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Scary Movie Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

mindless fun

Full Review Source: Old School Reviews | Original Score: C+

May 5, 2013
Beth Pratt
Common Sense Media

This movie will only frighten you with its crudeness.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 1/5

January 1, 2011
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Ends up being less funny than its primary target, the already-self-satirizing Scream series.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2/4

January 7, 2010
Steve Biodrowski
ESplatter

The appeal seems to lie less in laughter than in respect for the filmmakers' irreverence as viewers sit back and think, "I can't believe they showed that!"

Full Review Source: ESplatter

July 4, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

If you're hoping to forget your troubles for 90 minutes, Scary Movie certainly does the job.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

May 26, 2006
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Does its spoofing with a blunt instrument instead of a scalpel, and it's engineered to appeal to the lowest instincts of its targeted adolescent audiences.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: D

December 6, 2005
Chris Gore
Film Threat

Scary Movie's humor is definitely in the gutter.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2/5

December 6, 2005
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

The humor in this movie is based on the concept that if enough jokes are fired off in a row, some of them will make you laugh. The concept works.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 3/4

September 30, 2005
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The kind of thing that leads to sleepless nights -- from severely bruised rib cages.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

October 10, 2003
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

Scary Movie is a sporadically hilarious parody of teen horror movies that too frequently seems half-baked.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: B-

May 22, 2003
Christina Ziegler-McPherson
Palo Alto Weekly

Make no mistake -- this one is lowbrow comedy all the way.

| Original Score: 2/4

May 20, 2003
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

[The Wayans'] approach, incorporating the crude humor that has become so popular of late, generates an unfortunate digression from the point.

Full Review Source: Film Quips Online | Original Score: 3/5

February 8, 2003
Kim Newman
Sight and Sound

The air of desperation is emphasised by the insistence on padding out horror-movie gags with crude Farrelly-style humour.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

December 2, 2002
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

This is Dumb American Comedy at its best and well worth 90 minutes of your time.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

October 30, 2002
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

Scary Movie is sporadically hilarious, and worth seeing for that...

Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal

September 10, 2002
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

I couldn't help wishing I were watching that obscure little children's fantasy instead. As I recall, it's a lot funnier and more frightening than Scary Movie.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

August 2, 2002
Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine

By far director/actor Keenen Ivory Wayans' best parody effort to date, primarily because he here taps into a rejuvenated genre and is given access to broader subject matter with universal appeal.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 5, 2002
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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There's energy and glee in the movie, as if the Wayans brothers were still little boys, desperately working to out-gross each other. Naughty little boys and girls everywhere, even those who have officially grown up, will appreciate their commitment.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 22, 2002
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

One of the most appallingly hysterical movies of all time.

Full Review Source: Matinee Magazine | Original Score: short

March 7, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

The film just uses the scattershot approach to parody: Throw constant jokes at the screen and some of them will stick.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 10, 2001
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