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Summary After a series of mysterious deaths befalls their small town, an offbeat group of friends led by Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell) become the target of a masked killer. As the body count begins to rise, Sydney and her friends find themselves contemplating the "Rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one. [Miram...

Directed By: Wes Craven

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 25 Critic Reviews
66
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 922 User Ratings
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Summary After a series of mysterious deaths befalls their small town, an offbeat group of friends led by Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell) become the target of a masked killer. As the body count begins to rise, Sydney and her friends find themselves contemplating the "Rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one. [Miram...

Directed By: Wes Craven

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 25 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 25 Critic Reviews
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64% Positive
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28% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 922 User Ratings
8.6
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Universal Acclaim Based on 922 User Ratings
8.6
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4% Mixed
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5% Negative
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Production Company Dimension Films, Woods Entertainment
Release Date Dec 20, 1996
Duration 1 h 51 m
Rating R
Tagline A new thriller from Wes Craven
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
• 3 Wins & 6 Nominations
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
• 4 Wins & 5 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations