In 2000, Scary Movie chuckled its way into cinemas. The horror comedy, conceived as a spoof of the Scream films, proved popular with audiences and resulted in a run of sequels.

But how many Scary Movie movies are there?

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Scary Movie films in order

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To date, there are five Scary Movie films. The Scary Movie films – which were produced between 2000 and 2013 – include:

  • Scary Movie (2000)
  • Scary Movie 2 (2001)
  • Scary Movie 3 (2003)
  • Scary Movie 4 (2006)
  • Scary Movie 5 (2013)
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Are all of the Scary Movie movies part of the same series?

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All five entries in the Scary Movie collection are part of the same series. The series parodies many well-known movies, from I Know What You Did Last Summer and Signs, to The Village and The Haunting, amongst others.

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Who are the cast of the Scary Movie films?

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A number of cast members reappear across the course of the Scary Movie film series. Notable actors in the series include Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Charlie Sheen, Kevin Hart, Leslie Nielsen, Molly Shannon, Edward Moss, Queen Latifah, Eddie Griffin, Pamela Anderson, and Jenny McCarthy.

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Is the Scary Movie film series the work of the same director?

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The Scary Movie series is the work of multiple directors. Keenan Ivory Wayans directed Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2, David Zucker directed Scary Movie 3 and Scary Movie 4, and Malcolm D. Lee directed Scary Movie 5.

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What is the best Scary Movie film?

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Scary Movie is regarded as the best entry in the series, while Scary Movie 5 is considered the weakest film in the collection.

According to IMDb the Scary Movie films are ranked as follows:

  • Scary Movie (2000) – 6.2/10
  • Scary Movie 3 (2003) – 5.5/10
  • Scary Movie 2 (2001) – 5.3/10
  • Scary Movie 4 (2006) – 5.0/10
  • Scary Movie 5 (2013) – 3.5/10
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