Scream 3

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.

Trivia: And again in this movie there's a small part for the man himself, Wes Craven. He's the guy with the video camera walking by Jay and Silent Bob. He even takes a good look at the camera. (00:18:30)


Trivia: Just to alert those not in the know - if you were in the audience and were entirely confused when two characters dressed in black appeared, the tall skinny one says something to Gale, and half the people around you laughed, you clearly haven't watched enough good films. Those characters are Jay and Silent Bob from Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, and Dogma - four fantastic films from Kevin Smith, who plays Silent Bob. Go and see them. Now.

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Trivia: The house used during the climax, where most of the killing takes place, is the same house used as a school in Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later.

Trivia: The videotape in which Randy appeared is called Scary Movie 101. Scary Movie was the original title of Scream.

Trivia: During Cotton Weary's death, many of the shots used are similar or the same to the ones used for Casey's death in Scream and Heather Graham's death in Stab.

Trivia: At the start of the film where Cotton Weary enters his house looking for his ill-fated girlfriend. He takes his jacket off and reveals a jumper similar to Casey's in Scream. A sure fire sign of his death.

Trivia: Kevin Williamson (who had written the first two films, as well as the fourth) had an entirely different plot in mind, which he had outlined and given to the studio, only for it to be passed on. His original concept had the killers in the film be members of a "Stab" (the film-within-the-film) fan-club, who orchestrated the murders in order to gain fame and become heirs to Sidney Prescott's status as the soul-survivor. Aspects of this unused original story treatment were re-written into the fourth film, which features a killer whose motivation is fame and becoming the soul-survivor.

Trivia: When Sidney is walking onto the set of her room there is a "Creed" poster. Creed is the band whose two songs, "What If" and "Is This the End", are on the movie's soundtrack.

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Trivia: Matthew Lillard revealed that his character from the first film, Ghostface killer Stuart "Stu" Macher, was originally going to be the new Ghostface killer in this film. Stu actually survived when Sidney pushed the TV on his head. From prison, Stu was going to orchestrate new Ghostface attacks to get revenge on Sidney. Stu was ultimately written out of the film and replaced with Roman Bridger.

Trivia: At one point, it was not known whether Neve Campbell would be able to appear in the film as Sidney due to her hectic work schedule. The studio even considered writing out of the character. She eventually agreed to appear in the film, but was only able to be on-set for a few weeks. This is why she doesn't have as many scenes as she does in the other three "Scream" movies.


Trivia: In the early days of production, they had originally planned for Angelina Tyler to be the second killer, but this plan was scrapped before filming began.


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.

More mistakes in Scream 3

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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