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Scary Movie 4

Spoofing popular horror films, this fourth installment in the teen-targeted franchise continues its barrage of sexual, racial and bodily functions humor in an effort to scare up some laughs. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 85
Theater Release: 13 Apr 2006
Video Release: 14 Aug 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

Why do people enjoy laughing at movies that were originally made to be frightening? How does spoofing a film help us to understand the production elements used to create suspense?

Do you think Scary Movie 4 would still be humorous without the “shock” content?

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