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Scream 4

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Wes Craven


Neve Campbell
Courteney Cox
David Arquette
Dane Farwell


Dimension Films

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Still shot from the movie: Scream 4.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


When Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) returns to Woodsboro during a book tour, someone begins calling the residents, inquiring about their favorite scary movie. But that's not all. Sidney's arrival also coincides with the return of the knife-wielding Ghostface (Dane Farwell).

Content Details

Why Is Scream 4 Rated R?

Scream 4 is rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some teen drinking.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Scream 4...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence with realistic details.

- Frequent scenes depicting stabbing, fighting, shooting and beating.

- Frequent weapons violence with blood and detail shown.

- Frequent portrayals of corpses in some detail.

- Frequent disturbing scenes.

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual references.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang,

- Infrequent use of profanity and cursing.

- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol and Drug Use:

- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use, sometimes to excess.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

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Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Frequent Violence.
AB 14A Coarse Language, Gory Violence, Not Recommended for Children.
MB 18A Violence, Gory Scenes.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Gory Scenes, Graphic Violence.
QC 13+

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