Scream 2

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Slightly milder sequel to the post-modern slasher.

R 1997 120 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 71 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Great tv series

Good for a horror film series. Not for young children but teens will enjoy
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age 16+

Another great slasher!

This is not as good as the original, but Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette once again do an awesome job with their roles! Sidney does still show lots of endurance and perseverance and Gale Weathers is still trying to get a good story on the new Ghostface, just like the first one. Again, the violence is too extreme for viewers under mid-teens, but this sequel is not a waste of time for those who liked the first “Scream” flick.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

Movie Details

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