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Scary Movie 4 Reviews

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Simon Weaving
Screenwize
October 10, 2009
By the time you get to see the fourth incarnation of any movie franchise, you should be pretty sure what you're in for %u2013 and this one is true to its brand. It's corny, mischievous and more than a tad tacky in places.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kam Williams
Richmond Post
June 16, 2007
A low-brow comedy chock full of cheap laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
February 6, 2007
There are some laughs in this latest installment.
Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com
January 28, 2007
Well, it's better than Scary Movie 3: Honey, I Sunk the Franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4.0
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
December 13, 2006
A film with more chuckles then guffaws, hopefully the producers will settle on better movies to make fun of next time around.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
October 3, 2006
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Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Michael Szymanski
Sci-Fi Weekly
August 23, 2006
Has the fourth of any film series ever worked? This does! It's a franchise that could keep on scaring up the spoofs and mixed metaphors till the cows come home to roost.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Peter Sobczynski
eFilmCritic.com
June 3, 2006
There is a certain slapdash energy and heedless silliness to the proceedings that is somewhat engaging, certainly more so than the hateful likes of Date Movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
May 12, 2006
This franchise will never make the history books, but, you know, if they have to keep coming, this is probably the best of the lot, with more laughs than you might expect.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Joe Utichi
FilmFocus
May 6, 2006
Scary Movie 4 is a fun time out at the pictures, but the genre has become so unnecessarily vicious over the last few years, and has lost its way so desperately, that you end up feeling rather guilty for laughing at it.
| Original Score: 3/5
Mike Ward
Richmond.com
April 22, 2006
Who doesn't like a good Charlie Sheen / Viagra gag? I mean, besides Heidi Fleiss...
Angela Baldassarre
Sympatico.ca
April 20, 2006
I can take a gross movie as well as anyone, but seeing Leslie Nielsen naked in "Scary Movie 4" pretty much set the limit.
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
April 19, 2006
More disposable than a five-day-old Good News razor, David Zucker's Scary Movie 4 is strictly a movie for the moment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
April 18, 2006
You know exactly what you're going to get, and you get it. Is that so wrong?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Luke Y. Thompson
Village Voice
April 18, 2006
The jokes miss more than they hit, but there are a lot of them, and when they work, it's gold.
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
April 18, 2006
Cheap laughs are better than no laughs at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
April 17, 2006
There's a kinda/sorta plot going on here that strings together a bunch of gags, which work more often than not.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
Larry Ratliff
San Antonio Express-News
April 17, 2006
Spoofing on surprisingly solid footing for a third sequel, Scary Movie 4 continues the shift from horror to slap-shtick that director David Zucker began with No. 3 in 2003.
| Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 16, 2006
For what it's worth, Scary Movie 4 probably is the best entry in this strangely resilient series.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
Chris Carle
IGN Movies
April 14, 2006
If you enjoyed any of the previous Scary Movies this one will likely appeal to you. The humor is broad, but much of it hits.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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