Scream

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $103,046,663Details
International Box Office $70,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $173,046,663
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
78% - Certified Fresh
Audience
78% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 20th, 1996 (Wide) by Miramax
Video Release: December 8th, 1998 by Dimension Home
MPAA Rating: R for strong graphic horror violence and gore, and for language
Franchise: Scream
Keywords: Teenage Slasher, Spoof, Surprise Twist, Revenge, Relationships Gone Wrong, Wrongfully Convicted
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 29th, 2011

It's a very busy week for DVD and Blu-ray releases with several top-tier releases, as well as plenty of interesting catalog titles. Paradoxically, this week's list could be rather short, as I've previously reviewed most of the major releases, while I'm still waiting on about half of the catalog titles to show up. So this week's list is mostly just links to the reviews already done and notices of what reviews to look forward to if / when late screeners arrive. In the meantime, the best of the best is a three-horse race between Tangled, Black Swan, and Mad Men: Season Four. All three are absolutely worth picking up, but for Pick of the Week I'm going with the Mad Men: Season Four on Blu-ray. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Scream Trilogy

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1996/12/20 4 $6,354,586   1,413 $4,497   $6,354,261 3
1996/12/27 5 $9,075,667 +43% 1,450 $6,259   $21,253,204 10
1997/01/03 3 $10,015,810 +10% 1,737 $5,766   $39,084,452 17
1997/01/10 4 $7,439,018 -26% 1,833 $4,058   $50,020,541 24
1997/01/17 6 $7,344,739 -1% 1,904 $3,858   $59,475,789 31
1997/01/24 6 $4,040,199 -45% 1,994 $2,026   $64,593,256 38
1997/01/31 3 $4,505,137 +12% 1,835 $2,455   $70,363,067 45
1997/02/07 5 $3,563,218 -21% 1,750 $2,036   $75,008,414 52
1997/02/14 10 $3,261,988 -8% 1,431 $2,280   $79,108,017 59
1997/02/21 12 $1,827,708 -44% 1,212 $1,508   $81,534,236 66
1997/02/28 15 $1,301,110 -29% 1,018 $1,278   $83,310,972 73
1997/03/07 17 $1,012,668 -22% 806 $1,256   $84,681,531 80
1997/03/14 20 $629,419 -38% 658 $957   $85,605,609 87
1997/03/21 27 $300,194 -52% 514 $584   $86,107,113 94
1997/03/28 33 $191,671 -36% 334 $574   $86,461,860 101
1997/04/04 34 $164,783 -14% 282 $584   $86,742,515 108
1997/04/11 9 $2,016,006 +1,123% 1,270 $1,587   $88,826,827 115
1997/04/18 11 $1,557,981 -23% 1,153 $1,351   $91,007,109 122
1997/04/25 8 $1,405,839 -10% 1,216 $1,156   $93,021,393 129
1997/05/02 11 $1,115,480 -21% 986 $1,131   $94,572,358 136
1997/05/09 13 $662,126 -41% 784 $845   $95,588,264 143
1997/05/16 11 $1,459,743 +120% 1,114 $1,310   $97,302,612 150
1997/05/23 12 $1,364,809 -7% 854 $1,598   $99,131,100 157
1997/05/30 14 $780,199 -43% 796 $980   $100,248,091 164
1997/06/06 16 $471,897 -40% 711 $664   $101,107,295 171
1997/06/13 16 $370,172 -22% 607 $610   $101,717,267 178
1997/06/20 18 $331,762 -10% 532 $624   $102,275,097 185
1997/06/27 23 $180,528 -46% 431 $419   $102,633,081 192
1997/07/04 29 $86,150 -52% 270 $319   $102,803,370 199
1997/07/11 36 $57,412 -33% 164 $350   $102,926,472 206
1997/07/18 44 $38,325 -33% 140 $274   $103,001,286 213

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/8/20111314,202 14,202$113,477$113,477648
5/29/20111810,334 37,248$88,979$311,909651

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Cast

David Arquette    Deputy Dewey
Jamie Kennedy    Randy
Neve Campbell    Sidney
Liev Schreiber    Cotton Weary
Courteney Cox    Gale Weathers
Drew Barrymore    Casey Becker
Skeet Ulrich   
Matthew Lillard    Stuart Macher
Rose McGowan    Tatum Riley
Henry Winkler    Principal Arthur Himbry
W. Earl Brown    Kenneth Jones

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Marco Beltrami
Director    Wes Craven