Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. This funny, gory stab-athon is as sophisticated about the mechanics of Part 2s as the original was savvy about horror flicks.
  2. 90
    Inevitably a little patchier and less startlingly original than its predecessor -- S2 is an ingenious, often hilarious, movie that does nothing to diminish the well-deserved cult reputation of its director.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 123 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
  1. Nov 1, 2012
    In my opinion, "Scream 2" is even better than the first. It's funnier, scarier, and a lot more confident. Featuring even more memorable death scenes and dialogue that's worth talking about, every scene is delicious. The twist ending is a great homage to horror films in general, and the thrills are non-stop. Plus one for the fact that Sarah Michelle Gellar's in it. Full Review »
  2. May 31, 2012
    One Of The Best Sequals Of All Time!
    Just As Good As The 1st Scream Sarah Michelle Gellar Does A Great Job
  3. Mar 2, 2012
    A fantastic sequel, Scream 2 have much great elements, the cast, and the moments of scare, one of my favorite parts is the death of Cici (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is fantastic, really the direction, the cast all is fantastic, Scream 2 is scare. Full Review »