Metacritic Movie Ratings
Scream 4 Reviews

3.0

52

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Some of the riffs are really funny and/or expertly scary. Others have the feel of awfully snappy dialogue crafted by middleaged people trying a little too eagerly to sound like the young people from whose mouths the banter flows.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    The generational mix of actors works well enough, although Campbell too often seems stranded with little to do until the climax.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    It's hard to sustain that cheeky meta humor, and the film seems to just give in and join its slasher brethren, devolving into a string of gruesome, but unoriginal, slayings.

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