Scream 4 parents guide

Scream 4 Parent Guide

Some villains never die.

Release date April 15, 2011

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).

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

Run Time: 111 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Scream 4 rated R? Scream 4 is rated R by the MPAA for strong bloody violence, language and some teen drinking.

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.

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Cast and Crew

Scream 4 is directed by Wes Craven and stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Dane Farwell.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Scream 4 movie is October 4, 2011. Here are some details…

Scream 4 releases to home video on October 4, 2011.

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