Scream

Corrected entry: When Sydney is in the police car, she picks up the radio and tells the police that somebody is trying to kill them. Not only does she give the name of the homeowners and the address, but she is attacked in the middle of her conversation, and screams. A few minutes later, Billy grabs her and says that it is a few minutes after midnight, exactly one year after they killed her mother. However, the police don't show until sunrise. What happened in the six hours?

AidanN

Correction: Just because the last scene started at sunrise doesn't mean that's when the police just got there. They could have been there for hours before hand, shortly after Billy was killed. It sometimes takes the police 1/2 hour to an hour to get somewhere, so they were probably there shortly between the second to last and the last scene. Also, the call Sidney made in the car may not have officially gone through.

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Corrected entry: When Sidney and Billy go upstairs to 'talk', Randy says "I think I'll go check on them" and heads for the stairs. In the next scene he's on the couch. What happened?

AidanN

Correction: This is not a mistake, it's a question. He could have 1) decided to finish watching the movie by himself and/or 2) decided not to disturb Sidney and Billy because he knew they were trying to have a good time.

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Corrected entry: When Casey is looking outside at a tied-up Steve while on the phone with the killer, her hair is hanging over the phone. Cut to the scene of Steve, then back to Casey and her hair is pushed behind her ear. Back to Steve, then back to Casey again - her hair is hanging over the phone again.

Correction: I've just watched this and the hair doesn't move at all.

Ssiscool Premium member
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Corrected entry: In the scene where Dewey and Gale are walking down the street looking for the abandoned car, they see two cars coming towards them on the road but when they jump out of the way you can clearly see only one car pass them. And there are no side roads for the other car to turn on to. (01:14:45)

Correction: That's what I thought at first. But after watching it closely, the second car does, in fact, drive by. It's very quick, but it is there.

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Corrected entry: When Tatum calls Sidney at 7:15, she reaches over to get the phone. Before answering it her left sleeve is almost to her elbow, but when she answers it, the sleeve is at her wrist.

AidanN

Correction: Her sleeve slid down while reaching to the phone. It happens all the time a sleeve you pull up usually tends to drop back down to your wrist.

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Corrected entry: After Sydney gets attacked at the beginning and is sitting in the back of an ambulance for police questioning, the ambulance says Bayshore, when Woodsboro is inland in California.

AidanN

Correction: Bayshore is just the name of the ambulance company - it doesn't imply that the ambulance can only operate near a bay or a shore.

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Corrected entry: Sidney is talking with Stu and Tatum at the lockers when someone runs buy wearing the Ghostface mask. She runs down the hall, bumping into Billy, then goes into the bathroom and meets the killer. We know it isn't Billy because we just saw him, but how would Stu get into the bathroom without passing by Billy and Sidney?

Correction: It was made pretty clear that it was two other kids that ran through the hall. There is a scene with Henry Winkler (principal) who is expelling the two students due to the prank.

Lummie Premium member
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Corrected entry: In the garage, Tatum can't escape because the killer locked the door. But once Tatum's killed, the killer leaves the garage without unlocking the door. (01:02:35)

Hamster Premium member

Correction: Tatum walks into the garage, leaving the garage door wide open. The killer then slowly closes the door and locks it. Tatum tries to open the locked door, then opens the outside garage door. Tatum walks over to see the door open half-way, then close, and turns to see the killer in front of the, now unlocked, garage door. Even though the killer is wearing a GhostFace mask, I doubt he can walk through a closed and locked door.

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Corrected entry: When Billy, Sidney, and Stu are in the kitchen, Billy licks the blood on his fingers and says "Corn syrup. The same thing they used for pigs' blood in Carrie." However, after Sidney and Stu had sex earlier, there is no way Billy would have had time to smear corn syrup on himself while being stabbed by Ghostface (Stu). We don't see him rub anything on himself. He couldn't have been wearing a packet of fake blood, because Sidney would have noticed it while they were taking off their clothes.

Correction: He could have had blood caps in his pockets. The same blood caps are being used in Halloween parties for making blood come out of your mouth.

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Corrected entry: In the beginning of the movie Casey locks the one door twice.Once before she finds out that it's a psycho on the phone and another time after he says "I wanna know who I'm looking at".

Correction: The second time, she may have been checking to assure herself that it was locked.

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Corrected entry: Since there were people coming and going to the party after Tatum was killed, and their cars were parked out front, don't you think someone would have noticed a body hanging from the garage door? The news van is also out in front of the driveway the entire time but apparently no one inside sees anything.

Correction: The garage door is on the other side of the house.

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Corrected entry: When Dewey comes out the house with a knife in his back, he collapses to the floor twice. (01:23:40)

Hamster Premium member

Correction: He actually falls on his knees and then in the next shot he falls to the ground from that position.

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Corrected entry: When the killer comes out of the house, and pulls the knife out of Dewey's back, look close, and you can see that although the knife was in his back very deep, it is totally clean. (01:23:45)

Hamster Premium member

Correction: The killer pulls the knife out of his back and wipes it with the sleeve of his costume.It is certainly not clear enough to see the blade the second he pulls it out of Dewey's back.

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Corrected entry: Just before Sidney shoots Billy in the head, look at the Ghostface mask behind his shoulder. It looks pristine, but just after you see the big flash from the gun you see the mask has dry blood over it. (01:38:20)

Correction: When Sidney shoots Billy in the face, the bullet comes out the back of his skull causing blood to pour out at the back of his head (if you look at the scene in slow motion this is very clear). Since the mask was behind his head, the blood from the back of his head splattered on the mask.

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Corrected entry: In the scene where Dewey and Gale are entering the house where the party takes place he talks to Sidney and says anything like "Hey Sidney" and she replies something like "Anything new about my father?". This is really strange because Dewey dropped Sidney and Tatum at the party about only 5 minutes ago. The conversation gives the impression that they have not talked to each other for a much longer time.

Correction: The reason she asks about her father is BECAUSE Dewey dropped them off five minutes earlier. He drops them off, then leaves (at least, Sidney thinks he leaves), and so when she sees him returning so soon she assumes some urgent news has come up.

Twotall
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Corrected entry: When you see Sidney's dad tied up on the floor just in front you see Stu's bloody hand and you hear dripping blood but you don't see any blood dripping. (01:32:20)

Correction: Although the scene might suggest the blood dripping from Stu's hand, it is not impossible that it is dripping from another bodypart (i.e. his belly) as he has just been stabbed multiple times and is losing a lot of blood.

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There was suppose to be blood dripping from his hands but they cut it.

Corrected entry: In the house when Sidney is attacked for the first time, she runs into her bedroom and tries to call the police using her house phone. When she realises it's engaged (because the other house phone is off the hook), she tries to contact the police via her computer. The police subsequently turn up. Problem is she only got as far as the computer asking what her emergency was. She never stated that she needed the police, so (a) how did the emergency services know what service to send to her, and (b) how did they even know who the request was from?

Correction: 911 has the obligation to respond to every call, despite knowing who called. At times, a caller - or in this case, the typist - can't hang on the line to tell the operator what the problem is or what services are needed. Granted, fire and ambulance services should have also arrived, but that's another argument.

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Corrected entry: At the very end when Sidney finds out who is doing the killing, and she's fighting and wrestling around on the floor with the killer, one minute she has black sneakers on, and the next minute she's wearing her boots when she walks through the door.

Correction: The black sneakers are actually the killers, the confusing part is when Sidney pokes an umbrella point in the killer and the view of the sneakers,when the killer drops his knife, are at a reverse angle which makes it look like they are Sidney's, so Sidney appears to have boots on all along.

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Corrected entry: Sydney punches Gale Weathers on the left cheek outside the police station, but afterwards Gale clutches her right cheek, and it's the right cheek on which she gets a bruise. (00:35:05)

Hamster Premium member

Correction: She is in fact punched on the left side of her face. After she is punched she holds her left cheek in her right hand because her microphone is in her left hand. Then the next day when Gale is putting on her make up, the bruise is on her left cheek but faded because of the make up.

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Corrected entry: When Kenny is killed, the bag of crisps he was eating are standing up on the side. But when Gale is trying to find Kenny, and looks in the van, the bag of crisps are now laying down on the side, tucked under a shelf. (01:20:15 - 01:22:05)

Hamster Premium member

Correction: There is a long interval between the time Kenny dies and when Gale arrives. After Syd leaves the killer is left alone in the van. When that happened he spread blood all over the van and lay Kenny on top of it. During that time he could have decided to move the crisp packet or even to eat the crisps and then discard the packet under the shelf.

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Audio problem: When Sidney comes running to the house and she sees Dewey come out with the knife in his back she screams "Dewey!" but her mouth says "no!" (01:23:45)

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Randy: There are certain rules one must abide in order to sucuessfully survive a horror movie, rule number one, you can never have sex.
[Everyone jeers.]
Randy: Big no-no! Big no-no!
Stu: I'd be a dead man.
Randy: Rule number two, you can never drink or do drugs. [Everyone clacks their beers together.] It's the sin factor. An extension of number one. And number three, never, ever, under any circumstances say "I'll be right back." Because you won't be back.
Stu: Hey, I'm gettin' another beer, you want one?
Randy: Yeah, sure.
Stu: [Dramatically.] I'll be right back!
Randy: Yeah, you bent the rules. I'll see you in the kitchen with a knife.

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Trivia: When Sidney and Tatum are talking on the porch, Sidney says, "...If I'm wrong, that means the killer may still be out there..." Tatum replies, "Don't go there, Sid. You're starting to sound like some Wes Carpenter flick." This is an inside joke about "Scream" director Wes Craven. He often jokes about how people always confuse him with "Halloween" director John Carpenter. (00:54:10)

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Question: Is it true that near the end of the movie, Skeet Ulrich really cries out in pain (not acting), because Neve Campbell accidentally hit him in an area where he was once injured in real life?

Answer: This is according to IMDb: When Sidney comes out of the closet and stabs Billy with an umbrella, the stunt man was supposed to hit a pad on Skeet Ulrich's chest. The first hit got the pad but the second one slipped and hit him in the chest (you can see it in his reaction). Wes Craven kept it in because of its authenticity.

Shannon Jackson
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