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Scream 2 Reviews

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December 6, 2005
Scream 2 isn't nearly as fresh, suspenseful or witty as it's inaugural bloodfest.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 26, 2009
There's a lot more going on here than in Scream... So why isn't it a slam dunk? Because of the writing, which is just lousy in any number of ways.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
March 18, 2011
A bland limp sequel that fails to follow the act of the charismatic first film...
June 24, 2006
The film itself is stuck in a cycle of repetition, with slight variations.
January 1, 2000
Generally it disappoints.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
It's not as good as the original.
January 1, 2000
Too serious to be funny and too light-hearted to be scary. Some of the characters in it talk about how sequels are inferior products, and the movie they're in doesn't prove them wrong.
| Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
It managed to take what started out as an interesting franchise and ruin it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Wes Craven's Scream successfully combined humour and our love of being scared.
Full Review | Original Score: 70/100
January 1, 2000
Williamson and Craven do a good job spoofing the first film, but they continue to drive some of the same points home over and over again.
January 1, 2000
Falls down exactly where Scream succeeded so brilliantly, getting itself hopelessly tangled up in exactly the clichs at which it purports to be poking fun.
January 1, 2000
Scream 2 wishes it were as cool as the original.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 23, 2007
This disappointing sequel to last year's horror sleeper gets trapped in the clichés it's trying to send up.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
July 12, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 1, 2015
Old-hand Craven delivers a delectably gruesome, well-crafted horror yarn that is crisply edited, inventively photographed and devilishly cast.
January 1, 2000
Wes Craven was born to direct this material. One of the most successful of horror filmmakers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
The movie is enjoyable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 30, 2011
Bloody good fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 20, 2011
Its self-awareness has a brashness that can be enlivening.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 18, 2007
Scream 2 is as clever and nerve-wracking as the original; on its own self-referential, crowd-pleasing terms, it's a success.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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