
  • July 7, 2000 (2000-07-07)
Running time
88 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$19 million[3]
Box office$278 million[3]

Scary Movie is a 2000 American comedy horror film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. The film is a parody of multiple genres including the horror, slasher, and mystery film genres. Several 1990s films and TV shows are also spoofed, and the script primarily follows the plot of slasher films Scream (1996) and I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997). The film has mixed reviews on Metacritic[4] and grossed $278 million worldwide on a $19 million budget.[3] The first installment in the Scary Movie film series, it was followed by four sequels.[5]

  1. ^ a b c d "Scary Movie". American Film Institute. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  2. ^ "Scary Movie (18)". British Board of Film Classification. August 3, 2000. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
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  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference Meta was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ "Scary Movie 5 , Cogan's Trade and Butter Get New Dates". February 16, 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2017.