Scream 3

Corrected entry: Towards the end of the movie when the killer confronts Sidney, she shoots him 6 times leaving a crescent of bullet holes in his costume, but the next time we see him the holes are gone. Later, when he reveals himself he shows Sidney his Kevlar vest and the bullet holes are back.

Correction: If you look very closely, you will see little white holes in the suit.

Corrected entry: In the scene where the cast are hanging out in Jennifer's house with Gale and Dewey, the door opens by itself and Dewey points his gun out the door. When he calls out the names of the actors, watch the wall behind him and Gale, you can see a shadow of a cast/crew member on the wall.

Correction: Who says that's not the killer, sneaking around the house?

Corrected entry: In Scream one of the newsreaders says that Maureen Prescott's body was dumped near the Town Square. In Stab 3, at the flashback set, Maureen's body is in her bedroom.

Correction: Stab 3 is only a film BASED on events that happened in the 'real' world of Scream

Corrected entry: In the scene where all the characters are together in the house and they smell gas, the power goes out, but the fax machine is working pretty well.

Correction: The LIGHTS go out. There's no reason why the killer couldn't have just cut the lighting circuit, but left the main power to the house intact.

Jez

Corrected entry: The "Movie Gale" learns that she gets killed next, based on the idea that the killer is going in the order of how they get killed in the script. That means that Gale Weathers dies in Stab 3. But when the "Movie Gale" gets killed behind the 2-way mirrors, you can hear her say that she is the killer in Stab 3.

Correction: Gale lies and says she is the killer in "Stab 3" so she won't actually be killed.

Corrected entry: When Cotton is driving home to save his girlfriend he passes an advertising poster, on which is written, that Cotton's own TV show "100% Cotton" is shown weekdays at 3.30 p.m.on television. But when he has reached his house you can see the TV screen on which Cotton's show is on, although it's definitely too late for 3.30 p.m.(It's dark outside, maybe 8 or 9 o'clock.)

Correction: His show isn't running when he gets home at 8pm. What is on is a trailer for the next day's show about road rage (which is kind of ironic given Cotton's driving to get home).

Corrected entry: When everybody is at Jennifer's house and the killer starts sending them faxes, the power is cut and everyone runs outside. But a few seconds later, when one of the guys runs back in, the fax machine is still going, even with the power out.

Correction: The killer might just have cut the lights - power switches often run on a separate circuit. Alternatively, some people have suggested there's a UPS (uninterruptible power supply) next to the fax, which could keep it going.

Corrected entry: Towards the end of the film (after we've established that the killer is wearing a bullet-proof vest) why does Sidney bother to stab him in the chest? It's not as though she's forgotten because she then tells Dewey to shoot him in the head! (01:45:24)

Correction: When a bullet is shot into a bullet-proof vest, it melts the compact plastic inside. However, if a very sharp object was plunged into a bullet-proof vest, it would go through, because it lacked the heat to melt the plastic. There's a distinction between bullet-proof and stab-proof jackets.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Sidney is in her old house on the set, and she opens the door and almost falls out, then she looks down there is no bed down there, then the killer comes running in the door and she throws him down and then all of a sudden there's a bed...

Correction: There is a bed there but it can only be seen on the widescreen version.

Corrected entry: I think a few of the characters seem to have forgotten the 2nd victim in the opening scene. References are made to "Two dead people" when there were three and "three and a bodyguard" when there were five dead at that point.

Correction: He didn't say three dead people and a body guard. He said three dead celebrities and a body guard.

Corrected entry: When Dewey is shooting at the one-way mirror he fires seven shots form a revolver (they only hold six) then he fires again without reloading and is surprised to find it empty.

Correction: Some revolvers do hold 7 shots: http://www.taurususa.com/m817.html.

Corrected entry: Dewey said he took Sidney's file but it was on the Detective's desk.

Correction: Dewey said he took the file from the Woodsboro police station. Not from the L.A. one. He was discussing with her about the issue of that particular station being ransacked looking for Sidney's file.

Other mistake: On the back cover of Scream 3 in the Scream trilogy on DVD, the town of the original killings is referred to as Greensboro twice. The correct name of the town is Woodsboro, of course.

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Sidney: What do you know about trilogies?
Mark: All I know is that in the third one, all bets are off.

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Trivia: Sydney is still wearing the Greek Letters necklace that Derek gave her in Scream 2 throughout the movie. Not a mistake, just something to notice.

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