Scary Movie is a 2000 American parody film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. The film is a dark comedy that heavily parodies the horror, slasher, and mystery genres. Several mid- and late-’90s films and TV shows are spoofed, and the script is primarily based on the ’90s hit horror films Scream (1996) and I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997).
“Six friends – Cindy Campbell, Bobby Prinze, Buffy Gilmore, Greg Phillipe, Ray Wilkins, and Brenda Meeks – are being stalked by a serial killer. A serial killer that is after them because of an accident that they caused last Halloween. A serial killer that seems to have come out of every other scary movie. The body count has already started with Drew Decker, the local town slut, and it’s starting to build up. The friends are going to have to escape from both the killer’s clutches and annoying news reporter Gail Hailstorm if they plan on living to the sequel…
– Written by Will ”