A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $14,000,000.00

Revenue $173,046,663.00

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Release Information

  • December 19, 1996
    R, Theatrical



Cast 19

  1. David Arquette

    David Arquette
    Deputy Dwight 'Dewey' Riley

  2. Neve Campbell

    Neve Campbell
    Sidney Prescott

  3. Courteney Cox

    Courteney Cox
    Gale Weathers

  4. Matthew Lillard

    Matthew Lillard
    Stu Macher

  5. Rose McGowan

    Rose McGowan
    Tatum Riley

  6. Skeet Ulrich

    Skeet Ulrich
    Billy Loomis

  7. Drew Barrymore

    Drew Barrymore
    Casey Becker

  8. Jamie Kennedy

    Jamie Kennedy
    Randy Meeks

  9. W. Earl Brown

    W. Earl Brown
    Kenny Jones

  10. JW

    Joseph Whipp
    Sheriff Burke

  11. Liev Schreiber

    Liev Schreiber
    Cotton Weary

  12. Roger L. Jackson

    Roger L. Jackson
    Phone Voice (voice)

  13. KP

    Kevin Patrick Walls
    Steven Orth

  14. DB

    David Booth
    Mr. Becker

  15. LH

    Lawrence Hecht
    Neil Prescott

  16. Frances Lee McCain

    Frances Lee McCain
    Mrs. Riley

  17. Henry Winkler

    Henry Winkler
    Principal Arthur Himbry

  18. Linda Blair

    Linda Blair
    Obnoxious Reporter

  19. Wes Craven

    Wes Craven
    Fred the Janitor

Crew 41


  1. BA

    Bruce Alan Miller
    Set Designer

  2. DL

    David Lubin
    Art Direction

  3. MP

    Michele Poulik
    Set Decoration

  4. BA

    Bruce Alan Miller
    Production Design

  5. GL

    Gerald Lehtola
    Art Department Coordinator


  1. MI

    Mark Irwin
    Director of Photography

  2. DM

    David Moir
    Still Photographer

  3. DK

    Dan Kneece
    Steadicam Operator

  4. KR

    Kirk R. Gardner
    Steadicam Operator

  5. MV

    Mark Van Loon
    Steadicam Operator

Costume & Make-Up

  1. CB

    Cynthia Bergstrom
    Set Costumer

  2. MH

    Mathew Hooey
    Costume Supervisor

  3. GJ

    Gary J. Saldutti
    Costume Supervisor


  1. Wes Craven

    Wes Craven

  2. AW

    Annie Welles
    Script Supervisor


  1. Patrick Lussier
  2. MM

    Marla McGuire
    Dialogue Editor

  3. JO

    John O. Wilde
    Dialogue Editor

  4. VR

    Vic Radulich
    Dialogue Editor

  5. BG

    Bob Goold
    Dialogue Editor


  1. SM

    Stuart M. Besser
    Co-Executive Producer

  2. CK

    Cathy Konrad

  3. Marianne Maddalena

    Marianne Maddalena
    Executive Producer

  4. DJ

    Dixie J. Capp

  5. Bob Weinstein

    Bob Weinstein
    Executive Producer

  6. Harvey Weinstein

    Harvey Weinstein
    Executive Producer

  7. CW

    Cary Woods

  8. LB

    Lisa Beach

  9. NM

    Nicholas Mastandrea
    Associate Producer


  1. Marco Beltrami

    Marco Beltrami
    Original Music Composer

  2. RB
  3. TE

    Tom E. Dahl
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  4. RA

    Rick Alexander
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  5. LS

    Leslie Shatz
    Sound Re-Recording Mixer

  6. SG

    Sam Gemette
    Sound Effects Editor

  7. SA

    Scott A. Tinsley
    Sound Effects Editor

  8. SR

    Sean Rush
    Boom Operator

  9. JR

    Jeff Rabhan
    Music Supervisor

  10. EG

    E. Gedney Webb
    Music Editor

Visual Effects

  1. FC

    Frank Ceglia
    Special Effects Supervisor


  1. Kevin Williamson

    Kevin Williamson

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